International Masterclasses

18
Feb
2019

February 18th, 2019 - February 24th, 2019
Vienna
An artist of “innate musicality” with a technical execution that belongs “only to the greatest" /The Guardian/. He has captured the interest of the music world with premiers of works by Kurtág, Ligeti, Schnittke, Gubajdulina, Steve Reich and Ryan Wigglesworth and with his complete recordings of works for violin by Bartók. His 17 solo recordings won major awards in England, France, Belgium, Germany and Hungary.
599 EUR
18
Feb
2019

February 18th, 2019 - February 24th, 2019
Berlin
Leonid Gorokhov studierte Violoncello am St. Petersburg Konservatorium bei Anatoli Nikitin und nahm an Meisterkursen von Daniil Shafran teil. Er ist der einzige russische Cellist, der den Grand Prix sowie den ersten Preis beim Geneva Concours (1986) gewann. 1995 verlieh ihm die European Association for Encouragement of the Arts den Cultural Achievement Prize für „außergewöhnliches Talent und herausragende künstlerische Fähigkeiten“. 1991 debütierte Leonid Gorokhov als Solist mit dem Philharmonischen Orchester St. Petersburg, dirigiert von Lord Menuhin. Konzerte mit den Orchestern in Bergen, Berlin und dem Royal Philharmonic English Symphony Orchestra, dem Sinfonia Varsovia und in der Züricher Tonhalle folgten. Vier Jahre darauf m...
599 EUR
25
Feb
2019

February 25th, 2019 - March 1st, 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 she...
649 EUR
05
Mar
2019

March 5th, 2019 - March 12th, 2019
Berlin
“Boris Garlitsky is an extremely lively musician of high intelligence and flexibility, with a wonderfully round tone and solid reliable technique … Concert Master of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Mr. Garlitsky measures up to every Concert Master of the world’s top orchestras, such as New York, Vienna, Berlin etc., and can play an outstanding role in all leading international orchestras.” These are the words of Kurt Masur, one of the greatest conductors of the 20th century, with whom Boris Garlitsky worked together throughout many years. And still, Mr. Masur’s words grasp but a part of Boris Garlitsky’s musical richness. Born in Russia, Mar. Garlitsky received his first music lessons from his father, the author of the standa...
499 EUR
11
Mar
2019

March 11th, 2019 - March 15th, 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”, whi...
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 W...
649 EUR
25
Mar
2019

March 25th, 2019 - April 1st, 2019
Berlin
Vladimir Tropp was born in Moscow in 1939. He studied at the celebrated Gnessins Music School from an early age. His teachers were the distinguished Russian pedagogues, Moisey Feigin and Teodor Gutman, both pupils of Heinrich Neuhaus. Tropp began to give recitals and to perform with orchestras already as a student. He was awarded the prestigious Rimsky-Korsakov scholarship. In 1963 Tropp graduated with distinction from the Gnessins State Musical Institute, now named the Gnessins Russian Academy of Music. He immediately began his graduate work while teaching at the institute. Today he is reputedly one of the leading professors of this major institution of professional music education. In 1997 he became chair of the Academy’s piano departm...
549 EUR
25
Mar
2019

March 25th, 2019 - April 1st, 2019
Berlin
Born in Moscow. From the early years studied in the famous music schools named after Gnessins. She is a pupil of the well-known pianist and teacher – professor Theodor Gutman (one of very talented pupils of Heinrich Neuhaus). After her excellent graduating from the Gnessins Institute (now Russian Gnessins Academy of Music) she was invited to teach at the Gnessins Specialized Music School for gifted children. This is one of the most respectable professional schools of music in Russia, as well as in the other countries. T.Zelikman works in this school more than 50 years, and she’s one of its leading teachers. Later she was also invited to work in the Russian Gnessins Academy of Music. Now she is one of the leading professors of these ins...
549 EUR
09
Apr
2019

April 9th, 2019 - April 15th, 2019
Berlin
Pianist Julius-Jeongwon Kim is commonly recognized as Korea’s best pianist of the current generation. He has received praise for his poetic sensitivity and energetic display of emotions; his versatile career has led to acclaimed performances on stages worldwide. Having been recognized as a child prodigy in his early days, he won first prizes at the Maria Canals International Piano Competition, the Bösendorfer International Piano Competition, and the Elena Rombro Stepanow International Piano Competition. Moreover, he won various prizes at several other international piano competitions. Since 1999, Julius-Jeongwon Kim has consistently been performing with world-renowned orchestras such as the London Symphony, Vienna Symphony, Czech Philha...
649 EUR
15
Apr
2019

