International Masterclasses

03
May
2018

May 3rd, 2018 - May 9th, 2018
Berlin
The cellist Peter Bruns has established an excellent reputation in the international music world as one of Germany’s leading cellists. Born in Berlin, he studied with Professor Peter Vogler at Berlin’s “Hanns Eisler” Academy of Music. Peter Bruns has performed as soloist and chamber musician in renowned concert halls throughout all continents, including the Berliner Philharmonie, the Carnegie Hall in New York, the Wigmore Hall in London, concert halls in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Seoul, in the Semperoper Dresden, in the Leipziger Gewandhaus as well as at the most important festivals including the Kuhmo, Bergen, Berlin and Dresden Music Festivals, the Budapest Spring Festival, the Seoul Spring Festival and Gidon Kremer’s Lockenhaus fe...
649 EUR
06
May
2018

May 6th, 2018 - May 11th, 2018
Berlin
Zakhar Bron is one of the few teachers worldwide who has created his own unique teaching system. More than one hundred students of Professor Zakhar Bron have earned prizes at international competitions. Among his students are Vadim Repin, Maxim Vengerov, Daishin Kashimoto, Latica Honda-Rosenberg, Melina Mandozzi, Michael Ovrutsky, Daniel Hope and Mayuko Kamio. All of them now rank among the elite of the world's violinists. The main concepts of Professor Bron’s school are: careful attention to the individual personality of the student, intensive development of the creative thinking process and support of continuous improvement both on musical and technical levels. Students learn a lot from Professor Bron's bright and creative interpreta...
749 EUR
20
May
2018

May 20th, 2018 - May 25th, 2018
Berlin
Troels Svane studied with David Geringas at the Musikhochschule Lübeck, Germany. He graduated from the soloist class with distinction and the highest grade in all subjects. Furthermore he was taught by Anner Bylsma, Frans Helmerson, Ralph Kirshbaum, György Ligeti, Yo-Yo Ma, Siegfried Palm, Boris Pergamenschikow, Mstislav Rostropovich, Daniil Shafran, Paul Tortelier and the Amadeus Quartet. After finishing high school he was appointed co-principal cellist of the Copenhagen Philharmonic at the age of 18. He won prizes at prestigious national and international competitions and received numerous scholarships. Troels Svane was the assistant to David Geringas for 11 years before he was appointed professor for violoncello at the Musikhochschul...
449 EUR
21
May
2018

May 21st, 2018 - May 28th, 2018
Berlin
Tomasz Tomaszewski, 1. Konzertmeister der Deutschen Oper Berlin, wurde in Czechowice / Polen geboren und studierte an der Warschauer Hochschule für Musik bei Prof. Wronski. Nach dem Examen, das er mit Auszeichnung ablegte, setzte er seine Studien am Leningrader Konservatorium bei Prof. Gutnikov sowie in Freiburg bei Prof. Marschner fort und besuchte Meisterkurse bei Druzhnin, Krysa, Fournier, Liebermann, Hiller und Szerny. Mit dem "Polish String Quartet" führten ihn ausgedehnte Konzertreisen durch Europa und Australien. Auch als Solist des "Polish Chamber Orchestra" konzertierte er in den verschiedensten Ländern. Tomasz Tomaszewski, der zahlreiche Preise bei internationalen Wettbewerben erhielt, ist seit 1982 erster Konzertmeister des Or...
549 EUR
21
May
2018

May 21st, 2018 - May 26th, 2018
Berlin
Born in Israel, Yair Kless began playing the violin at the early age. He graduated from Tel Aviv Music Academy, under the tutelage of Israel Amidan. Following a recommendation from Nathan Milstein, Yair moved to Brussels to study with Prof. Andre Gertler in the Royal conservatory and Chapelle- Musicale Reine-Elizabeth, graduating with the highest distinction in both instrumental and chamber music. Yair quickly became a well known soloist performer and chamber player. His vast repertoire ranges from Baroque to Modern, including premieres of works, some of which were written especially for or dedicated to him. Yair was one of the founders and first violinist of the Sol-La-Re string quartet, recording among others, major works by Israeli co...
599 EUR
21
May
2018

May 21st, 2018 - May 27th, 2018
Berlin
Saleem Ashkar made his New York Carnegie Hall debut at the age of 22 and has since worked with many of the World’s leading orchestras including the Vienna Philharmonic, La Scala Philharmonic, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, London Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus, NDR Hamburg, DSO RSB and Konzerthaus orchestras in Berlin, Maggio Musicale Firenze, Santa Cecilia Rome, Mariinsky Orchestra St. Petersburg, and Danish Radio Orchestra among others. He performs regularly with conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim, Riccardo Muti, Ricardo Chailly, Fabio Luisi, Lawrence Foster, Philip Jordan, Nikolaj Znaider, Pietari Inkinen and Jaakub Hrusa. Following a highly successful debut with Christoph Eschenb...
599 EUR
25
May
2018

