All COSI programs run from Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. The majority of mornings are dedicated to intensive Italian language training through The English School in Sulmona, and Bodyworks classes. Afternoons include regular voice lessons and coaching (including a focus on Italian lyric diction) with our esteemed faculty as well as the staging of operas and opera scenes.
Learn more about the programs offered at COSI:
- Opera Program
- Opera Scenes
- Opera Composition Program (July 11-20)
- Collaborative Piano and Continuo
- Independent Study Program for Student Singers & Advanced Singers
- Opera Chorus (July 2-16)
- Oratorio Program (July 17-24)
All singers and collaborative pianists participate in masterclasses held Wednesday and Saturday afternoons as well as regular performances throughout the program through the COSI Opera Festival, which showcases opera scenes and aria concerts with piano, as well as fully staged and costumed operas with orchestra. Each performer’s schedule includes ample time for individual practice, breaks and meals. Sundays are free days with optional day trips to notable locations such as Scanno and Rome available at reasonable rates.