Romanian soprano Andreea Soare at the Jerusalem International Opera Master Class, July 31 – August 10, 2016
The Jerusalem International Opera Master Class, organized by the Jerusalem Municipality, will take place between July 31st -August 10th , 2016 at the Louis and Tillie Alpert Youth Music Center, Mishkenot She'ananim Music Center and the Gerard Bechar Center in Jerusalem.
With the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute in Tel Aviv, soprano Andreea Soare will be present at the event as a vocal coach and will work with the students attending the program. As part of the concert program, Andreea Soare will perform at the opening concert on July 31st and will deliver a master class of vocal technique on August 2nd.
Events open to the public:
Sunday, 31.07.2016, at 19:00, Mishkenot Sha'ananim Music Center: Opening concert. The musical program will include arias from important operas, performed by: Andreea Soare (Romania, National Opera of Paris), Andjei Beletsky (Russia, Bolshoi Theatre), Magda Mkrtchyan (Armenia, National Opera of Erevan), Moises Molin (Spain, Madrid Opera). Piano: Sonia Mazar (Israel, New Israeli Opera)
Monday, 01.08.2016, at 17:00, The Louis and Tillie Alpert Youth Music Center: The Jerusalem International Opera Master Class Competition
Tuesday, 02.08.2016, at 19:00, The Louis and Tillie Alpert Youth Music Center: Master Class of vocal technique delivered by renowned soprano Andreea Soare (Romania)
Wednesday, 03.08.2016, at 19:00, The Louis and Tillie Alpert Youth Music Center: Master Class delivered by pianist and conductor Fabio Mastrangelo (Italy)
Thursday, 04.08.2016, at 19:00, The Louis and Tillie Alpert Youth Music Center: Bel Canto Concert performed by the students participating in the program.
Sunday, 07.08.2016, at 19:30, Leo Model Hall -Gerard Bechar Center: production of the opera "Tosca" by Giacomo Puccini, in Italian with Hebrew surtitles. With the participation of conductor Fabio Mastrangelo (Italy).
Monday, 08.08.2016, at 19:30, Leo Model Hall -Gerard Bechar Center: production of the opera "Tosca" by Giacomo Puccini, in Italian with Hebrew surtitles. With the participation of conductor Fabio Mastrangelo (Italy).
Tuesday, 09.08.2016, Harmonia Cultural Center (27 Hilel St.): Night of Rising Stars - the opera "Le Nozze di Figaro" by W.A. Mozart. With the participation of conductor Alex Wasserman (Israel).
Wednesday, 10.08.2016, at 19:30, Gerard Bechar Center: Gala concert. The musical program will include arias and opera duets.
Romanian soprano Andreea Soare (https://andreeasoare.wordpress.com/) has been a member of the Opéra National de Paris L'Atelier Lyrique programme since 2011. Prior to this she trained at the Conservatoire National de Région de Strasbourg and the Conservatoire de Paris, as well as the European Academy of Music, Festival d'Aix-en-Provence. She is the recipient of the lyrical Cercle Carpeaux prize, Arop prize, "Les amis du festival d'Aix en Provence" and HSBC award.
She made her debut at l'Opéra national de Paris in 2012 in La Cerisaie by Philippe Fénelon, playing a young girl, and has since performed the role of Henriquetta di Francia I Puritani in a production directed by Laurent Pelly and conducted by Michele Mariotti. She has made her UK debut singing the role of Fiordiligi Cosi fan tutte for Garsington Opera.
Recent highlights include the roles of Maddalena- La Resurrezione de Haendel at the Amphitheatre Bastille, Sandrina- La Finta Giardiniera at the MC93 in Bobigny, Silvia in Haydn's l'Isola Disabitata and Clarice- Il mondo della luna, conducted by Guillaume Tourniaire, both at the Opéra National de Paris. Past roles also include First Lady -Die Zauberflöte, Sandrina- La Finta Giardiniera, Pamina- The Magic Flute, Countess- The Marriage of Figaro. On the concert platform, highlights include Poulenc's Stabat Mater at the 'Festival de la Chaise-Dieu' and Mozart's Coronation Mass and The Seven Last Words of Christ by Haydn at the Festival Septembre Musical de l'Orne in 2012.
The Jerusalem International Opera Masterclass (http://www.jiom.org.il/index.html) aims to promote opera and classical music through the organization of advanced specialist training aimed at singers with top musical skills and a strong technical foundation. The international summer programs offer a wide range of intensive studies in vocal technique, style and interpretation, languages and diction, movement and stagecraft, role preparation and career development. The 2016 summer program will include the fully staged production of Puccini's "Tosca" and Mozart's "Le nozze di Figaro", concerts and public master-classes, given by distinguished guest artists, including Andjei Beletsky,(bass-bariton, voice teacher, Bolshoi Theatre, Nova Opera), Andreea Soare (soprano, voice teacher, Opéra National de Paris), Fabio Mastrangelo (conductor and pianist, the Mariinsky Theatre, the Arena di Verona Theatre, Artistic Director of the international St Petersburg festival Opera for All. Artistic Director and Conductor of the St Petersburg Music Hal), Aleks Kagan (stage director, Stuttgart Opera House, Ulm Theatre), Magda Mkrtchyan (Yerevan National Academic Opera Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Berlin Concert House), Larisa Tetuev (vocal coach, the New Israeli Opera), Sonia Mazar (vocal coach, pianist, The New Israeli Opera, The Jerusalem Music Academy of Music and Dance) and others.