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

The Trentino Music Festival has one of the lowest tuitions of any YAP. Enroll by March 1 to receive an Early Enrollment Discount. 

2023 Season

The Turn Of The Screw by Benjamin Britten

The Rape of Lucretia by Benjamin Britten

Cendrillon by Jules Massenet

Opera Galas & Aria Concerts

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 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 the TMF Orchestra
  • Opera Gala Performances
  • Song Recital Series
  • Master Classes
  • Dramatic & Vocal Coaching
  • Your Audition Package – Defined & Refined
  • Career Consultations – What Makes You Stand Out
  • Professional Artist Management Auditions

EXCEPTIONAL FACULTY ARTISTS – The level of success of any YAP lies in their faculty. The Trentino Music Festival provides exceptional faculty artists including conductors, directors, voice teachers, and vocal coaches from the Metropolitan Opera, Dutch National Opera, English National Opera, The Juilliard School, Mannes School of Music, and Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.

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 role to perform in a staged production with orchestra. Roles are double cast with each cast receiving a dress rehearsal with orchestra in addition to staged performances.

VOCAL COACHING – Young artist are provided with vocal coaching to musically and stylistically prepare all roles assigned at the TMF, as well as additional repertoire that they wish to include in their audition package.

AUDITION PACKAGES – Many wonderful singers never get past the audition process. At the TMF your audition package will be defined & refined. This includes proper bios and resumes, photos, repertoire that is marketable that fits your present vocal and dramatic abilities, language, dramatic presentation, and 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.

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. Videos must be unlocked for viewing. Because of the high demand for this studio early applications are encouraged for best results.

The TMF offers one of the lowest tuitions of any YAP. Scholarships are provided on a limited basis.