The German Romantic Sound IMB Presents its 27th Masterclass and Final Concert for Orchestral Conductors Maestro Lior Shambadal (IL)

The German Romantic Sound

IMB Presents its 27th


Masterclass and Final Concert for Orchestral Conductors

Maestro Lior Shambadal (IL)
Berlin Sinfonietta
Schubert, Schumann, Brahms
March 20th – 25th 2017

We are happy to collaborate again with the Chief Conductor lior blackof the  Berliner Symphoniker,
Maestro Lior Shambadal. Maestro Shambadal, born in 1950, is a very sought after conductor with a long international career as an opera and concerts conductor. As a teacher he gives several masterclasses for conductors each year. In this masterclass we will have the opportunity to work closely with Maestro Shambadal and the Berlin Sinfonietta on three of the greatest Symphonies in the Romantic repertoire for orchestra. Maestro Shambadal will approach this vast field from three perspectives of three great composers. Limited number of participants, no age limit and extensive orchestra rehearsals.

Besides intensive active conducting sessions with a professional orchestra, each one of the participants will have the chance to work with Mr. Shambadal on critical aspects of conducting including studying the score, musical analysis, and conducting technique. Like always we will hold four orchestra rehearsals (4 hours long each) with the professional musicians of the Berlin Sinfonietta.

All the participants will have the chance to perform in the final, public concert.

All of the conductors will receive a professional recording of the final concert with high sound quality and HD video.USB

The course will be taught primarily in English and secondarily in German, though Maestro Shambadal speaks fluently several languages.

All the sessions with the orchestra will be video recorded, and each participant will receive his or her videos on a 16 GB USB stick, which they may keep and take home with them.

Participants are welcome to bring their own recording device.


For this masterclass we are happy to be invited11059323_10154103720193492_2415654882352211017_nto hold the masterclass week including the final concert in the very intimate St. Lukas Church, in the center of Berlin, (Bernburger Str. 3-5, 10963). The church has great atmosphere and its regular concert visitors. We are thankful that the masterclass’ final concert was inserted to the church’s concert season programs, and expecting many audiences.
(image: Berlin Sinfonietta and IMB Kammerchor performing Mozart – Requiem in front the full St. Lukas Church.)

You are more than welcome to apply here.


J. Brahms
Symphony No.3 in F major Op. 90

R. Schumann

Symphony No.4 in D minor Op. 120

F. Schubert

Symphony No. 8 in B minor D. 759 <Unfinished>


The participants are required to prepare all the repertoire pieces.

Photo credit: Mariam Ghazanchyan Photography



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