10.07 – 06.08 | 2017


10.07 – 06.08 | 2017


 Summer Opera Festival in Moscow

Young artists programme  New Opera World

10.07 – 06.08 | 2017

Eugene Onegin - Le nozze di Figaro

Dear opera soloists, instrumentalists and accompanists !

Are you dreaming to perform on stage, but you are lack of practice?

Don't know how to get the audition for the casting-director?

Do you want to be heard?

Do you want to receive unique knowledges of the great Russian school of acting technique and to touch by yourself the great legacy of the Russian opera music with the most professional and experienced Russian coaches and teachers?


Then we know how to help! Take a new step on your way to the big stage!


  • Offers all talented opera singers the opportunity to acquire a unique experience in the productions of the great Russian and Italian operas

  • Combines intensive courses with the performing practice in the same place at the same time

  • Invites the best russian and european coaches, vocal teachers, conductors and directors in order to perfect your skills

  • Prepares for you the theatrical stage, where you will perform in the professional opera Production with the orchestra, scenery, lights, costumes – unique offer which you can’t acquire from any educational institution

  • ​Applauses of the experienced audience, extensive media coverage, positive reviews, that will be helpful in your promotion, simultaneous audition for the renowned casting-directors, getting valuable pieces of advice from agents and casting directors – all of that is provided by your participation in our Summer Festival!

  • Apart from that, all theatrical performances will be recorded on video and given to participants as a professional report on their orchestra work on the stage

  • Bright professional CV, new contacts, letters of recommendation, and the most important – plunge into the atmosphere of a professional theatre and unforgettable experience of working on professional stage​

Acceptance of applications starts from January 20th 2017

Deadline: 30d of April 2017

Ivan Markov


«It's incredible, this project is unique for Russia, and I believe, that it is just a beginning! You've made a great work»

Imma Masramone

Barcelona, Spain

“I feel lucky to work with high-level professionals! Thank you!»

Anton Durakhov


«I am from the city where there is no any musical theatre and for me it's a priceless experience!»

Valeria Zelenskaya

Okha, Sakhalin region

«It's the whole team of us! And this is just great! You make us believe that we can do absolutely everything!»

Erulan Kamel


"We were guided by our couches, they taught us how to represent ourselves to the agents. Thank you for your beautiful project!»

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 Programme for vocalists


  • Preparing of chosen operatic part  from Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin or Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro for the staging. For a month, you will daily participate in the staging of one of the great operas mentioned above. The conductor, orchestra, coaches and vocal teachers will all participate. At the end of the intensive work, you will take part in a colourful premiere at one of the famous Moscow stages. Journalists, musicologists and music experts will all be invited.

  • Studying Russian chamber music with famous Russian romance performers (master classes). At the end of the study, there will be a solo performance devoted to the Russian romance (Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov).

  • Working on vocal technique with the stars from the Bolshoi Theatre (private lessons).

  • Working on the Russian pronunciation during the rehearsals of the Eugene Onegin opera and  romances (coaching, individually for participant).

  • Individual work with the director on acting skills based on Stanislavsky technique.

  • Participation in professional theatrical rehearsals. The staging will involve stage designers, costume designers, makeup artists and light & sound artists. Therefore, participants will receive experience with all members of the professional theatrical team.

  • Master - class titled "How to represent yourself to an agent to get an exclusive contract". Agents and casting directors from the best Russian and European theatres are invited. You will be able to ask all your questions in person.

  • Auditions for the European and Russian agents.

  • City excursions to the most remarkable sights of Moscow (help in providing detailed information).

Programme for instrumentalists

•    Unique experience of studying and performing of the Russian operatic repertoire under the guidance of the renowned Russian conductor, within the best traditions of Russian conducting school
•    Thorough studying of the score of “Le nozze di Figaro” with the Italian conductor
•    Opportunity of your performing at the prestigious Moscow stage of the Chamber Musical Opera Theatre named after B.Pokrovsky, where all the Premieres will be held
•    Master-class presented by Haik Kazazyan (violin)
•    Master-class presented by Igor Fedorov (clarinet)
•    Acquisition of the new professional contacts and the business connections
•    Letters of recommendation from our conductors
•    Certificate of passing the Internship
•    Accommodation in the center of Moscow
•    and the most important – unforgettable impressions of the communication with the like-minded people and the teamwork with the high level professionals!

