Opera Studio

Madama Butterfly

Opera Studio is a quarterly training course, aimed at studying an opera role, to be debuted in the historical Theatre of Stradella.
It provides individual voice lessons, auditions and meetings with theatre operators, a workshop on theatre direction and the role debut.
The partecipation in Opera Studio is free for students of the Academy and it is supported by scholarships for external students.

Operas – Season 2018/19: Rigoletto – Madama Butterfly
Provisional Dates: March 23rd – May 4th, 2019
Beginning of lessons: January/February, 2019

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Program and Dates

The candidates will be asked for singing parts of the chosen Opera, at the discretion of the Commission + an aria of their own choice, also from another Opera.

The auditions, regarding the uncovered roles, will be held at the Accademia del Ridotto Headquarters (Teatro Sociale di Stradella – Vicolo Faravelli, 2 – 27049 Stradella PV – Italy) on Friday, November 9th, according to a calendar drawn up by the organization and communicated by e-mail to the candidates.

The candidates can use the pianist provided by the Academy or come with their own pianist.


Participation in the auditions is free of charges. They are open to singers of any gender and nationality, without age limits, who can apply for several roles and / or titles.

All interested singers must apply online by Friday, October 19th by clicking here:

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