London Bel Canto Festival

6 - 18 August 2018

Internationally renowned faculty from the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden,

the Metropolitan Opera in New York, La Scala Milano, La Fenice in Venice

and many other great houses!

Bruce Ford - Nelly Miricioiu - K E Querns-Langley

Maestro David Parry

The London Bel Canto Festival brings the best of bel canto performance and vocal studies to London. Come learn why bel canto technique is the foundation of great singing. The LBCF Academy will be offering the highest level of vocal training and mentoring from world-renowned performers to a few gifted singers. The repertoire is not restricted to bel canto but is open to any period. Emerging artists will perform our next gala concert on 8 December 2017 at the beautiful National Liberal Club.

Applications for the Summer 2018 programme for opera singers and collaborative pianists can be found on the applications page.

International Master Classes                      Festival Recital Opportunities

Maestro David Parry

Bruce Ford

Nelly Miricioiu

K E Querns Langley

The London Bel Canto festival is looking for exciting emerging operatic talent from around world who would like to make their London debut recital in a fantastic hall. There will be full and half recital opportunities.

Apply now for your chance!

Bel Canto Festival

If you are interested in learning more about the public master classes and recitals on Saturday 19 August and throughout the fall, including how to participate and applications, please click below.

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Festival Academy

The festival academy will offer students the opportunity to study with world-renowned performers, conductors, and teachers. You will receive daily private lessons, courses, and master classes.

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This is the application page for the academy, the recitals and for collaborative pianists. If you would like to apply to more that one you will need to fill in both applications.

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London Bel Canto Festival

Festival Recital Opportunities

The London Bel Canto Festival is looking for exciting emerging operatic talent from around world who would like to make their London debut recital. There will be full and half recital opportunities throughout. Apply now for your chance!

Opera Academy

World-class training from some of the top performers in the field of Bel Canto. Apply for the two-week academy. Every student will receive daily private singing lessons and coaching, as well as the chance to perform in concerts and master classes.

Singing Lessons and Repertoire

Singing teachers include world-renowned bel canto tenor Bruce Ford, Nelly Miricioiu, and the founder of the Bel Canto Vocal Studio K E Querns-Langley. The coaches will include pianist Roberto Bertuzzi from La Fenice in Italy, as well as the wonderful Danish pianist Janus Araghipour.

Performance and Theatricality

Students at the academy will have the opportunity to have master classes with one of the greatest bel canto conductors Maestro David Parry. There will also be other wonderful master classes from Nelly Miricioiu and Bruce Ford! And let's not forget the fantastic performance practice teachers!