Opera and Lied Master classes

The Master classes of Opera and Lied 2021

In cooperation with Savonlinna Summer University & University of Fine Arts – Sibelius Academy

SUMMER 2021 (Updated 15.4.2021)

 

SOILE ISOKOSKI – Opera & Lied I, 5.-9.7.2021

Professor Soile Isokoski (Sibelius-Academy, Finland). Korrepetitor Markus Vaara (Finland).

Application period: Application period is open until April 30th
Course fee: 500€ (taxes included)

How to apply:
1) Fill in the Online application form.
2) The applicants are requested for a recording in mp3-format or video or link to video. The recording should include one opera aria and one Lied selected freely. Please send the recording, your CV and possible recommendations by email: musicacademy.savonlinna@gmail.com. Ask also more info about applying!
3) All applicants will be informed about the student selection as soon as it is made.

NB! Applications are binding. In case a participant cancels his or her attendance later than 4 weeks before the beginning of the course without a valid reason, full course fee will be charged. With a valid reason cancellation fee will be 50€.

OPERA CHOIR CONDUCTING, 7.-11.7.2021

Choir Conductors Matti Hyökki (Savonlinna Opera Festival), Mari Koistinen (Sibelius Academy) and Heikki Liimola (Sibelius Academy). Korrepetitor Jenna Ristilä (Finland). In cooperation: Savonlinna Summer University and Savonlinna Opera Festival.

This unique Opera Conducting Course is designed for those who already have some experience in choral/choir or orchestra conducting and will develop existing skills, enabling you to prepare your choir and yourself and work better with greater confidence.
By the end of the course, we anticipate that participants will have
  • confidence in conducting technique, rehearsal techniques, as well as the ability to prepare a score and rehearse a choir successfully, and an understanding of how gestures affect choral sound.
  • better knowlegde of holistical choral warm ups and voice ergonomics
  • better understanding of ergonomic conducting tehnique
The participants will have a chance to work with a rehearsal choir, the Savonlinna Chamber Choir. The course program include attending a Master Class rehearsal for singer by Mrs. Soile Isokoski and an opera performance at the Savonlinna Castle (not incl. in a course prize). These will be confirmed later due to the covid-19 situation.

Application period: Application period is open until May 15th
Course fee: 550€ (taxes included)

How to apply:
Fill in the Online application form.
1) Please send your CV and possible recommendations by email: musicacademy.savonlinna@gmail.com. Ask also more info about applying!
2) All applicants will be informed about the student selection as soon as it is made.

NB! Applications are binding. In case a participant cancels his or her attendance later than 4 weeks before the beginning of the course without a valid reason, full course fee will be charged. With a valid reason cancellation fee will be 50€.

TOPI LEHTIPUU – Classical and modern opera and song, 12.-18.7.2021

Tenor Topi Lehtipuu (Finland). Correpetitors Kristian Attila (Sibelius Academy) and Laura Attila (Finland).

Baroque, Mozart & modern music

Application period: Application period is open until April 30th
Course fee: 500€ (taxes included)

How to apply:
1) Fill in the Online Application form.
2) The applicants are requested for a recording in mp3-format or video or link to video. The recording should include one opera aria and one Lied selected freely. Please send the recording, your CV and possible recommendations by email: musicacademy.savonlinna@gmail.com. Ask also more info about applying!
3) All applicants will be informed about the student selection as soon as it is made.

NB! Applications are binding. In case a participant cancels his or her attendance later than 4 weeks before the beginning of the course without a valid reason, full course fee will be charged. With a valid reason cancellation fee will be 50€.

KONRAD JARNOT – Opera & Lied, 20.-26.7.2021

Professor Konrad Jarnot (Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf). Correpetitor Kristian Attila (Sibelius Academy).

Application period: Application period is open until April 30th
Course fee: 500€ (taxes included)

How to apply:
1) Fill in the Online Application form.
2) The applicants are requested for a recording in mp3-format or video or link to video. The recording should include one opera aria and one Lied selected freely. Please send the recording, your CV and possible recommendations by email: musicacademy.savonlinna@gmail.com. Ask also more info about applying!
3) All applicants will be informed about the student selection as soon as it is made.

NB! Applications are binding. In case a participant cancels his or her attendance later than 4 weeks before the beginning of the course without a valid reason, full course fee will be charged. With a valid reason cancellation fee will be 50€.

HARTMUT HÖLL – German Lied &

DANIEL FÜETER – French and German Chanson

MUTUAL MASTERCLASS 28.7.-3.8.2021

Professors Hartmut Höll (Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany) and Daniel Füeter (Hochschule für Musik Zürich)

This Joint Master Class is only for singer&pianist duos.

Application period: Application period is open until April 30th. More information: Executive Director of Savonlinna Music Academy, Mr. Matti Makkonen (matti.makkonen@savonlinnamusicacademy.com, +358 400  516 429).
Course fee: 500€/duo (taxes included)

How to apply:
1) Fill in the Online application form.
2) The applicants are requested for a recording in mp3-format or video or link to video. The recording should include one German Lied and one French or German Chanson selected freely. Please send the recording, your CV and possible recommendations by email: musicacademy.savonlinna@gmail.com. Ask also more info about applying!
3) All applicants will be informed about the student selection as soon as it is made.

NB! Applications are binding. In case a participant cancels his or her attendance later than 4 weeks before the beginning of the course without a valid reason, full course fee will be charged. With a valid reason cancellation fee will be 50€.

ZHENG ZHOU & HARTMUT HÖLL – MUTUAL MASTERCLASS 21.-27.7.2021

Professors Zheng Zhou (Shanghai Concervatory of Music) and Hartmut Höll (Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe)

Unfortunately this Masterclass has been cancelled because of the covid situation!

 

Savonlinna Music Academy has the all rights to make changes!