May 25th, 2018 - May 27th, 2018
Berlin
Prof. Wolfgang Köhler, geboren in Hofgeismar, erhielt klassischen Klavierunterricht im Alter von acht, klassischen Violinunterricht mit fünfzehn Jahren. Nach seiner Teilnahme am Burghausener Jazzkurs 1977 entwickelte er Interesse an Modern Jazz und gründete mit dem Saxophonisten Allan Praskin die Band "Just Friends". Bei einem Aufenthalt in New York 1980 erhielt Wolfgang Köhler Unterricht von Barry Harris und Ellis Larkins. Ende 1980 ging er nach Berlin, wo er an der Universität der Künste zunächst Schulmusik studierte und 1985 die Staatliche Musiklehrerprüfung ablegte. Neben dem Studium wurde er von Walter Norris ausgebildet und erhielt von 1982 bis 1996 klassischen Unterricht bei Etzel Gundlich. Ab 1982 war Wolfgang Köhler Mitgl...
250 EUR
04
Jun
2018

June 4th, 2018 - June 10th, 2018
Berlin
Grigory Gruzman, in Sankt Petersburg geboren, besuchte die spezielle Musikschule für hochbegabte Kinder der Sankt Petersburger Musikhochschule. Während der Schulzeit trat er bereits mehr als 300 Mal in seiner Heimatstadt und in anderen Städten Russlands auf. Sein Studium absolvierte er zunächst an der Musikhochschule Jerusalem und anschließend bei Prof. Vitalij Margulis an der Musikhochschule Freiburg, wo er sowohl die Diplom-Prüfung als auch das Konzertexamen ablegte. Gruzman war Preisträger mit besonderer Auszeichnung beim internationalen Klavierwettbewerb in Monza (Italien) und 1984 Finalist des internationalen Klavierwettbewerbes in Vercelli (Italien). Als Solist, Kammermusiker (unter anderem als Mitglied des Schostakowitsch-Tr...
599 EUR
10
Jun
2018

June 10th, 2018 - June 15th, 2018
Vienna
International Masterclass by Blackmore International Music Academy in collaboration with Società Dante Alighieri Vienna   Born in Israel, Yair Kless began playing the violin at the early age. He graduated from Tel Aviv Music Academy, under the tutelage of Israel Amidan. Following a recommendation from Nathan Milstein, Yair moved to Brussels to study with Prof. Andre Gertler in the Royal conservatory and Chapelle- Musicale Reine-Elizabeth, graduating with the highest distinction in both instrumental and chamber music. Yair quickly became a well known soloist performer and chamber player. His vast repertoire ranges from Baroque to Modern, including premieres of works, some of which were written especially for or dedicated to him. Yair ...
599 EUR
11
Jun
2018

June 11th, 2018 - June 15th, 2018
Berlin
Der in Vilnius/Litauen geborene Cellist und Dirigent David Geringas zählt zur Musiker-Elite der Gegenwart. Ein ungewöhnlich breites Repertoire vom frühesten Barock bis zur zeitgenössischen Musik zeugt von der Flexibilität und Neugierde des Künstlers. Seine intellektuelle Strenge, seine stilistische Vielseitigkeit, sein melodisches Sentiment und seine Klangsinnlichkeit haben ihm Auszeichnungen auf der ganzen Welt eingebracht. Der Rostropovich Schüler und Gewinner des 1. Preises und der Goldmedaille beim Tschaikowsky-Wettbewerb (1970) kann nunmehr auf eine jahrzehntelange Karriere zurückblicken. David Geringas musizierte weltweit mit vielen bedeutenden Orchestern und mit den größten Dirigenten unserer Zeit. Seine annähernd 100 CDs...
749 EUR
25
Jun
2018

June 25th, 2018 - July 1st, 2018
Berlin
The native Bostonian was trained at the North Carolina School of Arts and by Myron Bloom at the Cleveland Institute of Music. During his studies he was already performing in concerts and on tours with the Cleveland Orchestra. Before he took the high horn position with the Berliner Philharmoniker in 1978, he had spent two years as principal horn of the Kassel Staatstheater. As a soloist and chamber musician, Stefan de Leval Jezierski appears at leading international music festivals in Europe, Asia and North America. He is one of the founding members of the Scharoun Ensemble of Berlin. In addition, he has taught for a number of years in the Orchestra Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker and as honorary professor at the Shanghai Conservatory...
649 EUR
26
Jul
2018

