Johannes Wildner Vienna Conducting with Orchestra Jörg Birhance, Assistent (Dirigiertechnik) N.N., Piano Orchestra:WienSinfonietta
Conducting with Orchestra
Johannes Wildner studied conducting, violin and musicology and has established himself as one of the foremost Austrian conductors. His years of experience as a member of the Vienna Philharmonic and the Vienna State Opera Orchestra have given his conducting a distinctive stamp.
After positions as Chief Conductor of Prague State Opera and First Permanent Conductor of Leipzig Opera, Johannes Wildner was the General Music Director of the New Philharmonic Orchestra of Westphalia (Germany) for ten years from 1997. He has been appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra in London with effect from September 2010. From 2014 he has also been the Director of the Austrian Opera Festival OPER BURG GARS and was appointed Professor of Conducting at the Vienna University of Music with effect of October 1st, 2014.
He has regularly appeared as a guest conductor in major opera houses such as the Tokyo New National Theatre, the Teatro Carlo Felice Genova, the Arena di Verona, Leipzig, Graz, Salzburg, Prague and Zagreb State Opera, and with orchestras such as the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra London, the Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana in Palermo, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, the Tokyo Philharmonic, the MDR Symphony, the Dresden Philharmonic, the Vienna Symphony, the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Bergen Philharmonic, the China Philharmonic, the Hong Kong Philharmonic and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra.
09 – 21 August 2015
Phase A – Basic Course: 09 – 13 August:
Analysis (after Schönberg/Swarowsky), aspects of tempo, tempo-relation, stylistic aspects, fermatas, conducting technique, conducting with piano
Phase B – Orchestra Conducting: 16 – 21 August:
Conducting practice with WienSinfonietta
Participation in Phase B is contingent upon active participation in Phase A. Candidates for Phase B will be selected at the conclusion of Phase A. The best participants will conduct the final concert on 21 August 2015.
Joseph Haydn: Sinfonie No. 101, D-Dur (Die Uhr) (UE-Haydn-Mozart-Presse)W. A. Mozart: Sinfonie Nr. 38, D-Dur KV 504, “Prague” (NMA Urtext Bärenreiter)Ludwig van Beethoven: Sinfonie Nr. 3, Es-Dur op. 55, “Eroica” (Jonathan del Mar, Bärenreiter)Arnold Schönberg: Ode an Napoleon, op. 41 (UE)Anton v. Webern: 6 Stücke Op. 6, Kammerfassung
To be prepared: the entire program must be prepared thoroughly.
Qualification: adequate prior training as a conductor (verification required). On the first day, an audition will be held (conducting with piano: Mozart, Overture “Die Zauberflöte”)
Course languages: German, English
The recommended editions can easily be ordered from Musik Müller, Vienna.
Phase A course tuition fee: EUR 590 special Early Bird rate when registering before 28.02.2015, to be paid in full when registering or as deposit of220 EUR when registering and the balance before 28.02.2015. Please refer to our Conditions of Participation here.Phase A course tuition fee: EUR 630 regular rate. Can be paid in full or as deposit of 220 EURwhen registering and the balance before June 15, 2015. Course Fee in case of payment after June 15, 2015: EUR650,-. Please refer to our Conditions of Participation here.Phase B course tuition fee: EUR 950. To be paid any time but latest on the day the participant gets accepted for Phase B.Passive participant can book different passes for: single day, full week, full course here.
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