Sample Daily Schedule

9:00am -12:00pm     Italian Class

12:00pm-1:00pm      Lunch

1:00pm-2:00pm        Diction, Performance Class or Movement

2:00pm-6:00pm        Individual voice lessons and coachings (1 hour per afternoon), time for practice

6:00pm-7:30pm        Dinner

7:30pm-10:00pm      Opera scenes rehearsal

Performance at Teatro Apollo

Performances

Students perform in 2-3 concerts in the Teatro Apollo

Staged and costumed opera scenes are performed once in the Teatro Apollo and once in another venue in the region.  Previous venues include The Guerrieri Vineyards and Chiesa di Santa Maria Nuova, Fano

Concerts and Scenes performances are scheduled for 9:00pm but, as is common in Italy, they often start about 15-20 minutes late.

Rehearsal before sold out concert at Guerrieri Vineyards

Excursions

Traditionally, we head to Florence on Wednesday of week 1 for a day trip.  Other excursions include a day at the beach in Fano and a trip to Pesaro, the birthplace of Rossini and a night at the opera in either Macerata or Bologna.

Day in Florence