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Summer Opera Academy

Summer Opera Academy

11:05am 15th February 2021 - 11:05am 27th February 2021

Event Details

Event Type: SA

Booking Details

Running over two weeks in February 2021, the Academy provides a dedicated opportunity for young artists to experience an intensive professional development with some of Australia’s finest coaches and educators, with a view to creating sustainable careers.

Confirmed faculty for the Academy include:

Anthony Hunt – Head of Music, State Opera South Australia
Nicholas Cannon – Director (SA)
Jennifer Marten-Smith – Coach (TAS)
Sharolyn Kimmorley – Coach (NSW)
Donna Balson – Coach (NSW)
Teresa Desmarchelier – Language Coach (QLD)
Tahu Matheson – Head of Music, Opera Australia
Stuart Maunder – Artistic Director, State Opera South Australia

As well as a comprehensive fortnight of professional development, attendees will also have an opportunity to perform several times in front of an audience, including masterclasses, a recital at renowned concert venue Ukaria, and an evening of opera scenes at the State Opera Studio.

The Academy is open to opera singers based in Australia and New Zealand who can travel to South Australia in early 2021.

For details of the program and application process, visit

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