London Bel Canto Festival
There will be two options for the academy in 2019. For those chosen to sing in the opera (Beatrice di Tenda by Bellini), the course will be three weeks, but those chosen for the academy alone will have a 2 week course.
If you are interested in the 2019 programme, please register your interest to be notified in the fall when the details are made public.
3 week opera performance programme Beatrice di Tenda (Bellini)
Three-week tuition £2,500 plus housing. (Some partial scholarships are available)
2 week opera academy with concerts and opera chorus.
Two-week tuition £2,000 plus housing.
(full singing lessons or coaching and master classes every day.)
Housing: Price to be confirmed. 2018 two-week price was £350 - for a single bed in a double room with en-suite and kitchenette. 2019 should be similar.
The first £500 pound deposit is due within five days of acceptance into the programme. This reserves your place on the course. Final payments are due 1 July 2019. If you have chosen the residence option, you will need to include that fee with your final payment on 6 July 2017. If you are accepted after 6 July, the full fee is due within 5 days.
Auditors will be accepted, see below.
While not technically participating, auditors will be allowed to sit in on lessons, classes, master classes, attend all events and will be eligible for the housing option, but will not be eligible for scholarships.
Fees for auditing only:
Two Weeks: £750
One Week: £500
There is no fee for pianist participation.
Important Dates 2018
- Within 5 days of acceptance: £500 non-refundable Deposit
- 1 June £500 plus housing option payment £350 or £650 depending on your choice.
- 1 July 2018: Final Tuition Payment of £1000
- If you are accepted after 1 July 2019, the full fee is due within 5 days.