2023-2024 / MUSI0043-1

Campus Opera


30h Th, 24h Internship, 3d FT Tr. Pr.

Number of credits

 Bachelor in ancient and modern languages and literatures5 crédits 
 Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : classics5 crédits 
 Bachelor in information and communication5 crédits 
 Bachelor in modern languages and literatures : German, Dutch and English5 crédits 
 Bachelor in history of art and archaeology : general5 crédits 
 Bachelor in history5 crédits 
 Bachelor in modern languages and literatures : general5 crédits 
 Bachelor in history of art and archaeology : musicology5 crédits 
 Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies (Registrations are closed)5 crédits 
 Bachelor in philosophy5 crédits 
 Bachelor in French and Romance languages and literatures : general5 crédits 


Emilie Corswarem, Christophe Pirenne


Christophe Pirenne

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

All year long, with partial in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Study of opera: a first transversal and historical approach.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Students will assist at several performances at the "Opéra Royal de Wallonie" and the "Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie". These performances are introduced by an general introduction to the opera's world, its history and by specific lectures relating to the respective performances.

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Lectures at the University ; performances at the Opéra royal de Wallonie.

Recommended or required readings

The bibliography relating to the repertoire staged at the ORW will be communicated to the students.

Any session :

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

- Remote

oral exam

- If evaluation in "hybrid"

preferred in-person

Additional information:

The mark of the midterm exam in January will count for 30% of the June final grade if > or = 10/20 (the mark will have no effect on the final grade if it doesn't reach 10/20).

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



Association of one or more MOOCs