April 15th, 2019 - April 21st, 2019
Buchenau
Alexandre Castro-Balbi was born in 1991 in Besançon/France and grew up in a musical family of Latin American origin. At the age of seven he received his first cello lessons from György Adam at the conservatory of Besançon. In 2004 he graduated with a music diploma to continue his lessons with Marc Coppey at the conservatory of Paris. Two years later, he began his studies at the National Superior Conservatory of Paris (CNSM) with Philippe Muller, which he completed with a master’s degree. Subsequently he deepened his studies with Prof. W. E. Schmidt at the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar. After completing a semester at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin with Claudio Bohórquez as part of the ERASMUS programme he went t...
15
Apr
2019

April 15th, 2019 - April 21st, 2019
Buchenau
Schon in jungen Jahren von Sir Yehudi Menuhin gefördert, gehört Kirill Troussov heute zu den international gefragtesten Geigern seiner Generation. Er ist bei renommierten Orchestern und bei wichtigen Musikfestivals weltweit zu Gast. Die internationale Presse schreibt über sein Spiel: „...beeindruckende Eleganz, nicht zu übertreffende Technik, außergewöhnliche Sensibilität und Klangfarben von göttlichen Schönheit ...“ Die Zusammenarbeit mit namhaften Dirigenten wie Sir Neville Marriner, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Daniele Gatti, Lawrence Foster, Jiri Belohlàvek, Michail Jurowski, David Stern, Christoph Poppen, Vladimir Spivakov, Mikko Frank und Louis Langrée sowie mit den Orchestern wie der Staatskapelle Berlin, Gewandhaus Orchester L...
15
Apr
2019

April 15th, 2019 - April 21st, 2019
Buchenau
“Boris Garlitsky is an extremely lively musician of high intelligence and flexibility, with a wonderfully round tone and solid reliable technique … Concert Master of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Mr. Garlitsky measures up to every Concert Master of the world’s top orchestras, such as New York, Vienna, Berlin etc., and can play an outstanding role in all leading international orchestras.” These are the words of Kurt Masur, one of the greatest conductors of the 20th century, with whom Boris Garlitsky worked together throughout many years. And still, Mr. Masur’s words grasp but a part of Boris Garlitsky’s musical richness. Born in Russia, Mar. Garlitsky received his first music lessons from his father, the author of the standa...
15
Apr
2019

April 15th, 2019 - April 21st, 2019
Buchenau
Ab 1965 studierte Viktor Tretiakov an dem Moskauer Musikkonservatorium, in der Klasse von Prof. Jurij Jankelewitsch, der sein Talent herausragend förderte, denn schon im selben Jahr wurde Tretiakov Sieger des Unionswettbewerbes für Violine und erhielt somit ein Diplom ersten Grades. Ein Jahr später gewann der Geiger den ersten Preis und die damit verbundene Goldmedaille im internationalen Tschaikowski-Wettbewerb, was seinen Ruhm beflügelte. 1968 trat Tretiakov erstmals mit der Berliner Philharmonie auf. Es folgten Konzerte im Rahmen der Berliner und Wiener Festwochen und der Salzburger Festspielen, sowie zahlreiche Konzertreisen in die USA und Kanada, unter anderem gemeinsam mit dem New York Philharmonic, dem Chicago Symphony Orchestra,...
15
Apr
2019

April 15th, 2019 - April 21st, 2019
Buchenau
Leonid Gorokhov studierte Violoncello am St. Petersburg Konservatorium bei Anatoli Nikitin und nahm an Meisterkursen von Daniil Shafran teil. Er ist der einzige russische Cellist, der den Grand Prix sowie den ersten Preis beim Geneva Concours (1986) gewann. 1995 verlieh ihm die European Association for Encouragement of the Arts den Cultural Achievement Prize für „außergewöhnliches Talent und herausragende künstlerische Fähigkeiten“. 1991 debütierte Leonid Gorokhov als Solist mit dem Philharmonischen Orchester St. Petersburg, dirigiert von Lord Menuhin. Konzerte mit den Orchestern in Bergen, Berlin und dem Royal Philharmonic English Symphony Orchestra, dem Sinfonia Varsovia und in der Züricher Tonhalle folgten. Vier Jahre darauf ...
15
Apr
2019

