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The Centre for Opera Studies in Italy gratefully acknowledges the generous founding support of The Bel Canto Foundation for Italian Heritage and Opera.

COSI 2018 Program:
June 13 - July 15, 2018

52nd International Vocal Competition 's-Hertogenbosch Preliminary Round, in Sulmona's "Maria Caniglia" Opera House:
June 23, 2018

COSI Academy:
July 5 - July 15, 2018

Opera Chorus Program:
July 1 - July 15, 2018

Opera Creation Lab for composers and singers:
July 5 - July 15th, 2018.

COSI 2018 presents:
W.A. Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro J. Haydn - Il Mondo della Luna G. Puccini - Gianni Schicchi Dean Burry - Il Giudizio di Pigmalione (World Premiere)

COSI 2018 Applications remain open for video applicants

Apply today!

Tuition + COSI Accommodation Information: $CAD

COSI tuition for singers includes all designated opera participation, lessons, coaching sessions, masterclasses, career forums, classes in stage movement, Italian language classes, performances in COSI’s magnificent venues, and the networking opportunities it provides with its outstanding international faculty.

COSI tuition for those in the Collaborative Piano and Continuo program includes all designated opera assignments,  piano coaching sessions, collaborative piano forums,  masterclasses, Italian language classes, performances in COSI’s 3magnificent venues, and the networking opportunities it provides with its outstanding international faculty.

Accommodation can be arranged by COSI at an approximate cost of $350 CAD a week for shared, basic accommodation, with other options, such as single and kitchen accommodation available at additional cost. Accommodation costs are subject to change and exchange rates.

All participants are required to submit 30% deposit upon their acceptance of their COSI offer. Subsequent payments are outlined in the acceptance letters in Canadian dollars (bank draft, money order or certified cheque). Questions? Please contact us at cosi.program.manager@gmail.com

— Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart):  $4990 CAD
     Stage Director: Stuart Barker. Conductor: Leslie Dala. COSI Opera Festival Orchestra
— Due Favole: Orfeo ed Euridice, Apollo  et Hyacinthus $4290 CAD
     Stage Director: Julie McIsaac. Conductor: Heather Williams. Opera Va! (tour-ready opera) with piano accompaniment.
— Il Giudizio di Pigmalione (Burry): $4490 CAD
      Stage Director and Conductor: Timothy Nelson. COSI Opera Festival Orchestra
— Il Mondo della Luna (Haydn): $3990 CAD Opera Va! (tour-ready opera) with piano accompaniment.
     Stage Director: Anna Theodosakis. Conductor: Nathalie Doucet.

• Opera Role Cover or Role Study: $2490 CAD

• Opera Chorus program (two weeks) $1990 CAD

• Opera Chorus with full program (four weeks): $2990 CAD

—  Concert Soloist Program (two weeks): $1990 CAD
  Concert Soloist Program (four weeks): $2990 CAD
— Collaborative Piano and Continuo program, with optional instruction in conducting included $490 CAD
— Two-week professional development for singers and voice teachers $1990 CAD
— Two-week Opera Creation Lab for Composers and Singers: $1490 CAD
—  Customized program: email us at cosi.program.manager@gmail.com

For details, please contact us at cosi.program.manager@gmail.com

— Conducting (Opera or Opera Chorus)
— Stage Direction
— Stage Management
— Stage Production
— Stage Props

University Credit Information

Through agreements with designated universities, COSI offers opportunities for university credit at the undergraduate and graduate levels. University credits are available through these universities and pending the official approval of credit transfers of the participant’s home university

  1. Music Elective Credit at the Undergraduate and Graduate Levels: Many universities provide music elective credits or partial credits for students in summer programs. If it is possible for your university to award such a credit or partial credit for your COSI participation, please contact us at cosi.program.manager@gmail.com.

Please note:

All fees, including application fees and tuition fees, are non-refundable.
All program information is subject to change.
The running of all programs is subject to required enrolment levels. 


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