Chairman, Music & Opera Singers Trust Ltd, that administers the IFAC Australian Singing Competition speaks about this year’s MasterClass.
Jeffrey Black is an internationally acclaimed opera singer with a career spanning over thirty years.
He made his operatic debut as a principal singer with the Australian Opera in 1984 and has since appeared internationally with many leading opera companies, including The Metropolitan Opera New York, The Royal Opera Covent Garden and the Opera Bastille Paris.
His interpretations of the roles of Mozart and Rossini have been highly acclaimed. He also has an extensive concert and recital repertoire appearing at many of the premiere venues including Wigmore Hall, Festival Hall and the Salzburg Festival.
2012 MasterClass Program
Featuring our 2012 Finalists in a public MasterClass with baritone Jeffrey Black and accompanist David Harper.
Approximately 2.5 hours.
Now in its third year, our MasterClass is the opportunity for 5 selected Finalists to receive one-on-one expert tuition from a seasoned professional performer.
Each singer will perform part of an aria and be mentored on text, technical and emotional aspects of their performance, technique and lyrical interpretation. The audience and fellow Finalists watch and listen as the Master works with one person at a time.
The MasterClass provides an intimate and unique window of experience into this most wonderful of artforms.
Wednesday 10th October 7pm
Thursday 11th October 11am
Thursday 25th October 7pm
Winner of the Marianne Mathy Scholarship in 2010, Rachel was also in our first MasterClass held that same year. In this video Rachel shares her experience working with Lisa Gasteen and David Harper.