Opera Studio

Opera Studio

All singers will perform in fully staged operas, with orchestra, of Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro, at the historic Estates Theatre. Other opportunities include opera scenes from Puccini, Donizetti, Verdi, etc. and a cabaret performance.

Participants will have the opportunity to perform in world-class venues and some of Europe’s most historic halls, including Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro in the Estates Theatre, where Don Giovanni premiered in 1787. The opera scenes performance is a cherished highlight of the town of Tábor’s summer concert season.

All singers in the program will have voice lessons and coachings with the Prague Summer Nights faculty and will have opportunities to participate in masterclasses offered by esteemed visiting guest faculty. Singers will participate in staging rehearsals, performance preparation and receive diction coaching.

Prague Summer Nights has offered an international platform for career development opportunities and networking for young musicians since 2015.

Performance Opportunities

  • Principal roles in Don Giovanni (double cast)
  • Principal roles in Le nozze di Figaro (double cast)
  • Featured roles in the opera scenes program
  • Jazz Club Cabaret including songs by Bernstein, Gershwin, Sondheim, Berlin, Weill and Porter

Program Highlights

  • Perform on the same stage Don Giovanni premiered in 1787
  • Masterclasses with Czech National Opera Principal Coach Jelena Noskova.
  • Workshops on German diction, German Lieder, and acting with Dietlinde Maazel.
  • Individual coachings and voice lessons with PSN Faculty.
  • Receive professional video recordings of Estates Theatre Performances + professional photography


Opera Scenes Program

Bizet – Carmen
Bodorová – Legenda o Kateřině z Redernu
Donizetti – L’elisir d’amore
Donizetti – Don Pasquale
Dvořák – Rusalka
Janáček – Příhody lišky Bystroušky/The Cunning Little Vixen
Monteverdi – L’incoronazione di Poppea
Puccini – La Bohéme
Smetana – Prodaná nevěsta/The Bartered Bride
Verdi – Rigoletto
Viklický – Faidra
Repertoire subject to change

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