July 26th, 2018 - August 1st, 2018
Berlin
Latica Honda-Rosenberg is among the foremost representatives of the generation of young violinists that is now established in concert life. Winning the silver medal at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1998 paved the way for an international career for her. The music magazine ‘The Strad’ wrote at the time: ”Her assurance and strength of will immediately brought Heifetz to mind. Her musical idiom and her playing are eloquent, expressive, sensitive and variegated, or in short: wonderful, uplifting.” Born the child of a Croatian cellist and Japanese singer, Latica Honda-Rosenberg grew up in Germany and commenced playing the violin at the age of four. She became a young pupil of Tibor Varga at the Detmold School of Music when sh...
649 EUR
03
Sep
2018

September 3rd, 2018 - September 8th, 2018
Berlin
Zakhar Bron is one of the few teachers worldwide who has created his own unique teaching system. More than one hundred students of Professor Zakhar Bron have earned prizes at international competitions. Among his students are Vadim Repin, Maxim Vengerov, Daishin Kashimoto, Latica Honda-Rosenberg, Melina Mandozzi, Michael Ovrutsky, Daniel Hope and Mayuko Kamio. All of them now rank among the elite of the world's violinists. The main concepts of Professor Bron’s school are: careful attention to the individual personality of the student, intensive development of the creative thinking process and support of continuous improvement both on musical and technical levels. Students learn a lot from Professor Bron's bright and creative interpreta...
749 EUR
06
Sep
2018

September 6th, 2018 - September 11th, 2018
Berlin
Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt ist einer der führenden Cellisten seiner Generation, unserer Zeit. Mstislav Rostropovitch Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt konnte schon während seines Studiums bei David Geringas und Aldo Parisot bei zahlreichen Wettbewerben auf sich aufmerksam machen: So verlieh ihm beim Internationalen Rostropovitch-Wettbewerb die Jury unter dem Vorsitz von Mstislav Rostropovitch den Grand Prix de la Ville de Paris und zusätzlich den Preis für zeitgenössische Musik. Zudem gewann er den Preis des Deutschen Musikwettbewerbs in Bonn und den 1. Preis beim International Australasian Cello Competition in Neuseeland. Er ist Preisträger des Internationalen Tschaikowsky-Wettbewerbs in Moskau sowie des International Leonrad Rose Cello Compe...
749 EUR
18
Sep
2018

September 18th, 2018 - September 28th, 2018
Berlin
Latica Honda-Rosenberg is among the foremost representatives of the generation of young violinists that is now established in concert life. Winning the silver medal at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1998 paved the way for an international career for her. The music magazine ‘The Strad’ wrote at the time: ”Her assurance and strength of will immediately brought Heifetz to mind. Her musical idiom and her playing are eloquent, expressive, sensitive and variegated, or in short: wonderful, uplifting.” Born the child of a Croatian cellist and Japanese singer, Latica Honda-Rosenberg grew up in Germany and commenced playing the violin at the age of four. She became a young pupil of Tibor Varga at the Detmold School of Music when sh...
649 EUR
08
Oct
2018

October 8th, 2018 - October 14th, 2018
Berlin
Der in Vilnius/Litauen geborene Cellist und Dirigent David Geringas zählt zur Musiker-Elite der Gegenwart. Ein ungewöhnlich breites Repertoire vom frühesten Barock bis zur zeitgenössischen Musik zeugt von der Flexibilität und Neugierde des Künstlers. Seine intellektuelle Strenge, seine stilistische Vielseitigkeit, sein melodisches Sentiment und seine Klangsinnlichkeit haben ihm Auszeichnungen auf der ganzen Welt eingebracht. Der Rostropovich Schüler und Gewinner des 1. Preises und der Goldmedaille beim Tschaikowsky-Wettbewerb (1970) kann nunmehr auf eine jahrzehntelange Karriere zurückblicken. David Geringas musizierte weltweit mit vielen bedeutenden Orchestern und mit den größten Dirigenten unserer Zeit. Seine annähernd 100 CDs...
749 EUR
20
Oct
2018

October 20th, 2018 - October 24th, 2018
Berlin
Supported and guided by Sir Yehudi Menuhin at a young age, Kirill Troussov is now widely recognised as one of the leading violinists of his generation. He works with renowned orchestras and is a regular guest at prestigious festivals. The international press describes his playing : “…impressive elegance, his irreproachable technique, his exceptional musical sensitivity and his sonorities of immaculate beauty…”. Highlights of his past concert seasons include - substitution for Gidon Kremer in Paris, Asia Tour with the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra, his spectacular performance at the BBC Proms and his activity as jury member at international competitions. He has been awarded the European cultural award “Pro-Europa”, the Yama...
649 EUR
22
Oct
2018

