New Bulgarian University

ph. Krum Stoev


XXIV International Masterclass of RAINA KABAIVANSKA
Sofia Opera and Ballet

The Master Class is а part of the Calendar of cultural events of Sofia Municipality for 2024

Deadline for submitting the application form: 06.09.2024
Audition: 12 and 13.09.2024
Gala concert: 02.10.2024

Master Class
In her Master Class Raina Kabaivanska works on improving the vocal technique and actor’s interpretation of the participants in pieces chosen by themselves. The most successful graduates perform in a Gala concert with the orchestra of Sofia Opera and Ballet. The participants with the best achievements during the Master Class and the Gala concert are awarded scholarships from Raina Kabaivanska Fund at NBU for further training in Italy. Prominent participants in the Master Class will also have the opportunity to participate in performances of Sofia Opera and Ballet, in concerts with Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra etc.

Application requirements and guidelines for the participants
√ Eligible applicants are singers up to the age of 32 with a musical education or students at musical Academies and Universities;
√ Applicants should prepare five arias for the competitive audition.
√ The audition will be conducted personally by Raina Kabaivanska who will select ten active participants. Additional course attendants could be also admitted.
√ Trainees will be supported by rehearsal pianists and an Italian language teacher.

o This year artists from the Master Classes of Raina Kabaivanska will perform in "Adriana Lecouvreur" at Sofia Opera and Ballet. The event is part of the project "Kabaivanska School on the Great Opera Stage" and within the framework of "The year of Kabaivanska", bringing together a series of events in Bulgaria and around the world, dedicated to Raina Kabaivanska in honour of her anniversary.

Application and participation fees:
√ Audition: 25 euro
√ Active participants: 150 euro
√ Course attendants: 75 euro

Application form for the Audition for the Master Class: HERE

For additional information: Facebook: Raina Kabaivanska School
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E-mail: kabaivanska.school@nbu.bg
Phone number: +35928110472