COSI 2020 Program:
July 1 - July 22, 2020
Lessons, Coaching Sessions
Acting & Stagecraft Instruction
Courtyard & Cathedral Performances
Complete Role Study
Career Forums & Worshops
Mozart Così fan tutte: semi-staged
Stuart Barker, Stage Director
Kimberley-Ann Bartczak, Music Director
Opera Scenes: semi-staged
Melissa Bencic, Stage Director
Nathalie Doucet, Music Director
Mozart Requiem soloists: with the
Ensemble in Residence: Toronto Youth Choir
Matthew Otto, Artistic Director
Helen Becqué, Collaborative Pianist
INTERNATIONAL FACULTY from:
•THE UNITED STATES
The Centre for Opera Studies in Italy gratefully acknowledges the generous founding support of The Bel Canto Foundation for Italian Heritage and Opera.
Singer Intensive Programs:
Soloists for the Mozart Requiem will be selected among any of the three-week programs: Intensive, Opera Scenes, Opera.
COSI’s Singer intensives are offered in two- and three-week training programs, connecting you with superb and acclaimed opera educators and artists.
Keena Eloise, soprano
Nathalie Doucet, Kelsey Lenti, Henry Hubbard
- Singers and pianists building foundational skills
- Artists and educators seeking professional development.
•The two-week program will bring you to your best skills and effective, fulfilling artistic growth to invest in your performances throughout the year.
•The three-week program builds on this, carrying singers and collaborative pianists through to a performance spotlight, and to perform in Sulmona’s magnificent courtyards for a full-circle experience within the program. A role-study focus is available if specifically requested.
Leann Santos, soprano
Charlotte Burrage, mezzo soprano
•Italian language classes
•Coaching in diction and style
•Skills in acting, stage movement and stagecraft
Three Week Program:
•Courtyard and Cathedral Performances
- Mozart Requiem soloists will be selected from applicants to all three-week programs.