Lunch Lecture/Conversation Series(and occasional breakfast & dinner) Grab some lunch and sit together at various cafes around town with Italian flair and good, cheap food, coffee, and desserts. Ask and answer questions, learn, and share whilst eating and relaxing together.
Monday June 3*Lunch #1. Raffaele Cipriano: The art of the recitativo, Italian poetry, Italian diction, as well as Dos and Donts with the music director. Lunch included.Aronne/Gastronomia, upstairs! Wednesday June 5Lunch #2. Kristin Roach: "Prima la musica? O prima la parola? E poi.....mano a mano.” Bar Montanucci, Corso Cavour, 21. Grab your own lunch, 12:45 Monday June 10Lunch #4. Jim Meredith & Clara Salomon: What is Rubato? How does it differ through the decades and centuries. Also, vocal “technique:” tricks, and scales, versus internal coordination and YOUR ideal voice. Learning through focus rather than repetition, and learning how to make any vocalise meaningful for YOU. Related and in the same talk: resources for health and diet, food sensitivities, inflammation, social media, technology, and travel, and what that has to do with vibrant singing, or what it positively doesn't have to do with that! Generally, care of the body, mind, & spirit in a complex world not meant for the artist. Bar Montanucci, Corso Cavour, 21. Grab your own lunch, 12:45 Tuesday June 11Lunch #5. Hugo Vera: “Hit me up with questions all y’all, let's chat and eat" and also “a general scolding and details about what actually makes a good headshot?” Bar Sant’Andrea in Piazza della Repubblica. Grab your own lunch. With special guest (probably!). Friday June 14*Lunch #3. Marie Te Hapuku: From soloist to member of the chorus—making the transition, and everything in between. Followed by: “Waging an operatic career while raising a family: How to do it!” Lunch included.Aronne/Gastronomia, upstairs Open Breakfast ConversationsCome Find Me at Breakfast (your choice of day), or any day that we have Feldenkrais (or any day at all, really) Clara Salomon: Considering a career or education in Europe? The why’s, how’s, and possibilities! Hotel Posta, sala di collazione (breakfast parlor)
WorkshopPresentation #6 (to be scheduled): Marie Te Hapuku: Fabulous Stage Makeup! Hotel Posta, sala di collazione (breakfast parlor)