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

Richard Lewis/ Jean Shanks Award

27.09.2016

Bass-baritone Richard Walshe is presented with prestigious first prize

Latest Blog

Auditions 2016

01.12.2016

Advice for everyone auditioning for studies in 2017

Upcoming Events

Royal Academy Opera: Orphée aux enfers

Friday, 03.02.2017 19:00, Hackney Empire

Opera stars of the future return to the legendary Hackney Empire for Jacques Offenbach’s famous ‘opéra bouffe’, Orpheus in the Underworld

Royal Academy Opera: Orphée aux enfers

Saturday, 04.02.2017 19:00, Hackney Empire

Opera stars of the future return to the legendary Hackney Empire for Jacques Offenbach’s famous ‘opéra bouffe’, Orpheus in the Underworld

Royal Academy Opera: Orphée aux enfers

Sunday, 05.02.2017 16:00, Hackney Empire

Opera stars of the future return to the legendary Hackney Empire for Jacques Offenbach’s famous ‘opéra bouffe’, Orpheus in the Underworld

Royal Academy Opera: Orphée aux enfers

Monday, 06.02.2017 19:00, Hackney Empire

Opera stars of the future return to the legendary Hackney Empire for Jacques Offenbach’s famous ‘opéra bouffe’, Orpheus in the Underworld

Vocal Masterclass with Susan Bullock CBE free

Monday, 06.03.2017 18:30, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

International dramatic soprano, Susan Bullock CBE, gives a vocal masterclass

Royal Academy Opera Scenes

Thursday, 16.03.2017 18:00,

Royal Academy Opera work with Oliver Gooch and Bruno Ravella to present excerpts from a range of operas

Royal Academy Opera Scenes

Friday, 17.03.2017 18:00,

Royal Academy Opera work with Oliver Gooch and Bruno Ravella to present excerpts from a range of operas

Vocal Masterclass with Simon Keenlyside HonRAM free

Thursday, 23.03.2017 14:30, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

International operatic baritone, Simon Keenlyside HonRAM, gives a vocal masterclass

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