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BELCANTO of Ossiach

1. - 8.09.2024

Belcanto Ossiach unfolds as a distinguished master class devoted to classical singing and the art of song accompaniment, culminating in a captivating final concert showcasing the talents of both participants and instructors.

Guided by the visionary leadership of Artistic Director Ferdinand von Bothmer, Belcanto Ossiach aspires to cultivate artistic personalities within the realm of classical singing while imparting musical ideas to the broader community. It serves as a harmonious convergence of singers, musicians, and art enthusiasts who share a common interest and passion for nurturing and advancing musical culture within regional landscapes. Central to this academic endeavor is the communal experience of the educational process and the shared joy of performances.

Participants are afforded the invaluable opportunity to receive instruction from all distinguished mentors involved. A noteworthy highlight is the master class dedicated to duos, where participants explore the dynamic interplay between voice and song accompaniment, adding an extra layer of depth to their musical journey.

The lecturers:
Vesselina Kasarova

Opera and song for individual participants (piano accompaniment: Zita Tschirk)

Charles Spencer
Song (singing) and song accompaniment for individual participants and duo (singing/song accompaniment)

Ferdinand von Bothmer
Vocal technique for individual participants singing

Individual participants and duos receive 50 minutes of instruction per day. There is the option to switch between lecturers.

You get:
* Individual lessons with all lecturers
* Possibility of accompaniment
* Access to the rooms and practice bunks
* Participation in the joint final concert with lecturers on Saturday. September 7, 2024

Target group:
Students, music educators, professional musicians

Conditions of participation:
Participation for the entire duration (full board basis)

Course date:
Sunday, September 1st to Sunday, September 8th, 2024.

Meet & Greet for all participants and lecturers – welcome and information about the course schedule: Sunday, September 1st at 1 p.m

Course fee:
€ 580,-(excl. accommodation and meals)

Accommodation and meals (full board / 7 nights):
€ 441 in a shared room excluding local tax
€ 651 in a double room excluding local tax
€ 721 in a single room excluding local tax

Registration deadline July, 31st 2024

Long journey?

If you would like to stay with us, you can let us know when completing the booking.