Perfect diction is essential for opera singers in order to make their performance linguistically understandable without altering the quality of the sound.
Understanding what you are singing through correct diction helps improve your technical aspects as well as the formal and interpretive ones.
This course targets all those who wish to immerse themselves in the universe of Italian vocals from the seventeenth century of Giulio Caccini up until today.
For this very special repertoire, a specialized teacher gives lessons and analyses the interpretation, pronunciation, and technical requirements of Neapolitan vocalism.
The course entails the study of opera scores in all its aspects from solfeggio, phrasing, and accents to the direction of the line of singing, intonation, color and diction.
This course covers the performance techniques of the solo vocal repertoire, with special focus on the Italian repertoire.
Under the guidance of an accompanying teacher, students prepare a program of pieces from the Italian polyphonic repertoire of ancient, modern and contemporary music.