Spanish vocal repertoire project

Project Canción Española with

"Escuela superior de Canto, Madrid"


Interpretation of Spanish Vocal Repertoire

July 6-17, 2015


Julio Alexis Muñoz and Jorge Robaina

Professors of Vocal Repertoire at the “Escuela Superior de Canto de Madrid”

Nan Maro Babakhanian, mezzosoprano

Director, Project Cancíon Española

Master Classes and Lectures

Public Performances in Madrid’s famous Chamber Music Festival,

Clásicos en Verano”

Project Canción Española presents a 10 day course of daily master classes with Julio Alexis Muñoz  and Jorge Robaina, distinguished faculty of the “Escuela Superior de Canto” in the Palacio Bauer in Madrid near the Prado Museum, the National Archives and the Royal Opera House. Nan Maro Babakhanian, Director of Project Canción Española will also offer master classes.  Spanish and Flamenco are included. All participants perform final concert (programmed in Madrid’s “Classico´s en Verano” series) in the conservatory’s beautiful 18th century Theater.

 The course includes daily master classes and private sessions of performance and interpretation, with extra lectures, Spanish and Flamenco scheduled at the beginning and end of the day.

In addition to lectures, concerts, masterclasses and private coachings, all students will be invited to participate in various activities around Madrid such as museum visits, musical archive visits,  excursions to nearby towns such as Segovia or Toledo and, of course a Paella and/or Cocido meal. (Participants pay only for the activities they choose to do.  The excursions to other towns will be day trips from Madrid and will most likely be scheduled on the weekend of July 18-19. If any participants wish to travel around Spain before or after the course we will be happy to assist in any way possible)

Course Cost: 500 Euros

Approximate Housing Cost: 35 night in Madrid near school.



Stay in Madrid after Project Canción Española and join us for ARIA BOOTCAMP for another week.

Anticipating Spain´s first Masters and eventually Doctorate offering Vocal Performance at University level in Spain´s prestigious Alfonso X el Sabio University, this year Forum Musikae will offer a week long course directed at singers and pianists who are recent conservatory graduates and wish to perfect their Audition Arias.

All accepted participants will receive individual musical coaching, master classes, and classes of interpretation preparing them for a final audition for experts in the field The panel will give feedback and also teach a Master Class after listening to the audition.

Forum Musikae
Y Project Cancíon Española
Operatic Audition Preparation for Postgrads:
Estudio y interpretación de Arias para audiciones
Master Classes  and Coachings
The Class ends with an audition for a selected International panel along with some of Spain´s foremost agents.
July 20-25, 2015  Pozuelo, Madrid, Spain
Nan Maro Babakhanian, Voice, Project Canción Española,  Coaching
Jorge Robaina, Escuela Superior de Canto, Coaching


1.David Blackburn, Director, Artist Relations, Miami Opera and Director of New York International Opera Auditions;
2.Leonid Jivetsky, The Bolshoi Theater Opera
3. Spanish Agents/Agentes españoles


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