Mozart Opera Studio

12 July - 8 August

W. A. Mozart: La clemenza di Tito, KV 527

A cooperation of the EMIV and the International School of the Voice (New York)


Join us for an intensive workshop with Mozart's "La clemenza di Tito" in Laudon Palace:

Two full casts are accepted to rehearse and stage-perform - each cast gets one of two performances, one as soloist, the other as ensemble - the opera with orchestra ensemble WienSinfonietta in Freskensaal of Laudon Palace. The opera is prepared for stage on the base of intense stage and musical rehearsals.


12 - 22 July: Master course with Maestro Francisco Araiza (focus on the individual parts of the opera, participants may bring additional repertoire of own choice)

24 July - 05 August: Stage and musical rehearsals with Elizabeth de Trejo, Mauricio de Trejo and Jörg Birhance. Piano accompaniment and Hammerflügel: David Gatchel, Italian language coach: Marco Micheletti (mdw). Orchestra ensemble: WienSinfonietta

07 August, 5 p.m.: Performance in Freskensaal of Laudon Palace

Early deadline: Please note that for this workshop the application deadline is 31 March 2022.


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, La Clemenza di Tito, KV 621 (in Italian language)

  • Musical rehearsals (individual & ensemble)
  • Voice coaching
  • Stage rehearsals
  • Performance with orchestra ensemble
  • Italian language coaching
  • Double Cast: Tito, Vitellia, Servilia, Sesto, Annio, Publio.
  • Preparation: The roles must be memorized by the beginning of the workshop. Minor cuts will be announced in due time.
  • Edition: NMA Neue Mozart Ausgabe published by Bärenreiter (a study edition will be provided).
  • Qualification: adequate prior training.
  • Workshop Languages: English, German
  • Video: the performances will be recorded; every participant will receive a copy for private use (copyright remains with EMIV).

Application Process:

  • Pre-selection: Please send in a video recording (youtube) of one Mozart Aria and one piece of free choice (at least one in Italian language).
  • Audition: Live auditions will be held online via by beginning of April (please provide your own pianist). Roles will be announced by mid of April.
  • Course Fee: EUR 2.850 to be paid as follows:
    • Deposit due along with the application (as part of the course fee, refundable in case of not being accepted): EUR 150
    • Deposit due after role assignment: EUR 1.300
    • Balance due until June 01: EUR 1.400
    • Please note: Due to the uncertainties of the current Covid situation we recommend that you take out a cancellation insurance in your home country.
  • Application Deadline: 31 March 2022
  • Questions: mail us!
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