Master Class

In connection with The Birgit Nilsson Days 2020 a Master Class will be held on 2 – 6 August with court singer Anne Sofie von Otter in collaboration with opera singer Gitta-Maria Sjöberg and pianist Elisabeth Boström. The tuition will focus on lieder, romances and song cycles with a closing concert in Västra Karups Church on 6 August. The tuition and the concert will be streamed.

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Anne Sofie von Otter

Location: The Birgit Nilsson Museum, Birgit Nilssons väg 27, 269 91 Båstad, Sweden. Master Class tutors: Anne Sofie von Otter 3 – 5 August and Gitta-Maria Sjöberg 2 August. Pianist: Elisabeth Boström The event is a collaboration between the Birgit Nilsson Museum and the Birgit Nilsson Society. The event is carried out with the support of the Prince Carl Gustav Foundation, the Gripen Foundation and Helge Ax: sons Johnson's Foundation.

Application Master Class 2020

Welcome with your application for Master Class 2020. Application: Submit a short description of yourself your merits an song samples of lieder/romances/song cycles to bnsallskapet@birgitnilsson.com. The participants may have their own pianist. This i payed for by the participant. The application must reach us on 18 May at the latest. The decision regarding participation will be announced on 29 May. Target group: Professional singers and singers who have graduated from a music academy and/or an opera academy. The maximum number of participants in this course is 8 people. Course fee: 8 000 SEK. Breakfast and single room accommodation 1 – 7 August at the Pensionat Hjorten, Båstad plus lunch at the museum is included in the course fee. Selected participants have to make a part payment of 1 500 SEK on 10 June at the latest. Not refunded. The remaining fee has to be paid on 10 July at the latest. Language: Tuition in Swedish/English. Audience: 3 – 5 August; subject to seat availability. Scholarship funds: Addresslist to scholarship funds