Project Canción Española with
Interpretation of Spanish Vocal Repertoire
July 5-13, 2017
Professorsof Vocal Repertoire at the “Escuela Superior de Canto de Madrid”
Nan Maro Babakhanian, mezzosoprano
Director, Project Cancíon Española
Helen Tintes Schuermannan, contralto
Profesora Privat Konservatorium Wien
Genaro Méndez, tenor
Singing teacher Kansas University
Master Classes and Lectures
Public Performances in Madrid
Project Canción Española presents a 10 day course of daily master classes with 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 “Clásicos en Verano” series) in the conservatory’s beautiful 18th century Theater. Helen Tintes Professor at the Konservatorium Wien Privat and Genaro Mendez singing teacher at Kansas University.
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.