Le Capriccio Français Summer Music Academy offers workshops for Singers, harpsichordists, as well as a Choral program, from August 20 (arrival before dinner) to August 28 2022

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Singing workshop 2019 with Henk Neven

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Choir workshop concert 2020 in the Alps

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Singing workshop 2020 with Maarten Koningsberger

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The 2020 Academy choir and Lake Annecy

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Vocal Academy

Supervised by Maarten Koningsberger and Muriel Ferraro, this singing workshop combines vocal technique and interpretation of baroque music.

After a group lesson on posture and breathing, which opens the day, each student will receive individual vocal technique lessons with Maarten Koningsberger or Muriel Ferraro, and will work with their vocal coaches, Hélène Dufour and Stefano Intrieri.

In addition to the pieces chosen by the trainees, a work will be performed by all the trainees of the Academy (soloists and choir): Les Arts florissants by Marc-Antoine Charpentier. This work will be the subject of public masterclasses during the Academy.

Choral Academy​

The Summer 2022 Choral Workshop is directed by Philippe Le Fèvre, artistic director of the Summer Academy. The choir has a maximum of 28 singers, with a balance of sections. It is intended for experienced choristers.

In parallel to their rehearsals, the choristers have daily vocal technique classes with Muriel Ferraro.

Under the direction of Philippe Le Fèvre, the choir will work on a program dedicated to Marc-Antoine Charpentier. Secular music with his entertainment Les Arts florissants, which will bring together choir and soloists of the Academy, religious choral music with a program around his sublime De Profundis.

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