Opera Workshop (2018/2019)

Course code
Name of lecturers
Nicola Pasqualicchio, Alexandros Maria Hatzikiriakos
Nicola Pasqualicchio
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Other available courses
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
Sem. 2A, Sem. 2B

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The workshop aims at providing the students with the appropriate methodological tools to be competent Opera spectators, through their participation at different phases of rehearsals of some productions of Fondazione Arena, introduced by some lessons of theoretical and historical framing.


The workshop is divided in a theorical part, which aims at giving the basic elements of analysis of an operatic performance to the students; and in a practical part, during which the students will attend some phases of the production of three operas at Teatro Filarmonico. The workshop includes also some meetings with directors, conductors, set designers.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Arturo Colautti Adriana Lecouvreur (libretto)  
Giovacchino Forrzano Gianni Schicchi (libretto)  
ignoto Il maestro di cappella (libretto per l'opera di Domenico Cimarosa)  
ignoto Il maestro di cappella (libretto per l'opera di Domenico Cimarosa)  

Assessment methods and criteria

The students will write a short essay (from 7000 to 10000 characters including spaces) in which they will compare two different productions of the same opera.