The 2024 masterclasses start 15-21 July with Filippo Morace and the second masterclass is with Raúl Giménez 22-27 July with. Enrolment for paying applicants starts now. .
Filippo Morace is a renowned bass-baritone who has been performing bel canto roles on the most important theaters and festivals in Italy for almost twenty years, including numerous performances at the Milan Scala. In his performances he embodies a lively theater tradition. Musical and scenic interpretations of Rossini and bel canto are on the program of Filippo Morace's lessons, which had huge success in recent years.
Raúl Giménez is one of the defining tenors of the Rossini Renaissance and can be heard on countless recordings. Even today, at over 70 years of age, he is internationally successful as a singer. He began his tenor career in his thirties at the Teatro Colón, after being an engineer, but his third career, which has now made him one of the most sought-after style teachers of Rossini and bel canto around the world, began in Wildbad, where he gave the first official courses in 2003 . In his course he will focus on opera scenes.
The active participants of all master classes can present themselves in several concerts and in some cases also in small opera roles. Active participants are automatically selected for the International Belcanto Prize 2024 Bad Wildbad if they meet the requirements and present suitable repertoire.
26 July Jochen Schönleber, director of the festival, will discuss the ooptions to stage Rossini.
Some information about the scholarships available can be found here.
Prices and registration
The enrolment fee of 50 Euro for auditions, masterclasses or the International BelCanto Prize has to be paid only once a year.
Masterclass Filippo Morace 15-21 July 2024 Fee 300 Euro
Masterclass Raúl Giménez 22-27 July 2024 Fee 300 Euro
Combination price for both masterclasses 500 Euro
Listeners 110 Euro for each class, Combination price 180 Euro
Enrolment for paying applicant is possible from now on.