*Don’t forget to take into consideration, that the Internship in Russia costs much cheaper in comparison with European prices, but the quality and the level of the provided educational services conform to the requirements of highest international standard



  • violin

  • viola

  • cello

  • contrabass

  • oboe

  • flute

  • clarinet

  • bassoon

  • trumpet

  • French horn

  • trombone

  • tuba

  • harp

  • percussions

Programme for accompanists:

•    Passing the Internship under the guidance of the leading pianists (accompanists) of the project
•    Practical work with the opera conductors (S.L.Kremer, А.Vereshchagin)
•    Practical work with the singers (soloists and artists of choir)
•    Practical work during the lessons with the coaches from Bolshoi Theatre 
•    Practical work at the performances with the stage directors
•    Master-class presented by Yuri Rozum (piano)
•    Practice at master-classes by the casting-directors for the vocalists 
•    Video-record for your professional Portfolio
•    Letters of recommendation from accompanists, conductors, stage directors
•    Certificate of passing the Internship

*Don’t forget to take into consideration, that the Internship in Russia costs much cheaper in comparison with European prices, but the quality and the level of the provided educational services conform to the requirements of highest international standard




Stephen Lorenzo Cremer   Staatstheater, Hannover; Teatro del Liceo; Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich


Alexei Vereshchagin Chamber opera theatre named after Boris Pokrovsky


Olga Kapanina director, casting-director of the Bolshoi Theatre

Robert Körner casting-director of  Opéra National de Lyon (France)

Igor Fedorov clarinetist, Laureate of national and international competitions


Andrey Zvetkov Winner of the contest of directors of the " NANO-OPERA"(2015) Moscow Chamber Opera Theatre named after B.Pokrovsky. Director in Gnessin Russian Academy of Music

Mstislav Pentkovsky Winner of the contest of young directors of the Mariinsky Theater (2016) As a director, he collaborated with conductors Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Fedoseev, Dmitry Yurovsky and other.

Vocal teachers:

Elena Zelenskaya Soprano, People's Artist of Russia, leading soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre, teacher in Gnessin Russian Academy of Music

Emma Sarkissyan Mezzo-Soprano, People's Artist of Russia, soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre, soloist of Moscow Theatre Novaya Opera,  professor of the GITIS


Sergey Semenov Laureate of International Competitions, Main Accompanist, Helikon Opera Theatre, Moscow

Sergey Chechetko Laureate of International Competitions, Member of The Union of composers of Russia and France, Accompanist, Helikon Opera Theatre, Moscow

Ekaterina Zaboronok - the chief choirmaster of the project, the director of the "Music School for Adults", the organizer of the choral festivals.

How to apply for participation:

Please submit the following by e-mail newoperaworld@gmail.com

Acceptance of applications starts from January 20th 2017

Deadline: 30d of April 2017

1. CV (for all)

2. Operatic part you would like to perform (only for vocalists)

(you may choose a part from both of represented operas, i.e. all the parts from "Le Nozze di Figaro" are also available for your consideration)

3. Video link for vocalists


  • You should send 2 contrast arias by your choice written in 2 different languages.

  • We accept both professional and amateur videos (video taken in a class, or on stage,  or at home). But it has to be accompanied by the live instrument.

  • Aria or romance in Russian language is welcome.  Aria from the operatic part you are applying for is also welcome.

3a. Video link for instrumentalists and accompanists:

      You should send references to the video-records of the 2 contrast pieces.

In the subject line of the e-mail please indicate “Vocalist" or "Instrumentalist" or "Accompanist” 


Participation cost:

Training cost for vocalists: Euro 3.000

          for instrumentalists: Euro 300

              for accompanists: Euro 500

50 % you have to pay after the confirmation of your participation , and the rest 50 % not late than the 1st of June 2017.

Our team would be pleased to assist you to organize your travel (tickets, accommodation) and to fill all the required documents in order to apply for Visa.

One of the option regarding the accommodation could be a shared room in a student Hostel (300 Euro per 1 month)



Please note, that the amount of the first payment (50% from total sum) is not refundable.