Pianists who are interested in developing their skills as répétiteurs/coaches are invited to apply for our Solti-Peretti Répétiteur Course in Venice, Italy (April 9 to April 18, 2020).

There is only one round of auditions for répétiteurs. These auditions will be held in London on 22 or 23 January 2020. In exceptional cases, répétiteurs may audition via recorded submission and online interview – please contact Roberta Biondi for more information at

If you would like to apply and audition for the course, please complete an online application form, and upload your CV/resume (500kb maximum file size) on this page.

At their live audition, applicants will be asked to sing and play:

  • two contrasting operatic excerpts of no more than 10 minutes in total.
  • Note: Both excerpts must include three or more characters (For example: Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro, Act II Finale; or Puccini, La Bohème, Act 1 opening etc.).
  • The audition will also include sight-reading, both with and without a singer.

In addition to completing the online form, your application should also include two written references from industry professionals to be emailed to Jonathan Papp (, with Roberta Biondi ( in copy.

We request that, if possible, these letters of recommendation should be emailed directly by the industry professional. If that is not possible, then please be sure to include contact details for that industry professional.

The deadline for applications is Friday the 22nd of November, 2019

Application Fee: €35 (payable via Paypal after you submit your application)

Here you may download the Applications Guidelines 2019-2020 in PDF format.


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Applicants are kindly requested to send their cv complete with photo. Only .doc, .rtf, .pdf documents are allowed. Maximum 2 pages and 500Kb, please. Only applications complete with all requested materials will be admitted to auditions.


AUDITIONS REPERTOIRE: Two ensembles from operas of contrasting styles (examples might include the opening of La Bohème, and a finale from a Mozart opera). These extracts need to demonstrate pianistic skill and orchestral colours. Singing in the different parts of the ensembles is also required.

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