by W.A. Mozart
Libretto by L. Da Ponte
London Workshop by Opera Co-Pro
In collaboration with Teatro Grattacielo New York, Camerata dei Bardi Vocal Academy New York and the Italian Cultural Institute of London.
On the occasion of the company’s 5th Anniversary celebrations, Opera Co-Pro is selecting 2 casts and 1 cover cast for all roles of Mozart’s Don Giovanni for a unique opera workshop in London. All participants to the workshop, both casts and covers, will actively take part to the workshop and receive music and stage rehearsals as well as attend auditions and Marketing Masterclass.
The workshop is taking place in London from 3rd to 5th May 2022 with the final performance on 5th May at the Italian Cultural Institute in London, 39 Belgrave Square.
About Opera Co-Pro
Opera Co-Pro is the leading London born consultancy company to support performing arts organizations in launching co-production projects, touring and trading recent productions, representing over 2000 performing arts organizations and 1200 productions worldwide in over 32 countries. Active in proposing innovative methods to co-produce and management‘s best practices, the company aims at shaping a new generation of young managers and artists.
Professors and Guest Artists
Stage Direction – Stefanos Koroneos, General and Artistic director of Teatro Grattacielo, New York
Style and repertoire interpretation – Zisimos Florenc Sulkuqi, violinist and producer
Artist Marketing and Promotion – Ambra Sorrentino, General Manager Opera Co-Pro London
Music Direction – Dimitri Scarlato, Area Leader in Masters Programmes in Composition for Screen at the Royal College of Music, London
Vocal Coach – Elspeth Rebecca Wilkes.
5th May 2022, from 10 am to 2pm
Auditions for opera companies and agencies, Members or Consultants of Opera Co-Pro are taking place on 5th May from 10 am to 2 pm at the Italian Cultural Institute of London, 39 Belgrave Square.
Representatives of the Opera industry worldwide will attend the final showcase and the auditions both in person and online. An updated list will be regularly published on the Opera Co-Pro channels. Teatro Grattacielo will consider the Workshop participants for engagements in the European tours 2022\23 in Greece and Italy.
Confirmed agents and casting managers:
Stefanos Koroneos, General and Artistic Director Teatro Grattacielo, New York, USA
Massimiliano Becco Gagliardo, Counselor Socio-Somatico Bioenergetico At MBG Voice
Georgios Galanis, Artistic Director Greek Sinfonietta, Greece
Marco Impallomeni, agent, MCdomani, Italy
Davide La Bollita, agent and casting consultant of Varna State Opera, Bulgaria
Angelo Taddeo, artistic consultant Euro Artists Management, Italy
Tatiana Zozulia, Artistic Director of Lavra Opera, Ukraine
Stefania Passamonte, Executive Director of LPMAM London
Dario Mannino, Agent, MaMusic, Italy
John Anderson, Odradek Records, USA
Auditions accompanist: Richard Black
Preparation of the opera Don Giovanni with focus on major arias and ensemble
Final semi-staged performance in central London
Auditions for future productions of the OCP Members and affiliated companies and agencies
Artist Marketing and Promotion Workshop
3-4 May 2022
Don Giovanni Workshop (Music rehearsals, Stage rehearsals)
Artist Marketing and promotion Workshop in person and online
5 May 2022
4-6pm Dress rehearsal
6pm Open Doors and Tasting Aperitivo
7pm Evening Performance at the Italian Cultural Institute London
6 May 2022
*the programme might be changed by the organization closer the event date
How to participate
In person: send your APPLICATION by the 20th February. All applications are FREE.
Two full scholarships with travel and accommodation included are available for Camerata dei Bardi Students 2022.
Two scholarships that cover 50% of the workshop cost are available to particularly gifted applicants from London Academies and Conservatoires.
The scholarships recipients will be announced in the end of February 2022.
2 audio or video links of an opera aria, preferably by Mozart or sung in Italian language.
20th February: Applications deadline
28th February: Announcement of the selected applicants.
The selection will happen on a first come first served basis, so early registration is warmly recommended. In case of exceptionally talented artists, the invitation to join the Workshop can be sent even before the deadline.
Don Giovanni Workshop FULL participant CAST 1 or 2 + Performance + Audition in person (400 GBP)
Don Giovanni Workshop Cover Cast\Auditor + Audition (195 GBP)
Marketing and Promotion Workshop + Audition, in person\online (68 GBP)
Audition Only, in person\online (42 GBP)
Accommodation is not included, however we recommend choosing a place close to the main train stations of Victoria or Waterloo.
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