ACADEMY INSTRUCTORS


Repertoire & Language

Here you can find a list of the instructors for the repertoire and language coaching.

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Vocal Instructors

Vocal instructors including those for regular studies and master classes.

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Master Classes & Theatre

Instructors who will be offering classes in movement, theatricality and wellness.

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Instructors

Below is a list of instructors both principle and master class, click on the names or the links above for fuller biographies.

Bruce Ford

Master Singing Teacher

American tenor Bruce Ford is acknowledged internationally as one of the finest singers of his generation. His exceptionally demanding repertoire is highlighted by many of the most challenging Mozart and bel canto roles, which have brought him consistent acclaim throughout North America and Europe. Numerous major opera houses have revived unjustly neglected works especially for him.

Nelly Miricioiu-Kirk

Master Singing Teacher

Nelly is one of the most versatile artists of our day. Her repertoire extends from Mozart and bel canto to Verdi, Puccini and verismo, to modern Italian opera such as Respighi and Zandonai, taking in French and Russian composers too. As Rodney Milnes wrote in Opera Magazine "this extraordinary diva can sing anything and sing it well ".

K E Querns Langley

Singing Teacher

Ken is bel canto specialist tenor and a doctoral research scholar in Historical Performance Practice at the Royal College of Music London. He has 15 years teaching experience and has students in operas and conservatoires around the world. He regularly presents his academic research at conferences and based on his research he is expected to publish a bel canto singing treatise after his doctorate.

Maestro David Parry

Conductor

David Parry is acknowledged as an inspirational champion of operatic, concert and symphonic repertoire across a vast range. He has been responsible for the re-appraisal of countless lesser-known compositions in a series of multi-award-winning productions and recordings, featuring some of the world’s finest singers.

Roberto Bertuzzi

Italian Repertoire Coach

Master abilitante presso Facoltà di Scienze Umane (UNIPD) l’Università degli studi di Padova in Didattica, Didattica Speciale e Pedagogia, Pedagogia Speciale. Pedagogia Musicale, Didattica Musicale e Direzione di coro al Conservatorio “Cesare Pollini” di Padova. Inizia, già da allievo del Conservatorio l'attività concertistica in qualità di solista, camerista, organista e pianista accompagnatore di cantanti in ambito lirico, suona nei teatri di: Bologna, Modena, Castelfranco, Vittorio Veneto, Frosinone, Ferrara, Palazzo Reale Milano all’estero Austria. Suona per i decentramenti del Teatro la Fenice, sala Maffeiana del Teatro Filarmonico di Verona, per Festivals, Enti, Associazioni, Ateneo Veneto, Sale Apollinee Teatro la Fenice, Sala Giganti Padova, Circoli Artistici Festivals Organistici.

Janus Araghipour

Repertoire Coach

Janus' playing is both masterful and moving. He is at once sensitive and powerful while eliciting the finest sonority from each note.

Janus has an innate musicality that transcends instruments and inspires the finest singing. His attention to details with the vocal line and uncompromising perfectionism ensures that each voice reaches its potential.

Isabella Radcliffe

Italian Language Coach

Isabella coaches regularly at the major UK and international opera companies and music colleges including:

Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne, Opera de Lille, Welsh National Opera, Scottish Opera, Garsington Opera, Opera North, English Touring Opera and British Youth Opera, Royal College of Music, Royal Academy of Music, National Opera Studio, Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at Covent Garden, Wales International Academy of Voice, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Morley College and Associated Studios.

www.isabellaradcliffe.com

Gerhard Gall

German Language Coach

As a German language coach, Gerhard he has worked with singers of the Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, the Bayreuther Festspiele, the Royal College of Music, the Royal Academy of Music, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Cardiff/Welsh International Academy of Voice, and the National Opera Studio, London.

www.gerhardgall.com

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