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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.

June 26 - July 1, 2022, Prague, Czech Republic
Masterclass for Conductors
Maestro Alim Shakh & MFO

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Program:

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)

     Maestro Shakh was taught by famous Russian conductors and teachers - Fyodor Kozlov (1927-2003) and Ilya Musin (1904-1999). Alim Shakh is the last of Prof. Musin's students, who gets knowledge from first hands.
His outstanding conducting technique lets the Maestro conduct the most difficult pieces of classical and modern music. Talented works of distinguished modern composers have been marvelously interpreted by the conductor, so it is no mere chance that Shakh is held in esteem. His artistic career is mainly associated with professional orchestras in Russia, but since 2008 the Maestro has been living in Prague and successfully combines international artistic and pedagogical activities.
Currently, Maestro is a leading tutor for Conducting Masterclasses in the Czech Rebublic. Many of his students got prizes at international competitions and now occupy principal positions in professional orchestras and choirs.

7 - 12 August 2022, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Maestro Martin Sieghart & the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra

Program:

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 - Prelude und Liebes Tod
Arias for Mezzo-soprano:
Giuseppe Verdi: "Condotta ell'era in ceppi..." - Il Trovatore
Giuseppe Verdi: "Stride la vampa, detto..." - Il Trovatore
Richard Wagner: "Weiche Wotan, weiche" - Das Rheingold

     Maestro 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)

August 28 - September 2, 2022. Olomouc, Czech Republic
Charles Olivieri-Munroe & Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra

Program:

Antonin Dvorak: Concert Overture Othello
Antonin Dvorak: Concert Overture Carnival
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No.5
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2

     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.
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20 - 25 February 2022. Maestro Alexander Polyanichko & PKF - Prague Philharmonia,
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, Leonora, Overture No. 3; Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmila, Overture; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
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,
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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).
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., 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.
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.
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