Correpetition masterclass. Toomas Kaldaru
07.02.2024 – 09.02.2024
TOOMAS KALDARU (Rome/Italy)
7-9 February @11.00-18.00 in B-315
Toomas Kaldaru is an internationally experienced pianist and vocal coach for opera singers. He received his collaborative piano and opera coaching master’s degree cum laude at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory of Rome. He also studied Italian linguistics and literature at the University of Rome “Roma Tre”. In addition, he graduated in opera singing at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, and took private lessons with the soprano Adriana Giunta in Rome.
He has collaborated with Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Teatro Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence, Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Teatro S.Carlo in Naples, and others. He has been pianist-repetiteur for various opera productions as well as instructor of master classes for both singers and pianists in various countries. He has also worked as a pianist in the vocal department of the Latina Conservatory “Ottorino Respighi”. In recent years he has also works closely with Estonian opera houses – he has been a musical and linguistic consultant at the Estonian National Opera and since 2021 works regularly as a vocal coach in Vanemuine Theatre in Tartu. In his private studio in Rome, he prepares singers for the productions of European major opera houses and festivals.