Respiro Opera, NYC is an intensive training program designed to aid the artistic development between student and young professional. Participants in Respiro Opera’s program will work with the basic stagecrafts and skills required for today’s opera performer. Classes will be offered in breath for the operatic voice, hands on Alexander Technique, Body Mapping, and yoga for singers. Each Respiro participant will be responsible for not only the word by word translation but he/she will also learn how to frame the scene or aria with regard to the cultural framework of composer and librettist.
Respiro’s faculty uphold and honor musical style and tradition from bel canto through contemporary opera. The objective of each faculty member is to raise the participant’s level of confidence in a supportive and honest way. Respiro’s faculty is composed of highly regarded professionals with connections to young artist programs and American opera companies.