April 15th, 2019 - April 21st, 2019
Buchenau
Russian born Mikhail Mordvinov showed an extraordinary level of ability at a very early age and was accepted into Moscow ’s renowned Gnessin School of Music at age 6 where he studied under Tatiana Zelikman. He continued his later studies under Professor Vladimir Tropp and graduated with the highest honours. He then enrolled at Hanover ’s University of Music and Drama as a student of Professor Bernd Goetzke. He was first propelled onto the international stage when he won the 12th Robert Schumann Competition in Zwickau (1996) and the 6th Schubert Competition in Dortmund (1997). Having garnered an international reputation he went on to sign a recording contract in 1998, playing works by Schubert and Rachmaninoff. Mordvinov has since been i...
22
Apr
2019

April 22nd, 2019 - April 28th, 2019
Buchenau
An artist of “innate musicality” with a technical execution that belongs “only to the greatest" /The Guardian/ He has captured the interest of the music world with premiers of works by Kurtág, Ligeti, Schnittke, Gubajdulina, Steve Reich and Ryan Wigglesworth and with his complete recordings of works for violin by Bartók. His 17 solo recordings won major awards in England, France, Belgium, Germany and Hungary. Barnabás Kelemen is a returning soloist in major venues like in the Carnegie Hall, Royal Festival Hall, The Concertgebouw, Suntory Hall, Bozar, Berlin Philharmony and worked with conductors such as: L. Maazel, Sir N. Marriner, V. Jurowski, M. Janowski, M. Stern, K. Urbanski, P. Eötvös, I. Fischer and Z. Kocsis. He got the K...
22
Apr
2019

April 22nd, 2019 - April 28th, 2019
Buchenau
Russian born Mikhail Mordvinov showed an extraordinary level of ability at a very early age and was accepted into Moscow ’s renowned Gnessin School of Music at age 6 where he studied under Tatiana Zelikman. He continued his later studies under Professor Vladimir Tropp and graduated with the highest honours. He then enrolled at Hanover ’s University of Music and Drama as a student of Professor Bernd Goetzke. He was first propelled onto the international stage when he won the 12th Robert Schumann Competition in Zwickau (1996) and the 6th Schubert Competition in Dortmund (1997). Having garnered an international reputation he went on to sign a recording contract in 1998, playing works by Schubert and Rachmaninoff. Mordvinov has since been i...
23
Apr
2019

April 23rd, 2019 - April 28th, 2019
Buchenau
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 ...
23
Apr
2019

April 23rd, 2019 - April 28th, 2019
Buchenau
Tatjana Geringas entstammt einer Moskauer Musikerfamilie. Ersten Klavierunterricht erhielt sie im Alter von fünf Jahren von ihrem Vater, der Neuhaus Schüler war. Mit 18 Jahren trat Sie mit dem A-Dur Klavierkonzert von Mozart erstmals an die Öffentlichkeit (das Konzert wurde im Fernsehen übertragen). Daraufhin wurde sie von Prof. Heinrich Neuhaus in die Meisterklasse am Tschaikowsky Konservatorium aufgenommen. Nach dem Tod des berühmten Lehrers setzte sie ihr Studium bei dessen Sohn Stanislav Neuhaus am Moskauer Konservatorium fort. Mit David Geringas, den sie während dieser Zeit kennenlernte, spielte sie oft vor Mstislav Rostropowitsch, zahlreiche Werke studierte sie mit ihm ein. Das Duo-Spiel wurde ihre große Leidenschaft. 1970 deb...
01
May
2019

