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This masterclass is full. Only passive participant spots are available.

February 26 - March 3, 2023 , Olomouc, Czech Republic
Maestro Martin Sieghart & the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra

Orchestral conducting masterclass with Maestro Sieghart icon link
and the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra icon link (full-size professional 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)
Read more about Maestro Martin Sieghart icon link
The page on Wikipedia: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Sieghart
Visit official website: www.martin-sieghart.com

The main aim of the masterclass for conductors: using the main conducting principles to develop your conducting scale in various styles and research the individual way to music expression.
Besides individual lessons with pianists you will work with a big professional orchestra, it will give you big emotional satisfaction and the new impulse to continue your professional career.
The masterclass is suitable for advanced conducting students and professional conductors. Less experienced conductors can take part in the masterclass as Semi-active participants. There is no age limit for participation.


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 39, KV 543
Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition (ed. Ravel)
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 4

Conductors are expected to select two musical works from this repertoire and study their scores before the start of the masterclass for conductors. It is important that you listen to the pieces and prepare them as much as possible to gain the maximum benefits from the masterclass.
Each Active participant will be entitled to:
90 of podium time conducting the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra icon link
60 minutes of podium time in four hand piano sessions
• each Active participant will conduct a Dress rehearsal and the Final public concert
• attending all meetings, classes and rehearsals
Each Semi-active participant will be entitled to:
90 minutes of podium time in four hand piano sessions
• attending all meetings, classes, rehearsals and the final concert, without an opportunity to conduct the orchestra

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The concert program will be divided among participants.
The Final concert will be held on 3rd of March 2023 in the Reduta Hall, Olomouc


The masterclass will be taught in English.
Nevertheless, Maestro Sieghart can speak also German, French, Italien, Dutch.


The course will take place in the concert hall Reduta. Venue address: Horní náměstí 23, Olomouc icon link, Czech Republic. The town is located between Prague and Vienna.
     Historical place: the famous composer and conductor Gustav Mahler worked at the German Public Theater (now the Moravian Theatre in Olomouc)
Click here to see more about Olomouc. icon link Location Olomouc


Accommodation costs must be covered by each participant of the masterclass for conductors.
We offer you a single occupation in Comfort double rooms with breakfasts at the FLORA hotel *** with the price of 49 EUR per night, double occupation - 65 EUR
Feel free to stay in any other hotel.

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Travel costs must be covered by each participant.
Click here to read more about trains from Prague to Olomouc. icon link
There are several airports around Olomouc icon link: in Prague, Vienna, Brno and Ostrava.


Video recording of all orchestra rehearsals and the concert with one camera in front of you is included in the price.
All conductors will receive his/her videos via Internet. Wish you get copied video directly at the masterclass, please bring your memory card or flash stick.
You can use your own devices for recording rehearsals with pianists.
The multi-angle recording of the concert is possible with an additional cost.

Masterclass fees

Active participant's fee, please, contact the Masterclass manager.
Semi-active participant's fee is € 600
Daily Visitors' fee is € 40 passive participation
Internet access to video translation of all the piano rehearsals will be provided. Please, contact Masterclass manager for more information.
There is no registration/application fee.
Payment schedule
- 25 % of the participant’s fee has to be paid as a deposit via bank transfer two weeks at the latest after the organizers` confirmation of your participation;
- 100% deposit should be paid until the 1st day of the masterclass for conductors.
The deposit is 100% refundable only in case of cancellation of the masterclass by the organizer.
For an individual payment plan please contact the Masterclass manager.

The Certificate of participation will be provided for all Participants who have completed the masterclass for conductors.

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