Program Details

The course makes use of the University's lengthy experience in teaching Italian Opera music to opera singers, conductors and stage designers. This course delves into Italian language, in particular the language of Opera and pronunciation.
Location:
Perugia, Italy
Program Type:
Intensive Language
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Duration:
4-6 months
Language:
Italian

Program Overview

Program Description:
Students will investigate specific Opera terminology and improve the understanding and interpretation of opera librettos. The exercises will focus on analysis of the texts in lexical, morphosyntactic and style terms. A music teacher will hold singing lessons and will accompany students on the students on the piano. Students will perform a concert at the end of the course.

The course makes use of the University's lengthy experience in teaching Italian Opera music to opera singers, conductors and stage designers. This course delves into Italian language, in particular the language of Opera and pronunciation.

Dates: 23 Sept. to 4 Oct. 2013 Course length: 12 days Required Italian knowledge level: Intermediate Italian Language: 20 hours Opera language exercises: 12 hours Italian phonetics(reading Opera librettos): 6 hours Italian phonetics(specific Opera repertoire): 5 hours Singing lessons: 4 hours (each class will have 4 students) Guided tours: 3 (one will be a 2-day tour)
Setting Description:
The University for Foreigners is located in Perugia, one of the most interesting cities in Italy in terms of its artistic, historical and monumental patrimony. In central Italy, between Rome and Florence, Perugia is a lively and modern cultural centre characterised by a rich annual agenda of events and exhibitions, rendering it interesting all year round.
Cost:
Price: 2,350.00 € The Fee includes: accommodation, meals, lessons (Italian language, exercises, on-site lessons), workshops, guided tours and final certificate

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