May 1st, 2019 - May 6th, 2019
Berlin
Ab 1965 studierte Viktor Tretiakov an dem Moskauer Musikkonservatorium, in der Klasse von Prof. Jurij Jankelewitsch, der sein Talent herausragend förderte, denn schon im selben Jahr wurde Tretiakov Sieger des Unionswettbewerbes für Violine und erhielt somit ein Diplom ersten Grades. Ein Jahr später gewann der Geiger den ersten Preis und die damit verbundene Goldmedaille im internationalen Tschaikowski-Wettbewerb, was seinen Ruhm beflügelte. 1968 trat Tretiakov erstmals mit der Berliner Philharmonie auf. Es folgten Konzerte im Rahmen der Berliner und Wiener Festwochen und der Salzburger Festspielen, sowie zahlreiche Konzertreisen in die USA und Kanada, unter anderem gemeinsam mit dem New York Philharmonic, dem Chicago Symphony Orchestra,...
749 EUR
01
May
2019

May 1st, 2019 - May 5th, 2019
Berlin
Effervescent musicianship, intense lyricism and beguiling tonal beauty belong to the qualities that have secured Sergej Krylov’s place among today’s most renowned performers. The Russian-born violinist directs breath-taking virtuosity to reveal profound expressive insights into the works in his strikingly broad repertoire.«Sergej Krylov transfixed the house, fiddling with the kind of effortless lyricism, liquid flow and mercurial tones that distinguish the best violinists» observed THE TIMES, following this year performance of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko.A regular guest with several major institutions and world’s leading orchestras, Sergej Krylovhas appeared with, among ...
749 EUR
14
May
2019

May 14th, 2019 - May 19th, 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...
599 EUR
20
May
2019

May 20th, 2019 - May 27th, 2019
Berlin
Viviane Hagner gehört zu den profiliertesten Musikerinnen ihrer Generation. Die Berliner Morgenpost schwärmte: „…eine sorgsame und gleichzeitig brillante Geigerin. Ihr Spiel versteht, Nachdenklichkeit und Leuchtkraft aufs Eindringlichste zu mischen.“ Seit ihrem Debut als Dreizehnjährige mit dem Israel Philharmonic Orchestra unter Zubin Mehta ist sie bei den großen Orchestern der Welt zu Gast, wie den Berliner Philharmonikern, den New Yorker Philharmonikern, dem Chicago Symphony Orchestra oder dem Leipziger Gewandhausorchester. Sie musizierte mit Dirigenten wie Abbado, Ashkenazy, Barenboim, Bychkov, Chailly, Dutoit, Eschenbach, Maazel, Nagano, Zinman und Zukerman. Ein schneller Blick ins Repertoire der in Berlin lebenden Künst...
649 EUR
26
May
2019

May 26th, 2019 - May 31st, 2019
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
30
May
2019

May 30th, 2019 - June 4th, 2019
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 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
03
Jun
2019

June 3rd, 2019 - June 9th, 2019
Vienna
Matthew McDonald was born in Canberra, Australia. He has studied with Max McBride at the Canberra School of Music,  Kees Boersma at the Sydney Conservatorium, Klaus Stoll at the Karajan Academy (the orchestral academy of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra), and Esko Laine at the Hocschule für Musik Hanns Eisler, where he studied for Konzertexamen (soloists diploma). Matthew came to Berlin in 2000 as a student at the Karajan. Following this  Matthew was assistant principal bass of the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, principal bass of Ensemble Modern, principal bass of the Rundfunk Sinfonie Orchester Berlin, principal bass of the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin and since 2009 principal bass of the Berliner Philharmoniker (Be...
649 EUR
06
Jun
2019

June 6th, 2019 - June 10th, 2019
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
10
Jun
2019

June 10th, 2019 - June 16th, 2019
Vienna
Pianist Julius-Jeongwon Kim is commonly recognized as Korea’s best pianist of the current generation. He has received praise for his poetic sensitivity and energetic display of emotions; his versatile career has led to acclaimed performances on stages worldwide. Having been recognized as a child prodigy in his early days, he won first prizes at the Maria Canals International Piano Competition, the Bösendorfer International Piano Competition, and the Elena Rombro Stepanow International Piano Competition. Moreover, he won various prizes at several other international piano competitions. Since 1999, Julius-Jeongwon Kim has consistently been performing with world-renowned orchestras such as the London Symphony, Vienna Symphony, Czech Philha...
649 EUR
12
Jun
2019

