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Prokofiev, Mendelssohn. Masterclasses for conductors
At International Conducting Masterclasses, we strive to provide all of the resources necessary for conductors of both today and tomorrow to become masters of orchestral direction behind the podium. Our masterclasses are led by our knowledgeable and highly qualified tutors, of whom have decades of experience, across countries and continents, leading some of the most prolific orchestras in modern history. We also work closely with numerous professional orchestras and in our meticulously built and acoustically beautiful theaters. Through our workshops you will develop the essential skills and resources for a career in conducting. Send in your application today and reserve your spot behind the podium, in front of the orchestra, and beneath the open curtains.

10-15 June 2018, Czech Republic. Conducting Masterclass. icon link
Maestro Alim Shakh icon link & the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra.

     Maestro Alim Shakh is a Principal conductor of St. Petersburg State Conservatory Opera and Ballet Theatre, he is a prominent Russian conductor and worked with orchestras in Moscow, St.Petersburg, Prague (Rudolfinum), Weimar, Paris, Linz (Brucknerhaus), London (Royal Albert Hall) and many others.
Maestro conducted the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, Novosibirsk Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra of the Kazan State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Opera and ballet theatre of Saint-Petersburg conservatoire, International Symphonic Orchestra in Great Britain, Weimar Chapel Orchestra (Germany), Chamber choir Grand Rapids (the USA), Californian opera theatre (the USA), Prague Symphony Orchestra, la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Costa Rica, Slovak State Philharmonic, Philharmonie de Paris, Moravian Philharmonie and many others.


The Conducting Masterclass will include both orchestral rehearsals and individual conducting lessons and will culminate in the dress rehearsal and a final concert.
There is no age limit for participation.

The program of the masterclass:

P. Tchaikovsky - Symphony № 4
F. Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto, Op.64
L. Beethoven - Symphony № 3 "Eroica"
L. Beethoven - Overture Egmont, Op. 84
С. Debussy - Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
S. Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet Suite № 2 ( in rehearsals )

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Photos from the Masterclass with Maestro Alim Shakh. (Olomouc, Jan.2018 and Jun.2017)
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12-17 August 2018, Czech Republic
Masterclass in Karlovy Vary. icon link
Maestro Olivieri Munroe & the Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra.

6-day orchestral conducting masterclass with Maestro Olivieri Munroe
and the Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra. Accommodation with breakfast included (*** Hotel in the famous Spa town Karlsbad)
      Charles Olivieri Munroe is the artistic director & principal conductor of the Cracow Philharmonic Orchestra (since 2015). He is concurrently chief conductor with Philharmonie Südwestfalen in Germany since 2011 and holds the position of honorary chief conductor with the North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra with whom he has been associated since 1997, Regular Guest conductor with Bangkok Symphonic Orchestra and Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Docent conducting faculty in the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. Charles Olivieri-Munroe regularly appears with major orchestras throughout the world including the Israel Philharmonic, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony, Kyoto Symphony Orchestra Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, National Philharmonic of Russia, Munich Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart Philharmonic, Danish Radio Symphony, Czech Philharmonic, Budapest Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic, Royal Brussels Philharmonic, and many others. Since 2005, he has been Resident Conductor with the Texas Round Top Festival Institute.
Personal website: https://www.olivieri-munroe.com icon link

The Conducting Masterclass will include both orchestral rehearsals and individual conducting lessons and will culminate in the dress rehearsal and a final concert.
There is no age limit for participation.

Program:

B. Smetana "Vltava"
A. Dvorak - Symphony No.7, Op.70 (obligatory)
A. Dvorak: Czech suite in D major
Z. Kodaly - Dances of Galanta,
W.A. Mozart Symphony No.38 'Prague'
The Final concert will be held 17th August in the Antonin Dvorak Concert Hall in Karlovy Vary, Windsor Carlsbad
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Dvorak concert hall karlovy-vary master class concert

26-31 August 2018, Czech Republic
Orchestral conducting masterclass in Olomouc. icon link
Maestro Alexander Polianichko & the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra.

     Alexander Polianichko has worked with major opera companies throughout the world, including the Bolshoi Theatre, the Danish Royal Opera, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the English National Opera, La Scala, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Nationale Reisopera of The Nederlands, the Norwegian Opera, Opera Australia, Opera Colorado, Opéra de Monte Carlo, Opera National de Paris, Opera New Zealand, the Royal Opera, Covent Garde, the San Francisco Opera, the Swedish Royal Opera, the Zurich Opera.
The Conducting Masterclass will include both orchestral rehearsals and individual conducting lessons and will culminate in the dress rehearsal and a final concert.
There is no age limit for participation.

Program:

Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, Pathétique
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48

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Location Olomouc

16-21 September 2018, Czech Republic
Masterclass in Olomouc. icon link
Maestro Martin Sieghart & the Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra.

