Upcoming event 2018

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The upcoming IBA Summer course 2018 will entail three weeks of intensive training.

The course will include

individual voice lessons,  drama trainingaudition training(by a professional agent), rehearsal with conductor and musical ensemblestaging and role study of the opera

Romeo and Juliet by Gounod (sung in French).

we will be using the Schirmer version!

We will perform this opera on September 7 in the theater

“Het Lichtruim”  in Bilthoven, The Netherlands.

The course will commence on August 20.

The tuition of the three weeks course is based on the entire course, independent of the role.

Costs are €1050. Excluding lodging / €1450. Including lodging

Lodgings in a shared bungalow with a fully equipped kitchen and amenities.

Please send a CV with recent photograph and video clips.

We will be casting the following roles and accepting understudies (covers) for the indicated roles.




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Roméo, son of Montague


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Frère Laurent


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Mercutio, Romeo’s friend 


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Stéphano, Romeo’s page

 mezzo soprano (trouser role)

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Count Capulet



Gertrude, Juliet’s nurse

 mezzo soprano


The Duke



Tybalt, Lady Capulet's nephew



Pâris, a young count



Grégorio, Capulet's servant



Benvolio, Montague's nephew



                Please use below link to apply:



Upcoming events 2017

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International Belcanto Academy

July 2016 Summer course and semi-staged performance of Massenet’s “Werther"

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a two weeks course consisting of voice lessons, role-study, acting, audition information and
a semi-staged performance with piano accompaniment

Roles to be cast are:

Charlotte Mezzo-soprano
Sophie, her sister Lyric-soprano
Werther, a young poet Tenor
Albert, betrothed to Charlotte Baritone
Le Bailli, Charlotte's father Bass-Baritone
Schmidt, a friend of the Bailli Tenor
Johann, a friend of the Bailli Baritone

Venue: Gästehaus/Jugendherberge-Velbert,Germany
full board & lodging-  €1490.

for application: please see application form and send your CV and Mp3 or video link.

For further info please send to: admin@internationalbelcantoacademy.com