Easter Festival | 17 – 25 March 2018 Bernard Haitink Master Class in Conducting 21 – 23 March 2018

Dates | Wednesday, 21 – Friday, 23 March 2018

Mozart Symphony in D major, K. 385 Ha ner Weber Overture to the Romantic opera Oberon Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73 Dvořák Scherzo capriccioso, Op. 66
Debussy Ibéria from Images pour Orchestre

The master class in conducting led by Bernard Haitink will focus on ve orchestral compositions. Eight highly talented young conductors will study and rehearse these works with Bernard Haitink and the Festival Strings Lucerne. The master class is open to anyone who wishes to audit as well.

Bernard Haitink | Artistic Director of the Master Class Festival Strings Lucerne and Guests

Pro le of Participants

– Advanced conducting students and professional conductors – Age limit: must not be older than 32 years old

Documents to be submitted (you may submit all documents online) – Application form (online)
– Link to a recording of a performance or rehearsal (two works)
– Curriculum vitae and photo (max. 2 pages)

– Repertoire list

Application deadline: Friday, 1 December 2017 Please submit your application online here.


Selection of Participants | The course management will select eight final candidates upon receipt of the application documents.
These results will be announced by the middle of January 2018. There is no right of legal appeal. No correspondence will be conducted regarding the decisions.

Course fee | The course fee for active participants is CHF 300; the course fee for auditors is CHF 30 for each day.

Course language | The master class will be given in English (and partially in German as well).

Travel | Travel costs must be covered by each participant. Accommodation | Accommodation costs must be covered by each

participant. LUCERNE FESTIVAL can assist in nding accommodation. Meals | All meals must be paid by each participant.
Scores | Each participant must procure his/her own scores.


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