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Toomas Kaldaru,

Repetiteur

Italy
Rome, Italy

Bio

Collaborative pianist, vocal coach and former opera singer. I received Master's degree with first class honours and distinction in COLLABORATIVE PIANO AND OPERA COACHING at Conservatory of Rome "Santa Cecilia". After graduating in Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre as opera singer in 2001, studying there also piano, vocal coaching and acting, I moved to Italy to study at the Conservatory of Rome “Santa Cecilia” and with Adriana Giunta on vocal technique,
I have collaborated among others with Teatro dell'Opera of Rome, Teatro Maggio Musicale of Florence, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia of Rome, NarniOpera, Kammeroper of Cologne, Opernwerkstatt Rhein in Cologne, City Theatre of Tartu, Shymkent Opera House in Kazakhstan etc.

Latest collaborations:
2019 Conservatory of Music "Ottorino Respighi" Latina (Italy) - Collaborative pianist at singing department

2019 Andvision International Music School (Tokyo, Japan) - Masterclass for singers and pianists on Italian opera

2019 Opera Veto (Tallinn, Estonia) - Telemann: Pimpinone - vocal coach

2019 Vocal Academy of Orvieto (Italy) - Mozart: Cosi fan tutte - collaborative pianist

2019 Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre - Masterclass "Suoni italiano?" for collaborative pianists on Italian operatic repertoire

2018 University of Rome “Tor Vergata”/Roma Sinfonietta - Opera Studio - Vocal coach and pianist
2018 Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre - Guest lecturer at Opera Studio
2018 Opera Veto (Tallinn, Estonia) - Wolf-Ferrari: Il segreto di Susanna - music director
and language coach
2018 Reate Opera Festival - pianist for auditions
2018 American School of Rome “Marymount” - piano accompanist in music department
2018 Music School “Scatola Sonora” in Rome - piano accompanist and coach in singing
department
2017 Reate Opera Festival - Menotti: Il telefono, Rota: La scuola guida, Dall’Ongaro:
Bach Haus - production pianist
2017 Conservatory of Rome “Santa Cecilia” - Music director and pianist at Opera
Studio - Mozart: Così fan tutte, Menotti: Il telefono, Puccini: La bohème
2017 International Singing Competition “Klaudia Taev” - piano accompanist for auditions
in Italy
2017 Academia Nova (Tallinn) - Lecturer at workshop “Canti italiano?” for young singers
on italian opera

More info at: http//operacoach.it

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree summa cum laude in Collaborative piano and Opera coaching at Conservatory of Santa Cecilia in Rome
  • Bachelor's degree in Opera singing at Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
  • High School Diploma in foreign languages

MUSICAL STUDIES

I started my musical studies as a child, studying the piano. Since I was passionate of opera already as a kid I wanted absolutely study singing. After graduating in Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre as opera singer in 2001, studying there also piano and vocal coaching, I moved to Italy and studied in prestigious Conservatory of Rome "Santa Cecilia" and with Adriana Giunta on vocal technique, as a singer I attended to masterclasses with Claudio Desderi, Monica Bacelli, Thomas Wiedenhofer, Daniela Dessì, Elizabeth Norberg Scultz, Erling Eriksen and many others. I received also Master's degree with first class honours and distinction in Collaborative piano and opera coaching at Conservatory of Rome "Santa Cecilia"

LINGUISTIC STUDIES

I have broadened my knowledge of Italian language at Università per Stranieri in Perugia and studying Italian letterature and linguistics at Università Roma Tre in Rome

I have been always interested in foreign languages therefore I have high school diploma in Languages (English, German and Russian) I have studied also French at Istitute Francais "Saint Louis" in Rome.

WORKING EXPERIENCES

During my career as singer I have always worked also as piano accompanist and vocal coach in various singing classes and masterclasses in Italy and participated to some opera productions as vocal coach in Italy and abroad. I have collaborated among others with Teatro dell'Opera of Rome, Teatro Maggio Musicale of Florence, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia of Rome, NarniOpera, Kammeroper of Cologne, Opernwerkstatt Rhein in Cologne, City Theatre of Tartu, Shymkent Opera House in Kazakhstan etc.

My career as singer includes among others roles like Alfredo in "La traviata", Lenski in "Evgeni Onegin", Ramiro in "La cenerentola" , Tamino in "Die Zauberflöte". I have done also over 200 chamber and sacred music recitals.

Today I am mainly based in Rome and I work as pianist, language coach for opera singers preparing them for auditions, exams and important opera productions. Please check my website www.operacoach.it in order to have information on my current collaborations. I speak fluently italian, english and german can communicate also in french and russian.

Contact

Mobile: +393294788457






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