February 2019

1. Elbe-Internationaler Gesangswettbewerb

01. Feb. - 03.Feb. 2019 Rudolf Steiner-Haus Hamburg


Concert Langenberg 2012


Upcoming event 2018

The upcoming IBA Summer course 2018 will entail three weeks of intensive training.

The course will include:

individual voice lessons,  drama trainingaudition training(by a professional agent), 
REhearsal with conductor and musical ensemblestaging and role study of the opera

Romeo and Juliet by Gounod (sung in French).

Upcoming events 2017 


International Belcanto Academy

July 2016 Summer course and semi-staged performance of Massenet’s “Werther"
a two weeks course consisting of voice lessons, role-study, acting, audition information and
a semi-staged performance with piano accompaniment

Roles to be cast are:

Charlotte Mezzo-soprano
Sophie, her sister Lyric-soprano
Werther, a young poet Tenor
Albert, betrothed to Charlotte Baritone
Le Bailli, Charlotte's father Bass-Baritone
Schmidt, a friend of the Bailli Tenor
Johann, a friend of the Bailli Baritone

Venue: Gästehaus/Jugendherberge-Velbert,Germany
full board & lodging-  €1490.

for application: please see application form and send your CV and Mp3 or video link.

For further info please send to: admin@internationalbelcantoacademy.com

News- Announcing our upcoming production of Werther in Germany

The International Belcanto Academy works with young upcoming professionals as well as with 'established' international opera singers. We are therefor especially proud to announce that International opera singer , Andrew Richards will portray the role of Werther. The other lead role of Charlotte will be sung by Icelandic Mezzo, Margrét Brynjarsdóttir.

Supporting cast will be sung by:

  • Rosemary Carlton-Willis as Sophie.
  • Samuel Namotte as Albert/Johann.
  • Luke Mitchell as Schmidt.

As in the previous two years this will be a co-production with Opera Noord.

Tickets can be obtained at the door. July 24, 2016 in Velbert-Langenberg, Germany

Production of Werther in collaboration with Opera Noord.

Andrew Richards-Tenor

Margrét Brynjars - Mezzo