October 22nd, 2018 - October 27th, 2018
Berlin
Born in Israel, Yair Kless began playing the violin at the early age. He graduated from Tel Aviv Music Academy, under the tutelage of Israel Amidan. Following a recommendation from Nathan Milstein, Yair moved to Brussels to study with Prof. Andre Gertler in the Royal conservatory and Chapelle- Musicale Reine-Elizabeth, graduating with the highest distinction in both instrumental and chamber music.
599 EUR
05
Nov
2018

November 5th, 2018 - November 11th, 2018
Berlin
Tomaszewski ist Gründer und Leiter des Kammerorchesters "Kammersolisten der Deutschen Oper Berlin", das seit 1988 eine intensive Konzerttätigkeit ausübt. Seit 1988 leitet er auch die vom Polnischen Kulturministerium unterstützten Musiksommerkurse in Glucholazy. Als Solist in vielen Ländern Europas, in Japan, China und den USA kann er auf zahlreiche Rundfunkaufnahmen und Platteneinspielungen verweisen. 2001 wurde er zum Professor an der Universität der Künste Berlin ernannt.
549 EUR
02
Dec
2018

December 2nd, 2018 - December 7th, 2018
Vienna
International Masterclass by Blackmore International Music Academy in collaboration with Società Dante Alighieri Vienna   Born in Israel, Yair Kless began playing the violin at the early age. He graduated from Tel Aviv Music Academy, under the tutelage of Israel Amidan. Following a recommendation from Nathan Milstein, Yair moved to Brussels to study with Prof. Andre Gertler in the Royal conservatory and Chapelle- Musicale Reine-Elizabeth, graduating with the highest distinction in both instrumental and chamber music.
599 EUR
07
Dec
2018

December 7th, 2018 - December 11th, 2018
Vienna
Supported and guided by Sir Yehudi Menuhin at a young age, Kirill Troussov is now widely recognised as one of the leading violinists of his generation. He works with renowned orchestras and is a regular guest at prestigious festivals. The international press describes his playing : “…impressive elegance, his irreproachable technique, his exceptional musical sensitivity and his sonorities of immaculate beauty…”.
649 EUR
10
Dec
2018

December 10th, 2018 - December 16th, 2018
Berlin
Konstantin Heidrich is the cellist of the Faure Quartett and holds a professorship for cello at Universität der Künste Berlin in Germany. Concerts as soloist brought him to work with renown orchestras and conductors such as Andrea Marcon or Kristjan Järvi. He worked as principle cellist in Rundfunksinfonie-Orchester Berlin and Kammerakademie Potsdam. His students are international prize winners. Konstantin Heidrich gives master classes in Germany, Norway, Singapur, Italy and Brazil.
599 EUR
02
Jan
2019

January 2nd, 2019 - January 6th, 2019
Berlin
Latica Honda-Rosenberg is among the foremost representatives of the generation of young violinists that is now established in concert life. Winning the silver medal at the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1998 paved the way for an international career for her. The music magazine ‘The Strad’ wrote at the time: ”Her assurance and strength of will immediately brought Heifetz to mind. Her musical idiom and her playing are eloquent, expressive, sensitive and variegated, or in short: wonderful, uplifting.” Born the child of a Croatian cellist and Japanese singer, Latica Honda-Rosenberg grew up in Germany and commenced playing the violin at the age of four. She became a young pupil of Tibor Varga at the Detmold School of Music when sh...
649 EUR
07
Jan
2019

January 7th, 2019 - January 13th, 2019
Berlin
Der in Vilnius/Litauen geborene Cellist und Dirigent David Geringas zählt zur Musiker-Elite der Gegenwart. Ein ungewöhnlich breites Repertoire vom frühesten Barock bis zur zeitgenössischen Musik zeugt von der Flexibilität und Neugierde des Künstlers. Seine intellektuelle Strenge, seine stilistische Vielseitigkeit, sein melodisches Sentiment und seine Klangsinnlichkeit haben ihm Auszeichnungen auf der ganzen Welt eingebracht. Der Rostropovich Schüler und Gewinner des 1. Preises und der Goldmedaille beim Tschaikowsky-Wettbewerb (1970) kann nunmehr auf eine jahrzehntelange Karriere zurückblicken. David Geringas musizierte weltweit mit vielen bedeutenden Orchestern und mit den größten Dirigenten unserer Zeit. Seine annähernd 100 CDs...
749 EUR
07
Jan
2019

