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 répétiteurs who demonstrate exceptional talent in the field of opera.

Royal Academy Opera: Your Experience

Répétiteur: Your Experience

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

 

Contact

Nicola Candlish, Opera Administrator
Telephone 020 7873 7383 / Email [email protected]

Jane Glover

Head of Royal Academy Opera: Jane Glover

Has conducted all the major UK opera houses and many prestigious venues throughout the world, including Covent Garden and New York Met

Conducted the world premiere of Peter Maxwell Davies's Kommilitonen! in the Academy

Many recordings of symphonic, choral and operatic repertoire

Author of the acclaimed book Mozart's Women

Former Governor of the BBC

Latest News

Professor Jane Glover CBE

21.05.2015

In June 2016, Professor Jane Glover will step down as Director of Royal Academy Opera after eight years.

Latest Blog

Opera planning

20.03.2014

We have just enjoyed the first night of Royal Academy Opera’s Ariodante — the only one of Handel’s many operas...

Upcoming Events

Vocal Faculty and Royal Academy Opera Open Day

Thursday, 24.09.2015 10:00, Various venues around the Academy

Potential students of the Vocal Faculty or Royal Academy Opera are invited to attend a typical teaching Thursday, with classes open to observers.

Isabel Jay Prize

Tuesday, 06.10.2015 15:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

Students are asked to prepare an operatic scena or other dramatic aria of their own choice.

Royal Academy Opera: Figaro

Friday, 30.10.2015 19:00, Hackney Empire

Royal Academy Opera present Le nozze di Figaro at the Hackney Empire.

Royal Academy Opera: Figaro

Saturday, 31.10.2015 19:00, Hackney Empire

Royal Academy Opera present Le nozze di Figaro at the Hackney Empire.

Royal Academy Opera: Figaro

Sunday, 01.11.2015 16:00, Hackney Empire

Royal Academy Opera present Le nozze di Figaro at the Hackney Empire.

Royal Academy Opera: Figaro

Monday, 02.11.2015 19:00, Hackney Empire

Royal Academy Opera present Le nozze di Figaro at the Hackney Empire.

Vocal Masterclass with Dennis O'Neill

Wednesday, 04.11.2015 18:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

International operatic tenor and Richard Lewis Visiting Professor of Singing at the Academy.

Vocal Masterclass with Susan Bullock

Thursday, 05.11.2015 14:30, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

International dramatic soprano and Marjorie Thomas Visiting Professor of Singing at the Academy.

Vocal Masterclass with Jessye Norman

Wednesday, 18.11.2015 18:00, Duke’s Hall

Grammy Award-winning opera singer and recitalist, famous for outstanding performances of Wagnerian roles.

Pavarotti Prize

Friday, 20.11.2015 18:00, Duke’s Hall

Final-year Royal Academy Opera students sing contrasting pieces from mainstream operatic repertoire.

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‘Royal Academy Opera is effectively a little opera company’

Jane Glover