Conducting Masterclass with Raffaele Napoli 6 – 12 september 2015 in Varna, BULGARIA with the Varna State Opera House Orchestra

Conducting Masterclass with Raffaele Napoli

6 – 12 september 2015 in Varna, BULGARIA

with the Varna State Opera House Orchestra

This course is based on the teachings of Sergiu Celibidache. It will explore not only the most typical aspects concerning Conducting (Conducting technique, Rehearsal practice…), but it also will focus widely to the Phenomenology of Music. Therefore it takes advantage of the cooperation with Raffaele Napoli, who studied and worked closely with Celibidache for ten years.

General conditions:

Admission: conductors of all nationalities and all ages can take part in this course. All cantidates are expected to have thoroughly studied the program before the beginning of the course.

Participants: Only 10 active participants will be accepted. Auditors are welcome and their number is unlimited. The active participants will be chosen out of the applications.

Tuition language: Italian and English

Diplomas and certificates: each participant will receive an attendance certificate.


-Day of arrival: September 6th, 2015

-Introduction: September 7th (Technique and Phenomenology)

-Rehearsals (4 hours per day): September 8th-12th (further discussions on Phenomenology and Technique before and after orchestra sessions)


L. van Beethoven: Sinfonia n. 5 in Do minore op. 67

F. Schubert: Sinfonia n. 5 in Sib minore

P. I. Tchaikovsky: Sinfonia n. 4 in Fa minore

Participation fee:

-Active participants: 870 €

-Auditors: 200 €

Note: Active participants have to pay a deposit of 200 €, in 10 days, after the announcement of their selection, and the rest of the fee on arrival at Varna For Auditors, the payment must accompany the application.


Associazione Celibidache, Banca Popolare Etica S.C. A.R.L. filiale di Roma, Via Rasella 13, 00187 Roma (RM)

C/C n. 121345 – CIN H, ABI 05018, CAB 03200

IBAN IT61 H050 1803 2000 0000 0121 345



On request, we have the possibility to obtain cheep accomodations for all participants (10€/day)


You can apply HERE.

Please enclose the following documents:

-Curriculum Vitae

-Copy of a Document (Passport or ID)

-Link of a short demo (if possible)

Please send your application until August 1st

For any other informations regarding the Conducting Masterclass, please contuct us at the following adresses:, napoli.raffaele@ymail,com,

The selected participants will be informed by email


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