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TALENT PATHWAY OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUNG SINGERS

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN

The Mascarade Opera Foundation and the Teatro la Fenice Foundation are
delighted to announce our latest collaboration:
a Talent Pathway training week for young Ukrainian opera singers and répétiteurs
in Florence 13th-17th March 2023.


Artists are requested to send their CVs and links to two recordings by e-mail to:
auditions@mascaradeoperastudio.it
Recordings do not have to be studio-quality; mobile phone recordings will be accepted.
The age limit for singers is 25 years of age (as of Friday 17th March 2023, the final date of the training
course). For répétiteurs, this limit is 30 years of age.

This Talent Pathway week will include:
Individual 1:1 repertoire coaching
Individual 1:1 voice consultancy sessions
Audition Classes
Performance Classes
Ensemble Classes
1:1 Performance Psychology sessions
End of week concert

This exciting one-week opera training course for five singers and one répétiteur
is fully funded, offering travel, accommodation and per diems

KEY DATES FOR APPLICATIONS AND AUDITIONS

MASCARADE EMERGING ARTISTS 2023-2025

Online Applications:

Applications for entry in 2023 have closED on 28 October.

Live Auditions:

London, UK: Sunday 13 November 2022

Florence, Italy: Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 December 2022

APPLICATION AND AUDITION PROCESS

Applications should be made via YAP Tracker. If shortlisted, you will be contacted with an audition date for live auditions in your chosen location. Please note that we cannot accommodate audition swaps.

APPLYING TO AUDITION

Mascarade Emerging Artists welcomes artists from all backgrounds and nations. We recognise the benefits that a variety of experience and cultural contexts brings to both an individual’s performances and the group’s interactions as a whole. In addition to programme places being fully funded, we are also able to support artists with caring commitments through helping secure couple and family-friendly accommodation, as well as advice on moving to Italy. We ask that any artist who is interested in applying for the programme but concerned about any barrier they might face in taking up a position please get in touch with us as early as possible to discuss how we can help. We firmly believe that exceptional talent should be developed, wherever it is found.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Applications are welcomed from artists of exceptional talent at the initial stages of their career. It is expected that most applicants will have completed postgraduate conservatoire or equivalent training, have significant performance experience and have a track record of excellence. We welcome applications from artists of all backgrounds and are available to discuss any questions or requirements to support you in applying.  

We recognise that people follow a variety of paths to a classical singing career, however the upper age limit for female applicants is 27, for male applicants is 28 and for répétiteurs is 30.

For further details please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.