Opera Performance Studio

Opera Performance

June 24 – July 28, 2024

Europe’s Premiere YAP Combined With A Leading International Artist Management Firm To Provide Outstanding Career Opportunities

Le Nozze di Figaro
July 16, 18, 24
Arthur Fagen, Conductor – David Gately, Stage Director

Die Zauberflöte
July 17, 23, 25
Neal Goren, Conductor – Robin Blauers, Stage Director

The Trentino Music Festival’s Opera Performance Studio is designed for highly talented young artists with a focus on ‘training through performance’. Each young artist is assigned a leading or supporting role in an operatic 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. 


  • Staged Opera Productions with Orchestra
  • Open Air Opera Galas
  • Operatic Recitals
  • Master Classes
  • Vocal Coaching & Voice Lessons
  • Your Audition Package – Defined & Refined
  • Career Consultations – Presenting Yourself For Success
  • Professional Artist Management

EXCEPTIONAL FACULTY ARTISTS – The level of success of any YAP lies in their faculty. Many YAP advertise one or two noted faculty members and then fill in their remaining staff with student level coaches. At the TMF all of our faculty have a wealth of knowledge and experience and stellar reputations in the opera profession. They are engaged by such leading institutions as the Metropolitan Opera, Dutch National Opera, English National Opera, Atlanta Opera, Mannes School of Music, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, The Hartt School, Royal Conservatory, and the 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 performed in an opera performance with orchestraThe TMF presents both staged and concert opera performances.

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. Management firms attending past festivals include Stage Door Artist Management, Melos Opera Management, BIAM Artist Management, Boris Orlob Artist Management, and Piper Artist Management.

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

Studio limited to 36 – 40 singers. Early registration is highly recommended.


  • Please upload an unlocked video with two arias in contrasting styles and languages.
  • Applicants pay a low audition fee of $30 using VENMO – @TMFestival.