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MAClassical Singing [Opera Singer/Oratorio and Song Performer]

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Program description:

Specialisation 1: Opera Singing

The education of opera singers who will be able to meet the high level expectations of modern performing practice, both technically and artistically.

Learning and analysing operatic roles. Performing vocal cord and respiratory exercises, studying as many different pieces as possible (Lieder, arias, chamber compositions) and performing them in their original languages, studying the characteristics of various vocal types, and getting acquainted with the interpretation of specific musical styles. These training steps are followed in a manner that is best suited to the talents of the individual student.

Specialisation 2: Oratorio and Song Performance

The aim is to master as much pieces composed for a certain voice type as possible (Lieder, oratorios, cantatas, chamber compositions), tending to reach the highest artistic level. Getting acquainted with the interpretational style of different periods, putting accent on mastering the pieces in their original languages and understanding the connection between lyrics and music are further goals of the education.

Selection process:

Applicants for full-time studies in Classical Singing are first evaluated based on the portfolio they uploaded in the application system (recording of three works performed by the applicant).

Please indicate in your motivational letter which specialization you are applying for.

The entrance examinations for all courses at the Liszt Academy of Music take place at the end of June and at the beginning of July. Scholarship applicants whose submitted musical portfolio (recording of three works performed by the applicant) has passed the pre-screening evaluation are informed about the exact date of their entrance examination during May. The entrance examinations take place at the Liszt Academy of Music, in Budapest, Hungary. All applicants are required to appear before the Entrance Examination Committe in person for the examinations. Live streaming, video streaming, DVDs, CDs, or any other recordings are not accepted as a substitute. Applicants are informed about the result of the entrance examinations in July.

Entry requirements: Applicants are to take a practical examination in their chosen specialisation (live audition), and theoretical examination (written examination).

Details: uni.lisztacademy.hu/admission-requirements

Applicants who wish to be considered for self-financed studies are required to apply separately as a self-financed applicant as well until 31 March. Self-financed application details: uni.lisztacademy.hu/application


Study Department, International Sub-Department

Programme structure

Curriculum: uni.lisztacademy.hu/for-students/curriculum-116343

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