Meeting of highly skilled singers from all over the world startig on 29th September 2012
The international Opera Workshop is celebrating its 20 years jubilee! From 29th September to 15th October 2012 young talented singers from all over the world will work together in Sigriswil. The highlights will be the four final opera shows in different places around Lake Thun.
About twenty high talented singers from fourteen different countries will meet on 29 September in Sigriswil. Together they will work on ensembles and arias from operas from Gluck, Händel, Mozart, Verdi, Puccini and Wagner. The International Opera Workshop will take place for the 20st time and was launched by the opera singer Verena Keller.
Four opera shows
In the year of the jubilee there will be four instead of three opera shows in Sigriswil, Bern, Thun and Interlaken. The workshops starting on 3rd October are open to visitors. Interested musicians and fans of the opera may experience how a composition is arranged. Also they will get an idea what it is like starting a training to become an opera singer.
From 29th September to 15th October 2012 in Sigriswil, Honorary President: Bundesrat Didier Burkhalter.
The schedule of the public workshops starting on 3rd October is available at the Tourist Office Sigriswil: E-Mail: sigriswil(at)thunersee.ch, phone +41 (0)33 251 12 35
Dates and places of the opera shows
10th October 2012, 8.00 pm, Hotel Seepark, Thun
12th October 2012, 8.00 pm, Kursaal, Interlaken
13th October 2012, 8.15 pm, Kirche, Sigriswil
14th October 2012, 5.00 pm, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern
General direction: Verena Keller
Stage direction: Uwe Eric Laufenberg
Musical direction: Andreas Kowalewitz (Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz, München)
Assistent stage direction: Christine Cyris (Luzerner Theater)
Correpetition: Dirk Wedmann (Oper Düsseldorf), Saori Tomidokoro (Berlin), Robert Pechanec (Slovakian National Theatre Bratislava), Özlem Ebesek (Opera Izmir)
Thun: phone 033 226 12 12, info(at)seepark.ch
Interlaken: phone 033 821 2115, www.beo-tickets.ch
Sigriswil: phone 033 251 12 35, sigriswil(at)thunersee.ch
Bern: phone 0900 585 887 (1.20/min), www.kulturticket.ch
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