Master Class Bernard Haitink (George Anderhub, LUCERNE FESTIVAL)

Master Class Bernard Haitink

Master Class Bernard Haitink (George Anderhub, LUCERNE FESTIVAL)  

Dates | Thursday, 10 – Sunday, 13 April 2014
Pre-selection: Thursday, 10 April 2014
Master Class: Friday, 11 – Sunday, 13 April 2014

Wolfgang Amadé Mozart Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K. 543
Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90
Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 4 in G major
Claude Debussy Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune

The master class in conducting led by Bernard Haitink will focus on four orchestral compositions. Six to seven highly talented young conductors will study and rehearse these works with Bernard Haitink and the Festival Strings Lucerne. The master class is open to anyone who wishes to audit as well (the Pre-selection on Thursday, 10 April 2014 is not open to listeners). 

Bernard Haitink | Artistic Director of the Master Class
Festival Strings Lucerne and Guests

Profile of Participants
– Advanced conducting students and professional conductors
– Age limit: no more than 32 years old

Documents to be submitted
– Application form (online)
– Link to a recording of a performance or rehearsal (two works)
– Curriculum vitae and photo (max. 2 pages)
– Repertoire list

Application deadline: 3 January 2014 (postmark date)

Selection of Participants | The course management will select 20 to 25 final candidates (pre-selection) upon receipt of the registration documents. These pre-selection results will be announced by the middle of January 2014. A final selection in which these pre-selected musicians play with orchestra under the direction of Bernard Haitink on the first day of the master class (10 April 2014; program: Mozart, Symphony No. 39 in E flat major, K. 543) will then be made to determine the six to seven active participants in the master class.
There is no right of legal appeal. No correspondence will be conducted regarding the decisions.

Course fee | Course fee for active participants is CHF 450; course fee for auditors is CHF 30 for each day.

Course language | The Master Class will be given in English, and partially in German as well.

Travel | Travel costs must be covered by each participant.

Accommodation | Accommodation costs must be covered by each participant. LUCERNE FESTIVAL can assist in finding accommodation.

Meals | All meals must be paid by each participant.

Scores | Each participant must procure his/her own scores

Hirschmattstrasse 13 / P.O. Box
6002 Lucerne | Switzerland
p +41 (0)41 226 44 25 | f +41 (0)41 226 44 60


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