SPRING FESTIVAL IN TOKYO

Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy in Tokyo 2023

RICCARDO MUTI ITALIAN OPERA ACADEMY IN TOKYO 2023
vol.3 “UN BALLO IN MASCHERA”
CALL FOR APPLICATION for conductor


APPLICATION PERIOD: SEPTEMBER 1st to OCTOBER 20th, 2022

1)MUSICAL PROGRAMME AND COURSE TEACHER

The Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy in Tokyo 2023 will focus on Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “Un ballo in maschera”. Riccardo Muti will conduct the Tokyo-HARUSAI Festival Orchestra during each stage of the preparation process.
“Un ballo in maschera” (concert style) conducted by Riccardo Muti and selected conductors will be held as finale concerts.


2)EDUCATIONAL CLASSES

It is possible to participate educational classes for active conductor. We accept 3-5 conductors as student during the term.


3)DURATION AND LOCATION OF THE COURSE

The course will take place from March 18th to April 1st, 2023, at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Main Hall and other venue in Tokyo. *Course participation of the selected students: from March 18th to April 1st, 2023, including Riccardo Muti presents “Un ballo in maschera”, and two concerts of “Un ballo in maschera” conducted by Riccardo Muti, and one by young conductors. Please refer time schedule sheet later announced on our Website. *The schedule will be changed at any time for technical reasons or circumstances beyond our control.


4)REQUIREMENTS FROM APPLICANTS

  • Age between 18 and 35 years (as of April 1st, 2023)
  • Having skills of conducting.
  • Currently attending music school, collage, university, conservatory, having diploma released by those or equivalent certification for titles not obtained in Japan, or having same level of skills as diploma recipients. And furthermore, aspiring to be a professional musician.
  • Having English speaking/listening skills in daily conversation level.
  • Attending all rehearsals and concerts scheduled.

5)APPLICATION FORM

The application form must be filled in using the attached form and sent via e-mail to:from September 1st to October 20th, 2022.
The subject of the e-mail must contain the terms “2023 Academy Call for Application: Conductor”.
The application implies the candidate’s full awareness and unconditioned acceptation of what expressed in this notification.
Applications sent before and after that period will not be considered.
The application must contain:
  • Filled-in application form ( download: PDFWord )
  • Artistic CV in English
  • Copy of a regular ID that certifies your age (passport for non-Japan citizens)
  • File mp4 of candidate’s performance (minimum 15 min. duration)

*The content in mp4 should be your conducting classical music with the orchestra.
*It is also acceptable if you send a download link to the content.


Any clarification or information can be requested to the following e-mail address:



6)SELECTION AND EXAMS

A jury appointed by Riccardo Muti will evaluate all eligible applications received by the deadline. Those chosen for the final audition, directed by Riccardo Muti, will be contacted by email by December 15th, 2022 and must be at Tokyo, Japan on March 17th, 2023. Please set the e-mail from acceptable in your mailbox in advance.
The exam will focus on Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “Un ballo in maschera”.
The names of the selected students will be communicated at the end of the exams. For the selected students, the participation is free.
At the end of the Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy in Tokyo, active students will receive a Certificate of Participation signed by Riccardo Muti.
Any travel, as well as boarding and lodging costs, will be entirely at each participant’s own expense.


7)INFORMATION ON THE TREATMENT OF PERSONAL DATA

Your personal data in the application form will be shared and treated under strict control by Spring Festival in Tokyo Executive Committee and RMMusic. It will not be used in any case except for “Italian Opera Academy in Tokyo” and matters related to it.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Any clarification or information can be requested to the following e-mail address:
Spring Festival in Tokyo
Italian Opera Academy in Tokyo

Last update:20220901

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