Russian language in opera fragments of Russian composers
semester September 1 – December 23, 2018
Spring semester January 29 - June 15, 2019
communication languages EN/RU
1-2 vocal students
Russian language phonetics and training in opera excerpts of Russian composers (N. Rimski-Korsakov, P. Tchaikovsky, S. Prokofiev) together with local students. Daily lessons in the opera studio “Figaro”.
Possibility to participate in rehearsals/performances of Eugen Onegin at the National Opera . Possibility to master the Russian language: perception, listening, speaking, reading, communication skills.
In addition, EOA students will be offered a tailor-made study programme:
- Singing lessons – vocal coaching for opera repertoire.
- Working with pianists.
- Acting skills.
- Stage movement and dance.
- Contemporary ear-training techniques.
- Vocal ensemble.
- Chamber singing.
Possibility to combine extended studies of Russian opera repertoire with Russian-speaking teachers and in the live language environment.
Ugis Brikmanis (stage director)
Regina Kaupuza (choreographer)
Prof. Viesturs Gailis (conductor, Artistic Director of Opera Studio Figaro).
Description of final examination:
Public performance of opera excerpt(s).
Supplementary tailor-made study programme, free entrance to all National Opera performances (except premieres and guest performances), very intensive concert activities and city culture.
Academy of music: Riga
Language training: Russian