CUBEC - Centro Universale del Belcanto organizes the international laboratory "Belcanto's got Talent" on September 30th - October 5th 2012.
Laboratory activities are open to young opera singer of every countries:
• live audition and free preparatory master class with Mirella Freni
• meetings and seminars with experts
• events of exchange-comparison of experiences, opened to public
Place for all activities: Teatro San Carlo, via San Carlo 5 - 41121 Modena Italia.
HOW TO BE ADMITTED TO THE LIVE AUDITION AND TO THE PREPARATORY MASTER CLASS - INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF YOUNG OPERA SINGERS.
To be admitted to the activities you must pass a preselection through MP3 or CD audio recordings (recordings can be sent until September, 14th 2012). The pre-selection is only to verify the level of eligibility of the candidate to participate to the live audition and to the other activities. Will be admitted to the live audition upto 120 participants.
The selection procedure has three steps:
ENROLMENT TO THE PRESELECTION
The application to preliminary selections must be done online:
a) through the web-portal MySchool. You can enter and register your data in MYSCHOOL then you can apply for the preliminary selection by uploading the MP3 files. To complete the application the candidate must choose at least two arias and finally upload the MP3 files with the audio recording of the chosen arias.
Alternatively you can download the application form from the web area APPLICATION FORMS fill in and send it together with a CD with the recordings and the requested annexes to: CUBEC - Musica e Servizio coop. Sociale. via Nicolai Ghiaurov, 56 - 41058 Vignola (MO).
MP3 recordings uploaded in the MYSCHOOL area and CDs sent by ordinary mail together with the application form and the requested annexes, will be evaluated by theArtistic Direction of CUBEC. The results of the selection and the feedback of the Commission will be published in the MySchool reserved area.
b) through the registration of personal data and the upload of a video file on the web portal giuseppeverdi.it. In order to complete the enrollment, the candidates has to choose at least one Aria from Verdi's repertoire and upload a video file with the chosen Aria.
The videos uploaded through the web portal giuseppeverdi.it will be examinated by the CUBEC Artistic Direction. The results of the selections will be available for each candidate will be available on the Verdi Giovani Contest Youtube channel.
Candidates admitted to the second step of selection will receive communication by electronic mail.
To get in advance the suitability for the live audition, please send your recordings asap. The admission order for eligible candidates will follow the order of arrival of the mp3 recordings sent using myschool or CD/DVD sent by registered mail. If there will be more than 120 eligible candidates the Artistic Direction could increase the number of the places to take part to the activities. The recording will be listened and evaluated following this schedule of listening:
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It's NOT required a professional recording, you can send recordings made during the study, or live concerts. Who was not in possession of a registration can make it with the computer, or digital recorder or video camera. The selection is only to verify the level of elegibility of the candidate to participate to the activities.
Deadline for the application form: September, 4th 2013
INSCRIPTION TO THE LIVE AUDITION WITH MIRELLA FRENI ON SEPTEMBER 30th - October, 2nd2013
Eligible candidates must confirm their inscription with the payment of the participation fee (195 Euro) that inclides the accommodation* for 6 nights in Modena from September, 30th to October, 6th. It is possible to confirm the inscription to the live audition and to pay with CreditCard/PayPal the participation fee using the personal account on http://www.belcanto.it/myschool. Alternatively it is possible to send the application form (PDF file), received by email together with the communication of the result of the preselection, filled in together with the requested annexes to: CUBEC - Musica e Servizio coop. Sociale. via Nicolai Ghiaurov, 56 - 41058 Vignola (MO).
The live audition consists in semifinal and final: from September, 30th to October, 1st there will be the semifinal round, on October, 2nd there will be the final round. Candidates eligible for the live audition must present three pieces, that will be listened by the panel board during the two rounds. The candidate who has been admitted through Verdi Giovani Contest, must perform at least one Aria from Verdi's Repertoire
Participation fee is not renfunable under any circumstances.
INSCRIPTION TO THE PREPARATORY MASTER CLASS WITH MIRELLA FRENI AND PARTICIPATION TO THE ACTIVITIES OF THE INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF YOUNG OPERA SINGERS FROM OCTOBER 3rd TO OCTOBER 5th 2013
The first 15 students who have passed the live audition must be in the place of the course on October, 3rd at 10 a.m. In case of cancellations or unjustified absence, the commission will choose other candidates, following the live audition list. All the participants to the live audition can participate as auditors to the master class and can take part to all the activities of the internationa meeting of young opera singers.
REQUIREMENTS TO PARTICIPATE
Will be admitted singers of any nationality. The live audition and the preparatory master class are part of the procedure to be admitted to the course "MIRELLA FRENI – Academy for opera singers Post-Graduate course”.
Exclusively for singers who have not attended the courses at CUBEC in the past years. Will be selected 15 active students and upto 120 listeners.
ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS AND AUDITORS
After the live audition on September, 30th October, 2nd Mirella Freni will choose 15 students as active participants to the free of charge preparatory master class, all the others could stay as auditors.