Winter Session 2017
Rossini’s La Cenerentola
January 21 – February 19, 2017
Preliminary Application Deadline: October 31, 2016
FINAL Application Deadline: November 30, 2016
Lyric Opera Studio Weimar (LOSW) is pleased to announce the return of its Winter Session with a sparkling new production of Rossini’s La Cenerentola.
LOSW will present six performances of Rossini’s La Cenerentola in Theater Rudolstadt’s 2017 mainstage season. This is a new production – with professionally designed sets and costumes created especially for LOSW. Participants will have the opportunity to sing a full role in in an original, professional production, accompanied by the Thüringer Symphoniker Saalfeld-Rudolstadt, conducted by Maestro Oliver Weder, and with stage direction by LOSW General Director Damon Nestor Ploumis.
Now in its 10th year, LOSW’s comprehensive opera training program is designed for emerging professional singers considering a career in Europe, with a focus on the German theater system.
LOSW develops singers through intense daily German language and diction coaching, training in singing, movement, rehearsal process and role study, as well as master classes, individual lessons and stagecraft instruction. In addition, participants benefit from sessions in audition techniques and career management. Students’ participation in the program culminates with the performance of a role in a fully-staged opera. Singers are able to develop the necessary skills to audition and work as artists in the most important sphere of opera – the German-speaking world.