Mirco Magliocca / ONP
Recruitment

Atelier Lyrique

2015-2016 Season


The Paris Opera is offering a training programme giving young singers and coaches on the threshold
of their career the best possible opportunities to achieve professional success.

The aim of the Atelier Lyrique is to prepare these young artists for the conditions of their future profession, by providing them with first-hand experience of the stage and by giving the public the chance to discover their work through concerts and operatic performances.

 Above all, it is crucial for them to learn how to interpret a score, understand its intrinsic drama, acquire a sense of musical discipline and discover what it is to be fully committed to a musical and theatrical project.

APPRENTICE COACHES RECRUITMENT AUDITION

L’Académie de l’Opéra national de Paris is offering a training programme giving young singers and apprentice coaches on the threshold of their career the best possible opportunities to achieve professional success.

The aim of the Académie is to prepare these young artists for the conditions of their future profession by providing them with first-hand experience of the stage and by giving the public the chance to discover their work through concerts and operatic performances.

Above all, it is crucial for them to learn how to interpret a score, understand its intrinsic drama, acquire a sense of musical discipline and discover what it is to be fully committed to a musical and theatrical project.

Audition will be held in the Opéra national de Paris (Opéra Bastille) At Studio Bastille)
ON MONDAY 13. APRIL, 2015

Conditions of residence : no fees will be levied. Apprentice coaches will be paid a monthly gross salary of 1.870 euros (before taxes). In some cases, they may be called to work on some productions of the Paris Opera. The stipend imposes certain professional obligations with respect to the Paris Opera.

Programme of activities

The programme will enable pianists to acquire specific coaching skills.
Trainees are enrolled for two seasons.
Apprentice coaches are required to attend the Académie for a minimum 25 hours per week. Apprentice coaches will be expected to work with singers themselves under the guidance of a vocal-coach. Trainees will also be given the opportunity to accompany certain concerts or performances by the Académie.

ENROLMENT CONDITIONS

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and no more than 30 years of age on 1. October 2015, being born after 1. October 1984. Candidates should possess a sound technique and good sight reading.

Applications should be sent before 7. April 2015 to :

Académie de l’Opéra national de Paris
Atelier Lyrique
120, rue de Lyon - 75012 Paris
Téléphone : +33 1 40 01 17 52

E-mail : mhmich@operadeparis.fr

No applications will be accepted after 7. April 2015.

Download the application form

All applications must include:

> a photocopy of the candidate’s identity card or passport
> a curriculum vitae outlining the candidate’s educational background and repertoire
> a recent photograph
> an application form correctly filled-out, dated and signed.

Please do not include recorded material (CD, DVD…) in the application.

The auditions

1 – Candidates will choose and prepare two piano pieces
2 – Candidates will prepare an opera :

La Bohème (Giacomo Puccini)

Candidates will be expected to sing each of the roles as chosen by the jury
3 - The audition will include a sight-reading test
4 - Finally, candidates will be required to give a lesson to a singer.

The lesson will be on one of the following works chosen by the jury : 

Mozart, Così fan tutte, Die Zauberflöte
Gluck, Iphigénie en Tauride
Donizetti, L’Elisir d’amore

The jury will be chosen by the Director of the Paris Opera.
Auditions are not open to the public and may not be recorded.
The results will be made known after the audition.  

 Selected candidates undertake to make themselves wholly available to the Académie for the entire duration of their contract unless they have written authorization to the contrary.

A candidate who has previously signed a contract that could prevent him/her from participating in a Paris Opera production will be elimanated. 

All decisions of the jury are final.

Applications which are incomplete, or received after the closing date will not be considered.
> An initial selection may be carried out from written applications.
>  Successful candidates will be notified by E-mail.