Master programme opera and music theatre

The qualification for the Master degree has to be proven by a completed Bachelor degree in singing or an equivalent degree, as well as a supplementary examination consisting of a procedure in two stages.

During the degree course, teaching unit examinations have to be passed, and also the planned compulsory projects have to be positively assessed. The Master examination consists of an artistic or scientific Master project and a Master examination before a board at the end of the last prescribed semester.


Master Degree in Opera and Music-theatre

The aim of the training is for the student to achieve the status of being ready to perform on stage and to be engaged as a soloist with regard to individual competitiveness in the international music and theatre business.

The Master degree lasts 4 semesters, comprises 66 semester hours and ends with the Master degree.

The Master examination before a board consists of two public performances ? an audition and a staged performance.
In the first part the candidate performs pieces of his or her own choice from his or her examination programme (duration about 20 minutes); in addition the examination senate can choose up to 2 pieces (arias or solo scenes) from the examination programme.  The examination programme consists of 5 entire specialist roles from various stylistic epochs (one of which is a role from a Mozart opera) which have to be rehearsed musically and scenically, and 10 arias or solo scenes from various stylistic epochs.
In the second part a public performance with orchestra in the context of a scenic performance is envisaged.