Royal Academy Opera

Royal Academy Opera has an outstanding reputation for training some of the most talented singers for professional operatic careers.

 
Our programme for advanced singers provides a highly focused study period in which singers work closely with the Academy’s distinguished singing professors and prestigious visiting artists and gain unrivalled performance experience.

The Academy offers Principal Study at the level of Advanced Diploma to postgraduate singers and Professional Diploma to répétiteurs who demonstrate exceptional talent in the field of opera.

Royal Academy Opera is funded mainly through private, external donations which cover tuition fees.


Royal Academy Opera: Your Experience

Répétiteur: Your Experience

See also:
Performance, the central driving force behind all Academy studies
Regent Scholarship Scheme

 
Contact

Nicola Candlish, Opera Administrator
Telephone 020 7873 7383 / Email opera@ram.ac.uk

Gareth Hancock

Head of Royal Academy Opera: Gareth Hancock

Conductor, vocal coach and répétiteur with opera companies including Glyndebourne, Royal Opera House and English National Opera

Accomplished career in accompaniment, performing in all the major concert halls in the UK and throughout Europe

Coaches young singers for the Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera House

Latest News

Academy unveils new Finzi scholarship and bust

02.10.2017

The Royal Academy of Music has unveiled a new specially-commissioned bust of the English composer Gerald Finzi as well as a significant new scholarship in the composer’s name

Latest Blog

Auditions 2016

01.12.2016

Advice for everyone auditioning for studies in 2017

Upcoming Events

Isobel Jay Prize free

Monday, 23.10.2017 10:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

A prize for sopranos and mezzo-sopranos

Vocal Masterclass with Angelika Kirchschlager

Tuesday, 24.10.2017 15:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

World-renowned mezzo-soprano, Angelika Kirchschlager, gives a masterclass

Don Giovanni

Thursday, 23.11.2017 19:00, Round Chapel

Christopher Cowell directs this thought-provoking new interpretation of Mozart’s masterpiece, Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

Friday, 24.11.2017 19:00, Round Chapel

Christopher Cowell directs this thought-provoking new interpretation of Mozart’s masterpiece, Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni

Saturday, 25.11.2017 19:00, Round Chapel

Christopher Cowell directs this thought-provoking new interpretation of Mozart’s masterpiece, Don Giovanni

Royal Academy Opera Scenes

Wednesday, 29.11.2017 18:00 - Thursday, 30.11.2017 18:00, Rudolph Steiner Theatre

Royal Academy Opera is delighted to welcome Ashley Dean to direct our latest offering of operatic scenes.

Royal Academy Opera Scenes

Thursday, 30.11.2017 18:00, Rudolph Steiner Theatre

Royal Academy Opera is delighted to welcome Ashley Dean to direct our latest offering of operatic scenes.

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