PUCCINI International Opera Composition Course

July 19th to 31th


Submission period

Thu Feb 18 at 5 AM UTC

End of submission period

Fri Apr 30 at 9:59 PM UTC

Results date

Sat May 15 at 4 PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

Course fee 1500 €
Summer Seminar 2021, July 19th to 31th - Lucca, Italy

Come and study how to write opera in Lucca, the city of Giacomo Puccini

Participants will get to a deeper understanding of the various aspects of composing for opera theatre.
- At the end of the course, each participant must submit a complete pre-project for a new chamber opera, writing a section or a full score (at least 25 minutes)
- The best projects will be selected to be performed as mise-en-scene at the ‘PUCCINI Chamber Opera Festival 2022’ in collaboration with Teatro del Giglio of Lucca
- All scores produced will be published and recorded video/audio by EMA Vinci

Three scholarships will be assigned after a selection by the committee of the course.
- ‘Giacomo Puccini’ € 500,00
- ‘Alfredo Catalani’ € 500,00
- ‘Luigi Boccherini’ € 500,00

Participants: € 1.500,00
Auditors: € 250,00
Travel, accommodation and food are not included in costs.

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