London, Canada and Lucca, Italy
May 1 to 26, July 1 to August 11
Contact: Carmen Specht and Brianna DeSantis
Deadline: Until full – contact for details
Cost: Various – see website for details (housing included for AEDO only)
Two opera intensives from the Don Wright Faculty of Music at Western University: COAA is an elite international program that provides singers, pianists and directors with the skills to obtain, realize and sustain a prolific and rewarding career in the operatic profession. AEDO, in Lucca, Italy, presents the ultimate European opera experience for singers, pianists, directors and instrumentalists with four fully-staged operas*: Handel’s Ariodante, Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito, Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi & Suor Angelica, and Puccini’s La Bohème. Audition required. *Final repertoire selection to be confirmed upon completion of auditions. General director: Sophie Louise Roland. Artistic director: Simone Luti.