Approaching an operatic aria

Jeremy Huw Williams

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Jeremy Huw Williams gives you a course about how to approach an operatic aria. He shares with you his experience as a baritone opera singer.

Approaching an operatic aria

Jeremy Huw Williams is a Welsh baritone opera of an international repute. He has given performances everywhere around the globe.

This course is designed for advanced singers who want to learn how to approach an operatic aria or those who want to go further in their practice of operatic pieces. Jeremy takes time to give you technical tips and advices based on his experience as a baritone opera singer. You will be able to see more in depth the piece “The Marriage of Figaro” composed by Mozart.

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The main concepts taught

Approching an operatic aria

Collaboration with the pianist

Performing an operatic aria

Program proposed by Jeremy Huw Williams

This vocal course is divided into three parts. The first two ones focus on the preparation of an operatic aria, and the collaboration with the pianist who will accompany the singer. Jeremy Huw Williams gives you all the keys and advices to be ready for the third part, which is the performance and analysis of the opera “The Marriage of Figaro” by Mozart.

ChapterNotions

The Art of Collaborating with the pianist

First, Jeremy Huw Williams talks about the art of collaborating with the pianist. The pianist need to be able to listen to the singer and vice-versa. The chosen pianist needs to have solid piano foundations.

 

How to Approach an Operatic aria

Secondly, Jeremy explains that when a singer approaches an opera, he needs to know the whole opera and read the synopsis before. It is also recommended that he knows the whole play and his history.

The singer must understand your role and the relationships with the other characters.

“The Marriage of Figaro” by Mozart

In this last part, you will see the performance of a part of the opera “The Marriage of the Figaro” composed by Mozart.

Jeremy will give you the context before performing it.

ChapterNotions

The Art of Collaborating with the pianist

First, Jeremy Huw Williams talks about the art of collaborating with the pianist. The pianist need to be able to listen to the singer and vice-versa. The chosen pianist needs to have solid piano foundations.

 

How to Approach an Operatic aria

Secondly, Jeremy explains that when a singer approaches an opera, he needs to know the whole opera and read the synopsis before. It is also recommended that he knows the whole play and his history.

The singer must understand your role and the relationships with the other characters.

“The Marriage of Figaro” by Mozart

In this last part, you will see the performance of a part of the opera “The Marriage of the Figaro” composed by Mozart.

Jeremy will give you the context before performing it.