The Metropolitan Opera Guild


 Masterly Singing  


These master classes and showcases explore aspects of preparation vital to the development of young performers, under the guidance of master teachers with diverse backgrounds in stage direction, vocal coaching, conducting, and operatic and theatrical performance. All Masterly Singing programs will occur live and in-person in the Guild’s Opera Learning Center (unless a different performance location is noted).
Individual Master Class and Showcase Tickets: $40 Public | $35 Guild members and students 
SUN FEB 13 3:00-4:30PM Jane Marsh
The influence of 19th century Italian, German, and French symphonic and harmonic traditions is apparent with Puccini, as well as sounds from other nations, like Puccini’s use of American, Chinese and Japanese folk melodies. Join Jane Marsh in the Kaplan Penthouse, as she and a group of talented singers showcase scenes from Puccini’s greatest and most beloved works.
SUN MAR 27 3:00-4:30PM Jane Marsh
This Master Class occupies the bold and beautiful text, music, and language of Russia. Join Jane Marsh as she guides three singers through the Romantic Period’s glory of Russia. A Reception will follow this Master Class.
SUN MAY 15 3:00-4:30PM Steven Hrycelak
Artists of the Baroque Era were expected to understand that only one emotion was allowed in an aria and the appropriate ornamentation was expected to be improvised by the artist, likely differing in each performance. Join our Master Teacher Steven Hrycelak as he guides three singers through this magnificent style. A Reception will follow this Master Class.
WED MAR 16 7:00-8:30PM