The Cabildo di Tenerife, via Ópera de Tenerife, in partnership with Teatro Comunale di Bologna and
Tbilisi Opera and Ballet State Theatre, opens the call for young opera singers to participate in the comprehensive training academy, Opera(e)Studio, which is supported this year by the Creative Europe programme of the European Commission. The comprehensive training academy for young opera singers will present in the next season of Ópera de Tenerife, Tbilisi Opera and Ballet State Theatre and Teatro Comunale di Bologna Donizetti’s L'elisir d'amore, title chosen by the Academy Director Giulio Zappa to showcase the work developed by the singers.

The team of professionals of Ópera de Tenerife will work with the selected singers from the beginning of September, 2019, until the production of the opera, which culminates in four performances from September 24 to 27, 2019 at the Auditorio di Tenerife. New production of L'elisir d'amore will then tour Georgia and Italy and be performed by the same artistic team in February, 2020 at the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet State Theatre (four performances) and in the spring of 2020 at Teatro Comunale di Bologna (six performances).  

In 2019, Opera(e)Studio will hold auditions in four cities: on February 4, 5 and 6 at Teatro Comunale di Bologna (Bologna, Italy), on February 8 and 9 at the Tbilisi Opera and Ballet State Theatre (Tbilisi, Georgia), on February 11, 13 and 14 at Escuela Superior de Canto de Madrid (Madrid, Spain) and on February 16 at Auditorio di Tenerife (Tenerife, Spain).
For further information, please see the rules on the website of Auditorio di Tenerife. Any opera singer born on or after 1 January 1987 can enter the competition by sending his/her application form to before January 28, 2019 by 12:00 midday at the latest.

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For more information, please contact:

Rusudan Matsaberidze, Project Manager in Georgia

Maya Samniashvili, Project Coordinator in Georgia