Opera Performance Studio

Opera Performance

June 29 – July 29, 2023

Europe’s Premiere YAP Combined With A Leading International Artist Management Firm To Provide Outstanding Career Opportunities
Apply by April 15 to receive a $1,000 Scholarship.
After April 15 scholarships are based on the artistic needs of the festival. 
Presenting Fully Staged Operas With Orchestra

The Turn Of The Screw by Benjamin Britten
J. David Jackson, Conductor – Metropolitan Opera
Robin Guarino, Director – Cincinnati Conservatory of Music

Die Zauberflöte by W.A. Mozart
Lochlan Brown, Conductor – Dutch National Opera
Robin Blauers, Director – Artistic Director Trentino Music Festival

Cendrillon by Jules Massenet
Neal Goren, Conductor – Mannes School of Music
David Gately, Director – Boston Conservatory

The Trentino Music Festival’s Opera Performance Studio is designed for highly talented young artists with a focus on ‘career development & professional management’. Each young artist is assigned a leading or supporting role in a main stage production that is led by world-class faculty artists and accompanied by the TMF Orchestra. Additional performance opportunities include opera galas, concerts, and recitals. No other YAP provides the level of artistic excellence that you will find at the Trentino Music Festival. 


  • Opera Performances with Orchestra
  • Italian Opera Galas & Concerts
  • Master Classes
  • Vocal Coaching
  • Voice Lessons
  • Your Audition Package – Defined & Refined
  • Career Consultations – Presenting Yourself For Success
  • Professional Artist Management Auditions

EXCEPTIONAL FACULTY ARTISTS – The level of success of any YAP lies in their faculty. The TMF provides exceptional faculty artists from the Metropolitan Opera, Dutch National Opera, English National Opera, The Juilliard School, Mannes School of Music, and Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Dutch National Opera Studio. 

MASTER CLASSES – Master Classes are an integral part of your training at the TMF and cover a wide variety of specialties including; Vocal Technique, Repertoire, Operatic Style, and Dramatic Interpretation.

ROLE PERFORMANCE – Opera Performance Studio members are assigned a leading or supporting role to perform in a staged production with orchestra.

VOCAL COACHING & LESSONS – Young artist are provided with vocal coaching & lessons to musically and stylistically prepare all roles assigned at the TMF, as well as additional repertoire that they wish to prepare while in residence.

AUDITION PACKAGES – Many wonderful singers never get past the audition process. At the TMF your audition package will be defined & refined by leading professionals. This includes proper bios and resumes, photos, repertoire that is marketable for you, language, dramatic presentation, and proper audition attire.

MANAGEMENT CONSULTATIONS & PROFESSIONAL AUDITIONS – The TMF is the only YAP in the world that is connected to an international artist management firm. Young Artists will have the opportunity to consult and audition for leading European managers that arrive in the final weeks of the festival. Professional management firms attending the 2022 festival included Stage Door Artist Management, Melos Opera Management, BIAM Artist Management, Boris Orlob Artist Management, and Piper Artist Management. This summer that list will expand to include even more management firms.

Learn what you love in Italy. Apply Now for Europe’s Premier YAP!

Limited space available. Early registration is highly recommended.

Complete your online application today.

The Trentino Music Festival accepts video auditions only. Applicants should prepare two arias in different languages and contrasting styles and upload them along with your application for consideration.

The TMF offers one of the lowest tuitions of any YAP.