Crescendo culminates its second edition


The second edition of Crescendo, We create Opera, program of the Friends of the Royal Theater Foundation, has successfully concluded after three months of training and artistic activities.

Twenty-three young promises of the opera, of nine different nationalities, have been the beneficiaries of the II edition of Crescendo, We create Opera, program of the Friends of the Royal Theater Foundation that has just concluded its training phase developed during three demanding months of work.

With the aim of offering top-level professional training and internships for young talent, the Crescendo program has had in this course with 37 training sessions in different disciplines such as interpretation workshops and vocal training with outstanding teachers –Carmen Santoro, Victor Dogar, Ánima May or Sabina Puértolas-, body expression, personal brand and communication, classes with repeat teachers and attendance at opera rehearsals.

All this, added to a dozen professional opportunities to perform in recitals, productions and events of the Royal Theater, they complete a training experience that promotes the career of a new generation of artists and opens the doors to the world of work.

The young singers of Crescendo have had a prominent presence in the presentation of the Season 2022-2023 The Royal Theatre, have participated in the meetings of the program approaches and is scheduled to perform in the productions of the Real Junior from next season: Ghost that sings does not scare, A.I.D.A., family musical feast Y Everyone to the Gayarre!.

The participants of this second edition are youth 23 a 35 years, from Albania, Chile, Colombia, Spain, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, Serbia and Venezuela, selected after a rigorous audition, until setting up a group made up of 12 sopranos, 2 mezzosopranos, 1 tenor, 4 baritones, 1 bass-baritone and, for the first time, 3 repeating pianists. Total, the first two editions of the program already add 43 young people benefited.

The experience and background that these young people acquire after passing through Crescendo is reflected in the words of the Venezuelan soprano Sonia Suárez, from 28 years, one of the singers who performed in the presentation of the Teatro Real season, who assured, at the end of the course that "it has been wonderful, not only for fulfilling the dream of singing at the Real, but because they treat us like professionals and give us Job opportunities in these difficult times. thanks to the program, many agencies have set their eyes on us. In my case I just signed a contract with Iberkonzert”.

Crescendo It is a nationwide initiative, long-term, international, that is committed to artists from the beginning of their career. The next 16 July will offer a recital presented by the young talents of this second edition at the Royal Theater.

The Crescendo program is sponsored by Porosus Endowment Fund, Edmond de Rothschild Foundations and the Banco Sabadell Foundation.