The Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy (Switzerland) presents the 4th edition of the GSTAAD CONDUCTING ACADEMY

Jaap van Zweden (Artistic Director), Johannes Schlaefli (Head of Teaching) & Long Yu (Guest professor) – apply now for the Gstaad Conducting Academy 2017!

The closing date for applications is 31 January 2017.

 

The Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy (Switzerland) presents the 4th edition of the GSTAAD CONDUCTING ACADEMY:

 

Duration & place 1 – 18 August 2017 in Gstaad, Switzerland

(Arrival: about noon on 31 July 2017)

 

Professors:

Jaap van Zweden, Artistic Director

Johannes Schlaefli, Head of Teaching

Long Yu, Guest professor

 

Repertoire (among others)

Mahler: Symphony No. 1 ,Titan’

Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra

Saint-Saëns: Organ Symphony

Haydn: Symphony No.104

 

About 3 weeks of daily public masterclasses with the Gstaad Festival Orchestra / Video analyses & Lectures / 3 final concerts conducted by the participants + an exclusive festival concert, offering the opportunity for especially gifted participants to perform concertante on the stage on a great scale / Free access to the festival concerts (on availability)

Neeme-Järvi-Prize

The “Neeme-Järvi-Prize“ – 2017 already awarded for the third time – offers participants at the Conducting Academy the special chance of being invited as guest conductor for professional orchestras in Switzerland.

 

More information about Gstaad Conducting Academy and application: https://www.gstaadacademy.ch/en/conducting
Contact: lw@gstaadmenuhinfestival.ch

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