Plunge into the World of Opera!
The participants of the 2013 Opera Camps will work together with members of the Vienna Philharmonic and a team of music educators, applied artists, stage directors and choreographers to develop, compose and produce a version of an opera which is concurrently being performed at the Salzburg Festival.
As part of the week long program are featured a tour of the Festival Hall which provides the young people a behind the scenes look at the stage as well as a visit to the painter's studio in the attic of the theater.
Among the camps' highlights will surely be the visit to the dress rehearsal where all participants will be able to see and hear their opera. The camps close with the performance of their own opera version, in which the camp participants themselves are the stars.
For the first time in 2013 passwort:klassik will be offering a music camp with an emphasis on instrumental performance. The pre-requisites for participation in the Meistersinger Camp include four years of instrumental or vocal instruction as well as experience in a chamber music ensemble or orchestra.
based on Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi
For children ages 9 to 13
Monday, July 22 - Sunday, July 28, 2013
Public Presentation (admission free): July 28, 2013, 4 PM, Republic
based on Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg by Richard Wagner
For youths ages 13 to 17
Monday, July 29 - Sunday, August 4, 2013
Public Presentation (admission free): August 4, 2013, 3 PM, Republic
The registration period has now ended and no further applications can be accepted.
In cooperation with the Salzburg Festival and with the support of the American Austrian Foundation (AAF) and Friends of the Salzburg Festival