Dutch National Opera Academy
Maria Riccarda Wesseling Head
Voice students who have finished their bachelor's degree programme, have the possibility to study opera at the Dutch National Opera Academy, a joint effort undertaken by the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and the Koninklijk Conservatorium in The Hague. For more information please view the DNOA website: www.opera-academy.nl
The documentary Diva's (2011) shows four DNOA students working their way to a career on the opera platform. The documentary may be viewed here.
Accreditation and degree
The master's programme in Opera has been positively assessed by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). This means that upon successful completion of the programme students will receive a legally accredited master's degree in Opera and the title Master Opera. Only accreditated degree programmes are listed in the Dutch central register of higher education programmes (CROHO).
More information on accreditation and degrees
2 years, full-time
Language of instruction
Dutch and English
49105 (M Opera)
Master of Opera