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Admission to Vocal and Drama Studies | Malmö Opera Academy

Performance Programme in Music | Master's Level

Key dates for your application

  1. Sign up for the programme at
    Registration period: 1 December 2023 – 15 January 2024
  2. Last completion day to prove your eligibility is 25 January 2024.
  3. Invitation to admission test is sent to the email address provided when you made your application.
  4. Complete repertoire list, sheet music for pianistand written CV/biography where you state previous studies and other relevant information should have arrived at Malmö Academy of Music no later than 16 February 2024.
  5. Admission test at Malmö Academy of Music and Malmö Opera will take place 2 – 3 March 2024.
  6. Admission decision 1: 12 April 2024 on My pages at
  7. Deadline for accepting your place through My pages at is 25 April 2024.
  8. Admission decision 2: 8 May 2024 on My pages at

Repertoire list

Prepare and send in a repertoire list containing:

  • five opera arias from different epochs and languages. One must be in German, one in French and one in Italian. At least one of the arias must be composed after 1950 and one must have a recitativo.
  • one song from any musical.
  • one longer recitativo in any language by your choice.

Also include a written CV/resumé about previous studies.

Send the complete repertoire list together with sheet music for the piano with ordinary post. The documents should have arrived at Malmö Academy of Music no later than 16 February 2024 to the following address:

Malmö Academy of Music
Box 8203
SE 200 41 Malmö

Mark the envelope ”Admission/Vocal and Drama Studies” and your name.

Admission test

The repertoire and lyrics must be performed by heart.

The first and second round take place Saturday 2 March 2024 at Malmö Academy of Music. The third round takes place Sunday 3 March 2024 at Malmö Opera.

First Round

  • You perform an opera aria by choice.
  • A jury asks you to perform one or two more arias from the repertoire you have sent in beforehand.

If you pass the First Round you move on to the Second Round.  

Second Round

  • You perform a movement exercise in group together with other applicants. 
  • You perform a longer recitativo in any language. You choose which one.
  • You perform an obligatory dramatic text that will have been sent to you together with the invitation to the admission test.

If you pass the Second Round you move on to the Third Round.  

Third Round

  • A jury asks you to perform a selection of arias from the repertoire you have sent in beforehand.
  • You perform an opera aria of choice.
  • The jury may ask you to perform something from your repertoire together with dramatic interpretation.   


In order to meet the entry requirements for a Master’s Performance Programme you have to be able to demonstrate a Bachelor’s degree in Music or equivalent at the beginning of the term.


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