The Georg Solti Accademia aims to educate highly talented young singers and repetiteurs from all over the world in the art of Italian opera and song.
The Accademia offers masterclasses of the highest standards in musicianship, language and dramatic interpretation, providing students with the vital bridge between the end of formal training and professional life.
Created in memory of the great Hungarian conductor Sir Georg Solti, the annual Georg Solti Accademia di Bel Canto takes place in the Tuscan seaside town of Castiglione della Pescaia where Solti spent his summers. The course brings together the greatest living interpreters and teachers with outstanding student singers and repetiteurs .
Each summer 12 young singers receive scholarships to come to Castiglione for 3 weeks of intensive training in Italian music, culture and language. The Accademia has already established itself as one of the leading Italian opera courses in the world, and in 2008 added a 2 week programme for repetiteurs.
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Read the Winter 2012-2013 Georg Solti Accademia Newsletter
Meet our new group of repetiteurs, specially selected to attend the Solti Peretti Repetiteurs' Course 2013