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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.

5 - 11 October 2024, Prague, Czech Republic.
Conducting Masterclass
Maestro Alim Shakh (Šach) & Prague Philharmonia


Béla Bartók - Divertimento for String Orchestra,
Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7,
Sergei Prokofiev - Symphony No. 1,
Camille Saint-Saëns - Cello concerto No 1. a-moll

     Maestro Shakh (Šach) was taught by famous Russian conductors and teachers - Fyodor Kozlov (1927–2003) and Ilya Musin (1904–1999), he maintains and spreads traditions of St. Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory.
Maestro conducted the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra, International Symphonic Orchestra in Great Britain, Weimar Chapel Orchestra, Chamber choir Grand Rapids, Californian opera theatre, Prague Symphony Orchestra, la Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional Costa Rica, Slovak State Philharmonic, Philharmonie de Paris, Moravian Philharmonie and many others.
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19 - 25, October 2024, Prague, Czech Republic.
Conducting Masterclass
Maestro Martin Sieghart & The Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra


Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Serenade for strings
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme
Gioachino Rossini L'italiana in Algeri, Ouverture
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4.
Soloist: Jakub William Gráf (ČR)
     Maestro Martin Sieghart
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August 19 - 23, 2024, Prague, Czechia
Vivat Mozart! Opera Conducting Masterclass
Maestro Martin Sieghart & the Bohemian Symphonic Orchestra Prague


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D major "Prague" KV 504
Rechitatives, arias and ensebles from Mozart - Da Ponte Operas - Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni & Così fan tutte
5-day intensive Opera masterclass for Conductors. Professional singers will be involved in this masterclass.
     Maestro Martin Sieghart
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August 25 - 30, 2024, Olomouc, Czechia
Conducting Masterclass
Maestro Tomáš Netopil & the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra


Hector Berlioz: Fantastic Symphony H 48
Antonín Dvořák: Carnival Overture Op. 92
Max Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor
Soloist: Sergey Ostrovsky (violin)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: The Magic Flute, Overture
     Maestro Tomáš Netopil
Tomáš Netopil began his conducting career in 2002 by winning the First Prize of 1st Sir Georg Solti International Conductors’ Competition at the Alte Opra Frankfurt, Germany. During almost 20 years he conducted the best European orchestras and appeared in some of the most prestigious international theatres: Berliner Philharmoniker, Gewandhaus Orchester Leipzig, Dresdner Staatskapelle, Sinfonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, RSB Berlin, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, London Philharmonic, Philharmonia Orchestra London, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Tonhalle Orchester Zürich, Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, Orchestra Nazionale della RAI Torino, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Oslo Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra (Tokyo), Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper München, Operá National de Paris, De Nederlandse Opera, Teatro La Fenice Venezia, Teatro Regio Torino, Salzburger Festspiele, Zurich Opera.
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City Concert Hall. Conducting Masterclasses 2023
Masterclasses for conductors and Singers in the Czech Republic
video workshops for conductors


15 - 20 June 2024. Maestro Martin Sieghart and & Győr Philharmonic Orchestra,
Schubert: Symphony No 4, Beethoven: Violin Concerto, Brahms: Symphony No 3.
May 12 - 17, 2024. Maestro Mark Laycock & the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Mozart: Overture - 'Don Giovanni', Beethoven: Symphony no. 4, Brahms: Academic Festival Overture, P. Tchaikovsky. Symphony No. 5.
March 3 - 8, 2024. Maestro Alim Shakh & the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
S.Rachmaninoff - Symphonic dances, A. Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture, Scherzo & Notturno, Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1, Fidelio, Overture.

