"Accademia Belcanto" is a summer festival in Graz, founded by the mezzo-soprano Natela Nicoli in 2012 and held so far in a biennial rhythm.
The central event of the festival is an international singing competition, which was held with great success. There were also intensive vocal coaching courses and master classes by world-famous stars and gala concerts with the orchestra and piano.
Since 2019 the festival could not take place due to the Corona crisis.
It should be noted the successful cooperation of Natela Nicoli (Chkonia) with her sister Eteri Lamoris (Chkonia), the general manager of company.
Since 2022, the festival has gradually begun to revive again in Austria, in Germany and Spain. Master classes, intensive courses and concerts are now successfully held at the company.
Many young participants of the festival "Academia Belcanto" are now making an international career.
Soon the company will be preparing for the resumption of the vocal competition, which will be held in Spain. ("Academia Belcanto España").
Impressions from our past events 2014-2019:
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The teachers of the masterclasses Eteri Lamoris (General Manager of the Accademia Belcanto ) and Natela Nicoli (President & artistic director of the Accademia Belcanto) pass on their knowledge and skills to the participants and prepare them for the competition!