      Martin Sieghart is one of the most versatile musicians of his country. He is a conductor of worldwide demand, a teacher of many successful international students, a founder and music director of several festivals, a former longstanding principal cellist of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, organist, repetiteur and has acted as an accompanist on the piano for his own Opera and Orchestral projects.

• Honorary Principal Conductor with the Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra (Holland) (since 2009)
• Chief conductor of the Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra (Holland) (since 2003)
• Permanent quest conductor with New Japan Philharmonic and Brucknerhaus Orchestra Linz
• Professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Graz. (2000-2016)
• Artistic Director of the chamber orchestra "Spirit of Europe" (2005-2008)
• Founder & Artistic Director of the opera festival "Mozart in Reinsberg" (2002-2006)
• Principal Guest Conductor of the Israel Chamber Orchestra (Israel) (since 2012)
• Artistic Director & Principal Conductor of the Linz's opera (1992-2000)
• Artistic Director & Principal Conductor of the Bruckner Orchestra Linz (1992)
• Co-founder of the "EntArteOpera" festival together with Susanne Thomasberger and Philipp Harnoncourt. (since 1997)
• Artistic Director & Principal Conductor of the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra ( 1990-1995)

Program:

Anton Bruckner - Symphony No.4 in E-flat major
Robert Schumann - Symphony No. 1 in B flat major "Spring" Op. 38 (1841)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony No. 36 "Linz" KV 450
Felix Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)

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19-24 March 2018., The Symphony Orchestra of the North Bohemian Theatre. Maestro Martin Sieghart
Program: BEETHOVEN 9th Symphony, MENDELSSOHN - Symphony No. 4, RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - Scheherazade.
21-26 January 2018., Olomouc. Czech Republic. Maestro Alim Shakh
Program: J. Brahms: The Tragic Overture. P. I. Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5. D. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 1. W.A. Mozart: Symphony No. 41
19 - 23 November 2017.. The South Czech Philharmonic. Maestro Martin Sieghart.
Program: J. Strauss - Ouverture "The Gypsy Baron", J. Haydn Symphony Nr. 88 in G major, L. Beethoven Symphony Nr. 1 in C major, A. Dvořák Symphony Nr. 9, F. Schubert Symphony Nr. 4, I. Stravinsky Pulcinella-Suite.
10 - 16 September 2017. Olomouc, Czech Republic.
Program: Mahler 5th symphony, Stravinsky The Firebird suite 1919, Shostakovich 9th symphony, Brahms 4th symphony, Wagner - The Flying Dutchman, overture.
13- 18 August 2017., Karlovy Vary. Czech Republic. Maestro Olivieri Munroe
Program: P. Tchaikovsky, J. Strauss, B. Smetana, F. Liszt, W.A. Mozart.
11- 6 June 2017., Olomouc. Czech Republic. Maestro Alim Shakh
Program: Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Mussorgsky.
3-8 April 2017., Ústí nad Labem. Czech Republic.
Program: Haydn, Mozart. Beethoven. Brahms, Smetana.
21- 26 January 2017., Olomouc. Czech Republic. Maestro Alim Shakh
Program: D. Shostakovich, S. Prokofiev,P. Tchaikovsky, S. Rachmaninoff, A. Dvořak.
5 -10 November 2016., Marienbad. Czech Republic. Maestro Alim Shakh
Program: Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Kalinnikov.
22- 26 August 2016., Summer Masterclass, Karlovy Vary. Czech Republic.
Program: J. Brahms, P. I. Tchaikovsky, F. Mendelssohn.
7 -11 June 2016., Olomouc. Czech Republic. Maestro A.Shakh
Program: L. Beethoven, 7th symphony, S. Rachmaninoff, Symphonic dances, N. Rimsky-Korsakov, Sheherazade.
4 -12 Apr 2016., Olomouc. Czech Republic. Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Program: C. Orff, Carmina Burana
22 - 30 January 2016., Ústí nad Labem. Maestro Guerassim Voronkov.Opera conducting.
Program: Il Trovatore (The Troubadour) by Giuseppe Verdi and Opera-gala concert.
22 - 30 January 2016., Ústí nad Labem. Marina Shaguch (vocal professor).
Opera Singing Masterclass

16 - 20 November 2015, Marienbad. Maestro Charles Olivieri-Munroe.
Program: Mozart, Beethoven, Dvořak and Smetana.
26 June - 02 July 2015, Olomouc. Maestro Charles Olivieri-Munroe.
Summer Orchestral conducting
This masterclass includes pieces from the main repertoire of orchestral conducting, based on European and Russian classical music.
All the conducting masterclasses based on European classical and romantic music works with the famous professors from around the world.