February 9 -15, 2024. Maestro Martin Sieghart & PKF - Prague Philharmonia
J. Haydn: Symphony no. 103, F Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto, Op.64 9 - soloist Jakub Křivánek (violin), PTchaikovsky: "Variations on a Rococo Theme" for cello and orchestra - soloist Jakub William Graf (cello), Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No 7, Op. 92. Course.
November 26 - December 1, 2023. Maestro Charles Olivieri - Munroe & the the Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice
F. Schubert: Symphony No. 5, S. Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 "Classical", G. Rossini: An Italian woman in Algiers - overture, L. van Beethoven: Symphony No. 2, W. A. Mozart: Concerto for clarinet and orchestra , soloist- Vladimír Brablec (clarinet).
8 - 13 October, 2023. Conducting course - Maestro Martin Sieghart & the Hradec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony Nr. 5, Antonin Dvorak: Symphony Nr. 7, B. Smetana: "Vltava", Johann Strauss II: "The Gypsy Baron", Overture, Carl Maria von Weber: "Oberon", Overture.
August 26 - September 1, 2023. Maestro Tomáš Netopil & the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
L. Beethoven - "Egmont", Overture,C. Debussy - "La Mer", A. Dvořák - Symphony No. 8, P.I. Tchaikovsky - "Variations on a Rococo Theme" for cello and orchestra, soloist Nikita Ruzhavinskii (Cello). Conducting workshop
8´- 14 July 2023. Maestro Martin Sieghart & the Hrafdec Králové Philharmonic Orchestra
Brahms - Symphony No 2, Schubert - Symphony No.8 "Unfinished", Mozart - Symphony No 35 "Haffner", J. Strauss - "Fledermaus," Overture
Conducting course. 14-19 May 2023. Maestro Alim Shakh & the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Weber - Oberon, Overture, Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony. No. 1, Claude Debussy- Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky- Symphony No. 6.
26 February - 3rd March 2023. Maestro Martin Sieghart & the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Mussorgsky - Pictures from an Exhibition, Brahms: Symphony No. 4, Mozart: Symphony no. 35 Es-dur KV 543 "Haffner".
19 -24 January 2023. Maestro Mark Laycock & PKF - Prague Philharmonia
Felix Mendelssohn - "Hebrides", Overture, Igor Stravinsky - Pulcinella Suite, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphony no. 35 "Haffner". Gioachino Rossini - "La Scala di Seta", Overure, Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony no. 7. Conducting workshop
November 19- 24, 2022. Maestro Martin Sieghart & PKF - Prague Philharmonia
Masterclass for conductors in Prague. Béla Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra, Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony no.1, Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No.3. "Eroica", Felix Mendelssohn - Bartholdy: A Midsummer Night's Dream, overture, Op.21.
August 28 - September 2, 2022. Conducting Masterclass. Olomouc, Czech Republic
Charles Olivieri-Munroe & Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra. Antonin Dvorak: Concert Overture In Nature's Realm, Antonin Dvorak: Concert Overture Carnival, Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No.5, Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2. Conducting course
7 - 12 August 2022. Maestro Martin Sieghart & the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Mezzo-soprano arias, the soloist - Anastasiya Martynyuk. Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 3, Gioachino Rossini: L'italiana in Algeri - Overture, Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco - Overture,Giuseppe Verdi: La Forza del Destino, Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde, Giuseppe Verdi: Il Trovatore, Richard Wagner: "Weiche Wotan, weiche" - Das Rheingold.
June 26 - July 1, 2022. Maestro Alim Shakh & The Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra. Olomouc, Czechia
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 4 e-moll. Sergey Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 c-moll. Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia - Overture, E dur. Franz Liszt: Les Préludes (Symphonic poem No. 3). Courses.
