MOS IS RECEIVING APPLICATIONS FOR DIMITRI KAVRAKOS MASTERCLASS

Dear Singers!!!

Check out this amazing opportunity to sing for one of the world's greatest singers!!

Metropolitan Opera Superstar Bass, Dimitris Kavrakos, will be giving a masterclass focusing on the Italian Operatic repertoire, in collaboration with the Manhattan Opera Studio, on the 17th of May 2015 at the National Opera Center.

Mr. Kavrakos is one of opera’s most sought after basses. He appears regularly on the stages of the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Royal Opera Covent Garden, the Paris Opera, La Scala Milan, Teatro Comunale in Florence, Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Bologna, Bordeaux, Marseilles, Genova, and Cologne. He has appeared in leading roles in prominent European festivals, including those of Salzburg, Bregenz, Aix-En-Provence, and Glyndebourne.

His roles include Nabucco in the title role, Ramfis in Aida, Attila in the title role, Fillipo in Don Carlo, Silva in Ernani, Il Commendatore in Don Giovanni, Sarastro in The Magic Flute, Bartolo in The Marriage of Figaro and many more.

Currently Mr. Kavrakos is casting director in the National Opera of Greece and dedicates his time to young singers, helping them discover the Bel Canto technique, which he believes is the essence of proper singing.

For those who are interested please email 2 audio/DVD recordings of atleast one Italian aria, a headshot and resume to coordinator@manhattanoperastudio.org . In the subject of the email please write "Masterclass". There is a non-refundable $15 application fee. This application fee guarantees a seat as an auditor even if not chosen as an active member in the masterclass.

You may locate it at the following link:  http://www.manhattanoperastudio.org/products/masterclass

The cost for each accepted singer is $75.00. Each participating singer will be granted a Certificate of Participation at the end of the masterclass.

The deadline for the application is May 13th. The MOS will choose the active participants for this masterclass based on their recordings.

There are only seventy applications available for this masterclass.

To read more about Mr. Kavrakos please visit:  http://www.kavrakos.com/

Stephanie