The notes I handle no better than many pianists.
but the pauses between the notes -
ah, that is where the art resides!
Les Semaines Musicales du Brabant Wallon
LyricA Braine l'Alleud
Professional Vocal Training
Braine l'Alleud, Belgium
May, 1 - 4, 2023
Date limite d'inscription - Application deadline : 20 Avril - 2023 - April 20
LyricA Braine l'Alleud is part of the Festival Lyrique International,
together with the International Voice Competition "Bell'Arte" (XIV° Concours Lyrique International "Bell'Arte")
LyricA - printable document
MARIE-NOELLE DE CALLATAY
Soprano - Belgium
Baritone - Belgium
MARIE-NOELLE DE CALLATAY, Soprano
The Belgian soprano, Marie-Nöelle de Callataÿ, began her singing studies at the age of 15 with Greta De Reyghere.
After 3 years, she entered the Conservatoire de Musique de Bruxelles in Jules Bastin's class, where she obtained the first prize in concert singing
and lyric art and the diploma superior of opera singing with the greatest distinction.
She obtained a grant of the Fondation Belge de la Vocation, which allowed her to study in London with Vera Rozsa.
Marie-Nöelle de Callataÿ appeared in the operas Dido and Aeneas by Purcell (Dido and Belinda), Don Giovanni (Zerlina) and Le nozze di Figaro by W.A. Mozart (Suzanna).
She has given many recitals of Lieder and chamber music and has taken part in oratorios in Belgium and abroad (Netherlands, Italy, UK).
In December 1989 she toured in the USSR with Sylvia Traey. She recorded a CD of Peter Philips with the Ensemble Currende.
Marie-Nöelle de Callataÿ is prize-winner finalist of the International Competitions of Singing of 's Hertogenbosch and of the Queen Elizabeth Competition.
MARCEL VANAUD, Baritone
After studying in Brussels Conservatoire and in Liége, Marcel Vanaud spent seven years with the Opéra de Wallonie, before beginning his international career at
La Monnaie in Brussels in the three Mozart/Da Ponte operas.
A regular guest at opera houses all over Europe and in North and South America, his repertoire includes Verdi's Nabucco,
Ezio (Attila), Francesco (Masnadieri), Stanker (Stiffelio), Miller, Luna, Germont, Boccanegra, Renato, Carlo (Forza del Destino),
Rodrigue, Iago and Ford as well as other Italian baritone parts, the main French baritone Martin roles, and Wagner's Dutchman.
He made his La Scala debut in the premiere of Giacomo Manzoni's Dr. Faustus;
he has also appeared in Hindemith's Cardillac, Gottfried von Einem's Danton's Tod and Igor Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex.
He sang Vitellius in EMI's recording of Massenet's Hérodiade under Michel Plasson; Marcel Vanaud also recorded a CD recital of Verdi baritone arias.
For active participants: biography - teacher's reference
- No conditions for listener
Place of the course
- Académie de Musique de Braine l'Alleud
49, rue du Château, 1420 Braine l'Alleud
The welcome meeting will take place on Monday, May 1st at 9:30 am, at the Académie
- Voice training / Open workshops / Interpretation of Arias-work on the character / stage presence.
Other vocal pieces can also be presented during the course.
The course will gather in one place the individual lessons and group classes.
Some concerts will also be organized in respect the Covid sanitary rules.
Thursday, May 4th: Final Concert by the participants of the course.
The participants are invited to bring special costumes/clothing in relation with their program,
for this final concert.
How to arrive?
- By train:
* Connections with Bruxelles-Midi, Zaventem Airport and Charleroi are easy: stop Braine-l'Alleud
(Braine-L'Alleud is at ± 15 minutes from Brussels, as from Charleroi)
* Coming from Brussels: Ring Est, direction Mons-Paris, Exit 25 (Butte du Lion - direction Braine-L'Alleud centre)
* From Paris: Ring Est, direction Waterloo, Exit 24 or 25 (Butte du Lion - direction Braine-L'Alleud centre)
Application fee: 80 (not refundable)
Tuition-Inscription: Participant: 170 - Auditeur / Listener : 60
Special reduction for the inhabitants + Académie Braine l'Alleud, participants to the competition : 80 .
Only participants having paid the complete application will be scheduled for lessons.
- Piano scores must be sent as pdf files together with the application documents
AND well assembled-sticked scores for the pianist must be sent by regular priority post mail.
- Housing ,in a shared room, can be provided to a limited number of participants living abroad.
The total price will be 120 per person, from Tuesday May 2 till 5th in the morning.
No meals included. Ask the organisation of the course for the availability.
Covid sanitary conditions will be respected.
The participants who would like to receive some advices for Airbnb/hostels/hotels can contact us by email.
Several Airbnb's are available in town.
Registration form (BLOCK LETTERS PLEASE)
Application Deadline : April 20, 2023
to be sent by:
or by priority post mail to:
39bis, chaussée d'Alsemberg
1420 Braine l'Alleud
(registered post mail will not be received !!)
Tel: +32.2.385.15.50- 0032.4220.127.116.11 (SMS only)
Messenger-private messages: Bellarte Icpa
- TESSITURA: .....................
VOICE RANGE: .................
2 ID pictures, headshot- passport-size
(if sent by email: jpg file only !)
- Scores (PDF at application + by post)
- * active participant * Observer
Family Name: ...............................................................................
Place and Date of Birth:
Highest Diplomas - Niveau/Level:
Proposed works (complete, detailed information!):
Current teacher :
- The participants hereby grant the organizers the right to make use of their names, photography,
voice and biographical materials as well as audio, video and DVD recordings on TV,
radio and Internet for promotional and commercial release.
The committee is allowed at any time to modify organization elements and/or
to decide about an eventual cancellation, if the circumstances require it.
During the course my address will be:
- Phone or Mobile
(For inhabitants/students of Braine l'Alleud: Copy of the student card or ID requested)
- application fee : + 80
- international bank transfer: + 10
total amount: ......................
Attention: In case of an international bank transfer, please
add 10 Euros for bank charges.
- name of the account holder: Fondation Bell'Arte aisbl
- name of the bank : Fortis - Brussels
- address: 3, rue Montagne du Parc - 1000 Brussels - Belgium
IBAN BE81 0019 2719 8424
NO CHEQUES ACCEPTED!!
ONLY THE RECEPTION OF THE COMPLETE AMOUNT WILL CONFIRM YOUR APPLICATION.
In case, we didn't receive the exact amount, the difference will be requested at the beginning of the course.
The proof of the payment must accompany your application form.
Tel: +32.2.385.15.50 ou 0032 471 85 37 25 (SMS)
Messenger: Bellarte Icpa
In case of cancellation, tuition can be refunded as follows:
*50 % before April 10
*25 % before April 15
*The tuition is not refundable after April 20.
Lee Yun Hee - Li Hong Yan - Lim Bong Suk
Winners of the competition 2009