April 24 - 29, 2022. Maestro Martin Sieghart & The Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice
Stravinskij: Dumbarton Oaks, Mozart: Symphony No. 40, Bethoven Symphony No.1, Janacek: Suite for Strings, Mendelssohn: Hebrides.
20 - 25 February 2022. Maestro Alexander Polyanichko & PKF - Prague Philharmonia,
Conducting Masterclass. Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Leonora, Overture No. 3; Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmila, Overture; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5. Workshop.
19 - 24 January 2022. Maestro Alim Shakh & PKF - Prague Philharmonia,
Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony op. 110a, Dvořák: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Beethoven: Symphony No. 2.
18 - 23 November 2021. Maestro Martin Sieghart & PKF - Prague Philharmonia
Mozart: Don Giovanni Overture, Haydn - Symph. No. 104, Beethoven - 7th Symphony, Stravinsky - Concerto in D "Basel Concerto".
19 - 24 September 2021. Maestro Charles Olivieri- Munroe & MFO,
Conducting course: Beethoven: Fidelio, overture in E major, Schumann - Piano Concerto in A minor, Soloist Kenichiro Kojima (piano, Japan), Berlioz- Overture Roman Carnival, Dvořák - Symphony No. 7, Carnival, Overture.
22 - 27 August 2021. Maestro Martin Sieghart & MFO
Mahler: Symphony No. 4, Mozart: Linzer Symphony KV 425, Mozart: Arias for Liric soprano from Mozart's operas: Don Giovanni, Le nozze di Figaro, Cosi fan tutte. Soloists: Barbora Řeřichová - soprano, Liana Sass - soprano. Conducting Masterclass.
19 - 24 July 2021. Maestro Lior Shambadal & MFO
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, Brahms: Symphony No. 3, Mozart: CosÌ fan tutte, Overture, Mendelssohn: Hebrides, Overture.
27 June- 2 July 2021. Maestro Alim Shakh & MFO
P. Tchaikovsky - Symphony No.4, Beethoven - Symphony No. 1, Debussy - Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, Strauss - Die Fledermaus - Overture, F. von Suppe - Leichte Kavallerie - Overture. Courses.
28 - 31 March 2021. Maestro Alim Shakh & PKF - Prague Philharmonia, Soloist Milan Al-Ashhab (violin)
Beethoven: The Creatures of Prometheus, Op.43, Tchaikovsky - Serenade for strings & Violin Concerto, Mendelssohn - Symphony No.4 "Italian" & A Midsummer Night's Dream - Overture, Debussy: La Mer - piano transcription. Conducting workshops
22 - 25 February 2021. Maestro Martin Sieghart & The Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice
Stravinsky - Pulcinella, Suite (1920), Prokofiev - Symphony No. 1, Beethoven - Symphony No. 7, Overture Coriolan, Wagner - Siegfried-Idyll
24 - 29 January 2021. Maestro Tomas Netopil & Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra Ostrava
Sibelius - Violin Concerto, Dvorak - Symphony No. 7, Verdi ,,La Forza del Destino"- Overture, Beethoven - Symphony No. 5
23 - 28 August 2020. Maestro Alim Shakh (Alexander Polyanichko) & the MFO
Stravinsky - The Firebird Suite, Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade, Georges Bizet- L'Arlésienne, Carl Maria von Weber - Der Freischütz.
Conducting Masterclass. 2-7 August 2020. Maestro A. Shakh & professional Symphony orchestra
A. Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, L. Beethoven: Symphony No. 2, W.A. Mozart: Don Giovanni, overture, M. Ravel: La Valse.
2-7 February 2020. Maestro Alim Shakh & the MFO
Mozart - The Magic Flute, Overture The Abduction from the Seraglio. Beethoven - Symphony No. 4. Weber - Oberon, Overture. Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6. Workshops
6-11 October 2019. Maestro Alexander Polyanichko and the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
J. Brahms- Symphony No. 3, Stravinsky - Petrushka (1947), E. Grieg - Peer Gynt Suites 1 & 2, W.A. Mozart - Don Giovanni - Overture, L. Beethoven - Egmont, Overture. Conducting course.
8-13 September 2019. Orchestral conducting masterclass
J. Brahms - Symphony No. 1; L. Beethoven - Symphony No. 2; F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Overtures Hebrides & Midsummer Night's Dream.
