Ken Querns Langley
Accademia del Bel Canto - Verona
Verona Bel Canto Academy
Villa Battistella, Verona
This is an exclusive one-week master class for only 10-15 students in one of the most enchanting cities in the world. It will take place in July 2020 with renowned performers Mariella Devia, Katia Riciarelli, Raina Kabaivanska, including bel canto specialist teacher Dr. Ken Querns-Langley and coach Roberto Bertuzzi from La Fenice opera house in Venice. Lessons will take place Monday to Friday and will include 2 hours of Italian each day, singing lessons and coaching sessions each day, as well as rehearsals.
There will be a final concert in the Sala Maffeiana Verona and amazing excursions! You will have private access to your teachers in a way that no other program can offer. This is an exclusive private program for very few lucky students. You professors will design a specialized week for you training. The course fee will be annouced soon.
Staring in summer 2021 we will be inaugurating a Bel Canto festival that will incorporate Historically Informed Singing Practice to the Bel Canto Vocal Ensemble by assembling musicians who will perform on periods instruments in the performance of operatic works of Vivaldi, Händel, Mozart, Rossini, Bellini & Donizetti as well some of the lesser known composers. Workshops will be focused on learning how to perform operatic works with Historically Informed style of the bel canto era.
To apply please send the following to [email protected]
- a statement about why you want to attend the Venice Bel Canto Festival
- your CV / resume
- at least one recommendation
- 2 audio or video recordings
Please put 'Verona Bel Canto Academy' in the subject line.