Masterclass 2022


The Associazione Musica Riva promotes in July 2023 the High Perfectioning Courses, which will be held in the classrooms of the Conservatorio F.A.Bonporti of Riva del Garda [Largo Marconi, nr.5 – 38066 Riva del Garda] on the following dates
23 > 26 JULY – Advanced Course in Piano, lecturer: Massimo Somenzi
23 > 30 JULY – Advanced Course in Opera Singing, lecturer: Ms Mietta Sighele
25 > 30 JULY – Advanced Course in Flute, lecturer: Paolo Taballione

Participants in the mRf23 Advanced Training Courses are divided into active students and auditors. Teachers may initiate a procedure for the selection of students, setting the number of active students for their course. Those who are not accepted as active students may take the course as auditors.
* For the Flute and Piano Courses, an audition will be held on screen. Please register via the form at You must send a video-recorded performance to: NO LATER THAN 26/06/2023 [you can send either a file with WeTransfer or a link from YouTube]. Maestros Taballione and Somenzi will evaluate each video and deliver the list of active pupils to the Course Secretariat. Each active student will be sent an e-mail confirming the participation in the Advanced Course, which will indicate the next steps to be taken in order to participate in the lessons. Everyone will have a maximum of 7 days to complete the enrolment procedure by paying the FREQUENCY FEE. *For the Singing Course there will be an on-site audition on the first day of the masterclass, students who are accepted as active participants will have to pay the FREQUENCY FEE directly to the course secretariat.

The registration procedure involves filling in the registration form online on the website:, in the section
“musicaRivafestival – Subscribe”. The form must necessarily be accompanied by the following documents:
– Photocopy of your Identity Card or equivalent document;
– Photocopy of your Italian tax code, if issued, or photocopy of the tax number of your country of citizenship;
– Personal data: first name, last name, address of residence, etc..
– Signed privacy form
– Audition video (Flute and Piano courses) to be sent to the email
Following enrolment and confirmation by the teachers of the list of active students, an email will be sent, indicating the CORRECT FREQUENCY
FEE and the data required for payment of the BANK TRANSFER.

This transfer must be made within a maximum of 7 days from the date of enrolment, under penalty of forfeiture. A copy of the payment account must be
sent to: Only then, after the organisational secretariat has checked that all the necessary documents have been received, will confirmation of enrolment and participation in the Advanced Training Courses be given. Citizens from non-EU countries are required to present to the organisational secretariat a suitable entry permit to the territory of the Italian Republic, in accordance with the regulations in force. Enrolments must be completed NO LATER than 10 JULY 2023.

Attendance fees vary according to whether or not the participant decides to take advantage of the Hospitality provided by the Organisation. Hospitality is organized by the Organisation, subject to the participant’s request, and is only provided in the event of:
– Payment of the entire attendance fee by the dates indicated in the notice
– Exhaustion of available places

Hospitality is divided into two price brackets. BEFORE paying the Attendance Fee, please write for availability and any details to:
– PROPOSAL A: At the Youth Hostel, in a multiple room with shared bathroom, breakfast and city tax already included;
– PROPOSAL B: At hotels and/or tourist flats in Riva del Garda with multiple beds
and shared bathroom.

Attendance fees must be paid NO LATER than 10th July 2023. The Association Musica Riva has activated some conventions with restaurants in the Historical Centre, in order to allow the participants to have reductions on meals on the days of the Masterclasses. The list will be delivered on the first day of the Course.

All participants in the Advanced Training Courses shall be covered by accident insurance, taken out with a leading insurance company, for the entire period of the courses.

All students will be provided with a badge in order to have access to all courses as auditors, to all concerts organised as part of the musicaRivafestival23 and to the seminars related to the Workshops foreseen during the Festival period, as well as to take advantage of the conventions for lunches and dinners.

A certificate of attendance will be issued at the end of the course.

On the recommendation of the course teacher and in any case according to the judgement of the artistic direction of Musica riva, participants may be invited for paid concerts in the future.