18- 23 August 2019. Maestro Olivieri Munroe & the Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven, Antonin Dvořák - Symphony No.8, Mozart, Brahms.
9-14 June 2019., Orchestral conducting workshop with full-size professional orchestra MFO
L. Beethoven - Symphony No. 7, J. Brahms - Symphony No. 4, P. Tchaikovsky - Suite from the ballet Sleeping beauty, M. Glinka - Ruslan and Ludmila, Overture
20-25 January 2019., Orchestral conducting masterclass with full-size professional symphony orchestra
L. Beethoven - Coriolan, Overture, L. Beethoven - Symphony No. 1, I. Stravinsky - The Firebird, Suite 1919, P. I. Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker Suite, Op 71a, G. Verdi - La Forza del Destino, Overture. Conducting course
16-21 September 2018., Maestro Martin Sieghart and the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Program: Johannes Brahms - 1st Symphony, Anton Bruckner - 4th Symphony, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Symphomy No. 36, Felix Mendelssohn - Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)
26-31 August 2018. Olomouc, Czech Republic
Maestro Alexander Polyanichko & the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47 - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Serenade for Strings in C major, Op. 48 - George Bizet - Carmen Suite No. 1 - George Bizet - Carmen Suite No. 2
12-17 August 2018. Course in Karlovy Vary, the Czech Republic
Maestro Olivieri Munroe & the Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra
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. Conducting workshop
10-15 June 2018., Maestro Alim Shakh & the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra
Program: P. Tchaikovsky - 4th Symphony, F. Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto, L. Beethoven - Symphony No. 3, Overture Egmont, С. Debussy - Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune, S. Prokofiev - Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2.
19-24 March 2018., Workshop - 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
Conducting course. 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. Workshop - 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: Smetana - My country, Brahms - Symphony Nr. 2, Liszt - Les Preludes, Tchaikovsky - Rococo variations, Strauss - Die Fledermaus (overture), W.A. Mozart.
Conducting workshop with Symphony Orchestra of the Karlovy Vary.
11- 16 June 2017., Olomouc. Czech Republic. Maestro Alim Shakh
Program: Stravinsky- Pulcinella suite 1922, Tchaikovsky - Piano Concerto No. 1, Brahms -Symphony No.1, Mussorgsky - Night on the Bald Mountain (symphonic poem, 1867). Conducting course.
3-8 April 2017., Ústí nad Labem. Czech Republic.
Program: J. Haydn Symphony Nr. 101, W.A. Mozart Symphony Nr. 40, L. Beethoven Symphony Nr. 3, Overtures Coriolan and Egmont, J. Brahms Tragic Overture, B. Smetana - The Moldau.
21- 26 January 2017., Course - Olomouc. Czech Republic. Maestro Alim Shakh
Program: D. Shostakovich - Festive Overture, 9th Symphony, S. Prokofiev -1st Symphony, P.I. Tchaikovsky - 4th Symphony, S. Rachmaninoff - 3rd Piano Concerto, A. Dvořak - 9th Symphony.
5 -10 November 2016., Marienbad. Czech Republic. Maestro Alim Shakh
Program: Mozart - Symphony No. 40, Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2, Beethoven Symphony No. 2.
22- 26 August 2016., Summer Masterclass, Karlovy Vary. Czech Republic.
Program: Program: J. Brahms - Symphony Nr.1, P. I. Tchaikovsky - Symphony Nr.6 , F. Mendelssohn "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Op. 61.
7 -11 June 2016., Workshop - Olomouc. Czech Republic. Maestro A.Shakh
Program: L. Beethoven, 7th symphony, S. Rachmaninoff, Symphonic dances, N. Rimsky-Korsakov, Sheherazade.
22 - 30 January 2016. Conducting course, 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, Course - Marienbad. Maestro Charles Olivieri-Munroe.
Program: Mozart, Beethoven, Dvořak and Smetana. Conducting Masterclass.
26 June - 02 July 2015, Olomouc. Maestro Charles Olivieri-Munroe.
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