January 7th, 2019 - January 13th, 2019
Berlin
Sein leidenschaftlich virtuoses Spiel und seine musikalische Individualität zeichnen ihn als einen der aussergewöhnlichsten Pianisten des Jahrhunderts aus. Nikolai Demidenko hat mit namhaften Dirigenten zusammengearbeitet, wie Yuri Temirkanov, Sir Roger Norrington, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Charles Dutoit, Evgeny Svetlanov und Sir Andrew Davis. Enge Beziehungen pflegt der Pianist zu Orchestern wie den St. Petersburger Philharmonikern, dem Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Philharmonia Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, KBS Symphony Orchestra, Singapore Symphony, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Orquestra Simfónica de Barcelona i Nacional de Cataluny...
649 EUR
13
Mar
2019

March 13th, 2019 - March 17th, 2019
Vienna
Hartmut Rohde wurde 1993 als Professor für Viola an die Universität der Künste Berlin berufen. Daneben ist er Ehrenmitglied der Royal Academy of Music London, wo er regelmäßig Kammermusikkurse gibt. Hartmut Rohde ist Gründungsmitglied des Mozart Piano Quartet, dass seit vielen Jahren zu den weltweit führenden Klavierkammermusikensembles gehört. Sein Studium führte ihn mit Prof. Hatto Beyerle in Wien und Hannover zusammen.Auszeichnungen in Wettbewerben (Erster Preis Deutscher Musikwettbewerb sowie Bundesauswahl „Konzerte junger Künstler“ 1990 und Preisträger Internationaler Naumburg Wettbewerb New York 1991) waren die Basis für die intensive internationale Konzerttätigkeit von Hartmut Rohde.
599 EUR
18
Mar
2019

March 18th, 2019 - March 24th, 2019
Berlin
Gustav Rivinius is the first and only German musician to be awarded a first prize Gold Medal at the 1990 International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. In addition, he received a special prize for the best interpretation of a Tchaikovsky composition, outperforming all other competitors. Since then he has appeared with leading musicians, orchestras and conductors around the world. Among the many high points of an illustrious career, Gustav Rivinius has performed with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Lorin Maazel (Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme), Ingo Metzmacher (B.A. Zimmermann’s Cello Concerto, “pas de trois”) and was conducted by Hans Zender in a performance of Zender’s Cello Concerto “Bardo”, wh...
649 EUR
25
Mar
2019

March 25th, 2019 - March 31st, 2019
Vienna
Nikolai Demidenko hat sich in über fünfzig Konzerten durch seine bezwingenden Darbietungen von Komponisten wie Beethoven, Chopin, Brahms, Prokofiev, Rachmaninov und Tschaikovsky weltweit einen Namen gemacht und wurde von Kritikern mit Beifall bedacht. Sein leidenschaftlich virtuoses Spiel und seine musikalische Individualität zeichnen ihn als einen der aussergewöhnlichsten Pianisten des Jahrhunderts aus. Nikolai Demidenko hat mit namhaften Dirigenten zusammengearbeitet, wie Yuri Temirkanov, Sir Roger Norrington, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Charles Dutoit, Evgeny Svetlanov und Sir Andrew Davis. Enge Beziehungen pflegt der Pianist zu Orchestern wie den St. Petersburger Philharmonikern, dem Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of ...
649 EUR
14
Oct
2019

October 14th, 2019 - October 20th, 2019
Berlin
Supported and guided by Sir Yehudi Menuhin at a young age, Kirill Troussov is now widely recognised as one of the leading violinists of his generation. He works with renowned orchestras and is a regular guest at prestigious festivals. The international press describes his playing : “…impressive elegance, his irreproachable technique, his exceptional musical sensitivity and his sonorities of immaculate beauty…”. Highlights of his past concert seasons include - substitution for Gidon Kremer in Paris, Asia Tour with the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra, his spectacular performance at the BBC Proms and his activity as jury member at international competitions. He has been awarded the European cultural award “Pro-Europa”, the Yama...
649 EUR
02
Dec
2019

December 2nd, 2019 - December 7th, 2019
Vienna
Supported and guided by Sir Yehudi Menuhin at a young age, Kirill Troussov is now widely recognised as one of the leading violinists of his generation. He works with renowned orchestras and is a regular guest at prestigious festivals. The international press describes his playing : “…impressive elegance, his irreproachable technique, his exceptional musical sensitivity and his sonorities of immaculate beauty…”.
649 EUR