Masterclass for conducting Carlo Jans together with conductor Ivan Iliev and in collaboration with the Oltenia Philharmonic Orchestra Craiove, Roumania


Masterclass for conducting Carlo Jans together with conductor Ivan Iliev and in collaboration with the Oltenia Philharmonic Orchestra Craiove, Roumania.

More informations:

International Conducting Masterclass
with the „Oltenia” State Philharmonic Orchestra, Craiova, Romania
Date: Tuesday, 6th of June until Saturday, 10th of June, 2017
Place: Craiova, Romania
Oltenia” State Philharmonic Orchestra Concert Hall
Leading the Masterclass: Dr. Ivan Iliev (Romania)
Prof.Dr. Carlo Jans (Luxembourg)
Day of Arrival: Monday, June 5, 2017
Day of Departure: Saturday, June 10, 2017 or Sunday, June 11, 2017
Masterclass Thematic:
The International Conducting Masterclass aims to provide an ideal learning environment for aspiring students and professional orchestral conductors. Over four days the participants will be given expert tutoring in orchestral conducting, score reading and music interpretation.
The program of the masterclass is constructed to lay a base and to build specific patterns and trends of learning in the field of orchestral conducting.
The Program:
Béla Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21
Benjamin Britten: Simple Symphony, Op. 4 (strings)
Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, D. 485
Edvard Grieg: ”Holberg” Suite, Op. 40 (strings)
Richard Wagner: „Siegfried Idyll”
Each participant will have minimum 120 minutes podium time in rehearsals with the orchestra, depending on the number of active participants in the Masterclass;
All rehearsals with the orchestra will be video recorded.
8 active participants will be accepted for the masterclass course.
No age limit.
Dates and structure of the Masterclass:
The sessions with the orchestra will take place in the „Oltenia” Philharmonic concert hall, beginning with Tuesday, 6th of June until Thursday, 8th of June, 2017.
16:00 – 20:00
Private sessions, without orchestra, with Dr. Ivan Iliev: Friday, 9th of June 2017, 14:00 – 17:00.
The spoken language for the masterclass will be English.
A Matinee Concert with the participants will be held on Saturday, 10th of June, 2017, 11:00, with the “Oltenia” Philharmonic Orchestra. Each participant will conduct a movement (movements) or excerpts from the masterclass repertoire.
On the occasion of the Matinee Concert, the participants-conductors will receive Diploma of Participation in the International Conducting Masterclass – Craiova, 2017.
Masterclass Fees:
Active participants fees: 950 Euro
Semi-active participants fees: 400 Euro
Application fees: 25 Euro (non-refundable)
Accommodation in Craiova: „Ramada Plaza” Hotel
The participants will be eligible for reduced rates for the time of their accomodation.
Travel from abroad: to Bucharest, via airplane
and onwards with the train to Craiova (3h). Also there are direct flights from different European airports to Craiova International Airport operated by Wizzair:
General Rules:
• Transport and accommodation costs are attributable to each accepted participant;
• By signing the application form it is assumed that each participant has accepted the masterclass rules;
• Early registration is recommended for the candidates, taking in consideration the possibility to review the submitted documents for the final selection of participants;
• The masterclass fees will be paid into the bank account of the „Oltenia” State Philharmonic Craiova.
More Information and Registration:

„Oltenia” Philharmonic Orchestra – Craiova, Romania
Calea Unirii 16, Craiova 200585
Dolj County, Romania
Phone: ‪+40.251.412.334‬
For additional questions regarding accommodation, transport to Craiova etc., please contact Dr. Ivan Iliev, via e-mail:


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