The Internationale Sommerakademie am Rhein is a summer academy in Germany, near Strasbourg, which gives to some young singers the opportunity to improve their singing technique, their diction in foreign languages and their way of evolving on stage. During two weeks (from the 8th to the 21st of July 2019), ten singers and 5 pianists will received advices from prestigious artists in different languages (german, french and english) and will also become acquainted with the universe of auditions and all which concernes the "business" side of a singer.
For this fourth edition of the academy, Jean-Noël Briend, international soloist and teacher at the High Music School in Strasbourg chose to surround himself with the former Head of Music Staff of the Komische Oper of Berlin and now assistant of the Generalmusikdirektor at the Hessiche Staatstheater Wiesbaden Christina Domnick, the stage director Antoine Juliens, the international soprano Marisol Montalvo, the mezzo-soprano and yoga-teacher Petra Gruber, the famous soprano Catherine Foster (Masterclass the 15th and the 16th of July) and for the pianists the soprano and teacher of musical accompaniment at the High Music School Strasbourg, Judith Gauthier.
The german artistic agent, Winfried Hofinger will be there on the 20th of July to a workshop. He will be in the public too, during the concert on the 21st of July