During its 2016 edition in Gijón, which will develop around V. Bellini's La Sonnambula and G. Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera, International Opera Studio will offer Masterclasses given by the tenor Chris Merrit and the soprano Raina Kabaivanska, which will envolve both the selected IOS production singers and external singers also. This International Opera Studio edition will feature the participation of two Great Maestros of Opera, which this time will be the tenor Chris Merrit, who will give his teachings between July 1st and July 10th 2016 and the soprano Raina Kabaivanska who will be between August 22nd and el August 31st 2016.

Im both cases they'll spend their first three days with the IOS 2016's productions singers, and the seven next will be open (twelve seats, maximum), with the registered external singers. This Masterclasses will have a fee of 600€. The tuition will give access to attend as listener the first three days of Masterclasses with the production singers, and to attend all rehearsals that take place on the same dates. Masterclasses will be also be open to attend as listeners to any other paying a 9,5€/day fee.

Masterclasses will take place in the headquartes International Opera Studio will have in the city center, and will be attendended by the IOS' pianists.

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