Collegium Vocale Gent

Artistiek directeur
PHILIPPE HERREWEGHE

Masterclass Bach Young Soloists

Van 14 tot en met 17 januari 2023 organiseert Collegium Vocale Gent een Bach masterlass voor jonge vocale solisten!
Dirigent Philippe Herreweghe en bas Peter Kooij coachen 4 dagen lang jong talent doorheen de wereld van Bachs cantates.

Interesse? Lees dan verder voor meer info, deadlines en inschrijving!

Bach Masterclass Young Soloists

COLLEGIUM VOCALE GENT – BACH ACADEMY BRUGGE

14-17 January 2023 – Concertgebouw Brugge, Belgium

 

This masterclass offers young singers/soloists the opportunity to work intensively with conductor and Bach specialist Philippe Herreweghe as well as the international renowned solo singer and vocal coach Peter Kooij on the performance and interpretation of solo arias and recites from various vocal works by Johann Sebastian BACH.

  • Selected singers are accompanied by basso continuo (cello/cembalo). Obligato instruments will join for the general rehearsal and presentation concert.
  • Singers are selected by sending an audition video*
  • The working language during the masterclass is English.

DATES & VENUE

The 4-day masterclass runs from 14-17 January 2023.
A public presentation concert is organised as part of the Bach Academy Bruges.
Venue: Concertgebouw Brugge (Studio 1-2) – Belgium > www.concertgebouwbrugge.be

 

ADMISSION FEE

There is no application fee.
Selected singers pay an admission fee of €300.
Included in this fee are:

  • 6 individual singing sessions
  • 1 group session with obligato ensemble
  • A presentation concert
  • Festive dinner on the first and last evening

The masterclass is also open to other music students, conductors or interested listeners.
An admission fee of €200 covers all sessions + presentation concert. Alternatively you can pay a fee of €50/day.

All payments should be done before January 3rd 2023 via the Collegium Vocale Gent account:

COLLEGIUM VOCALE GENT vzw
Drongenhof 42
B-9000  GENT
IBAN : BE69 2900 2103 5378
BIC : GEBABEBB

  • Please mention your ‘NAME’ + ‘MASTERCLASS BACH CVG Brugge 2023’

HOW TO APPLY?

The masterclass is open for a maximum of 8 singers:

  • studying/holding a Master’s degree (baroque singing or other)
  • born after January 1st, 1990

Fill in the online application form.

The deadline for application is 1th December 2022. Applicants will be informed whether or not they have been selected by 15th December 2022.
Feedback on the audition videos will not be provided.

 

*AUDITION VIDEO

Audition videos (1/applicant) take 12 minutes maximum and should contain:

  • Personal introduction stating your first and last name
  • 1 aria & 1 recitativo from the list below**

The required recording pitch should be A=415 Hz.
Please record the chosen pieces in one shot. (An edit of two shorter videos is allowed but only one link is allowed).
Upload your video on Youtube (choose for the option ‘hidden’) and copy/past the Youtube-link into the provided field of the application form.
Please put your name and voice type in the title of the video.

 

ANY OTHER QUESTION?

Please contact  Dominique Verkinderen, our casting & audition responsible via:

dominique@collegiumvocale.com  or Mobile +32 475 97 67 97

 

 

**Repertoire list audition video:

Please record 1 aria and 1 recitativo according to your voice type

SOPRANO

Aria:
Liebster Jesu, mein Verlangen BWV 32
Seufzer, Tränen, Kummer, Not BWV 21
Die Seele ruht in Jesus Händen BWV 127
Wie zittern und wanken BWV 105
Ich wünschte mir den Tod BWV 57
Qui tollis BWV 234

Recitativo:
Im Schweisse meines BWV 84
Gott ist mir ja nichts schuldig BWV 84

ALTO/COUNTERTENOR

Aria:
Vergnügte Ruh BWV170
Es ist vollbracht BWV 245
Ach Bleibe doch mein liebstes Leben BWV 11
Wie starb die Heldin so vergnügt BWV 198
Erfreute Zeit im neuen Bunde BWV 83
Betörte Welt BWV 94

Recitativo:
Die Schlange BWV 40
Der Glocken bebendes Getön BWV 198

TENOR

Aria:
Wie zweifelhaft BWV 109
Ich will leiden, I will schweigen BWV 87
Ich armer Mensch, ich Sündenknecht BWV 55
Das Blut BWV 78
Erschüttre dich nur nicht BWV 99
Ich will an den Himmel lenken BWV166

Recitativo:
O Liebe, welcher keine gleicht BWV 174
So klage du zerstörte BWV 46

BASS

Aria:
Fürwahr, wenn mir das kömmet ein BWV 113
Wer bist du BWV 132
Gute Nacht BWV 27
Streite, siege starke Welt BWV 62
Betrachte meine Seel BWV 245
Ich will den Kreuztab gerne tragen BWV 56

Recitativo :
Mein Jesu, ziehe mich BWV 22
O Christenheit, wohlan BWV 91
Die Welt bekümmert sich BWV9