June 12th, 2019 - June 16th, 2019
Vienna
Effervescent musicianship, intense lyricism and beguiling tonal beauty belong to the qualities that have secured Sergej Krylov’s place among today’s most renowned performers. The Russian-born violinist directs breath-taking virtuosity to reveal profound expressive insights into the works in his strikingly broad repertoire.«Sergej Krylov transfixed the house, fiddling with the kind of effortless lyricism, liquid flow and mercurial tones that distinguish the best violinists» observed THE TIMES, following this year performance of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko.A regular guest with several major institutions and world’s leading orchestras, Sergej Krylovhas appeared with, among ...
749 EUR
17
Jun
2019

June 17th, 2019 - June 22nd, 2019
Berlin
Matthew McDonald was born in Canberra, Australia. He has studied with Max McBride at the Canberra School of Music,  Kees Boersma at the Sydney Conservatorium, Klaus Stoll at the Karajan Academy (the orchestral academy of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra), and Esko Laine at the Hocschule für Musik Hanns Eisler, where he studied for Konzertexamen (soloists diploma). Matthew came to Berlin in 2000 as a student at the Karajan. Following this  Matthew was assistant principal bass of the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, principal bass of Ensemble Modern, principal bass of the Rundfunk Sinfonie Orchester Berlin, principal bass of the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin and since 2009 principal bass of the Berliner Philharmoniker (Be...
649 EUR
12
Aug
2019

August 12th, 2019 - August 25th, 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 she...
649 EUR
23
Sep
2019

September 23rd, 2019 - September 29th, 2019
Vienna
Ab 1965 studierte Viktor Tretiakov an dem Moskauer Musikkonservatorium, in der Klasse von Prof. Jurij Jankelewitsch, der sein Talent herausragend förderte, denn schon im selben Jahr wurde Tretiakov Sieger des Unionswettbewerbes für Violine und erhielt somit ein Diplom ersten Grades. Ein Jahr später gewann der Geiger den ersten Preis und die damit verbundene Goldmedaille im internationalen Tschaikowski-Wettbewerb, was seinen Ruhm beflügelte. 1968 trat Tretiakov erstmals mit der Berliner Philharmonie auf. Es folgten Konzerte im Rahmen der Berliner und Wiener Festwochen und der Salzburger Festspielen, sowie zahlreiche Konzertreisen in die USA und Kanada, unter anderem gemeinsam mit dem New York Philharmonic, dem Chicago Symphony Orchestra,...
749 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
16
Oct
2019

October 16th, 2019 - October 20th, 2019
Vienna
Celebrated for her brilliant qualities as a first class cellist, Xenia Jankovic carries out a worldwide career as soloist, chamber musician and pedagogue. Born into a family of Serbian and Russian musicians, Xenia debuted with the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra at age nine. From the beginning of her career, her teachers of most important influence were Mstislav Rostropovich, Pierre Fournier, André Navara, György Sebök and Sándor Végh. The public and critics alike have enthusiastically acclaimed Jankovic’s recitals in world famous concert halls as well as her concerts as soloist with orchestras such as The London Philharmonic, Budapest Philharmonic, Ljubljana Philharmonic Orchestras and the Madrid Radio, RSO Berlin and Copenhagen Ra...
599 EUR
04
Nov
2019

November 4th, 2019 - November 11th, 2019
Berlin
Viviane Hagner gehört zu den profiliertesten Musikerinnen ihrer Generation. Die Berliner Morgenpost schwärmte: „…eine sorgsame und gleichzeitig brillante Geigerin. Ihr Spiel versteht, Nachdenklichkeit und Leuchtkraft aufs Eindringlichste zu mischen.“ Seit ihrem Debut als Dreizehnjährige mit dem Israel Philharmonic Orchestra unter Zubin Mehta ist sie bei den großen Orchestern der Welt zu Gast, wie den Berliner Philharmonikern, den New Yorker Philharmonikern, dem Chicago Symphony Orchestra oder dem Leipziger Gewandhausorchester. Sie musizierte mit Dirigenten wie Abbado, Ashkenazy, Barenboim, Bychkov, Chailly, Dutoit, Eschenbach, Maazel, Nagano, Zinman und Zukerman. Ein schneller Blick ins Repertoire der in Berlin lebenden Künst...
649 EUR
04
Nov
2019

November 4th, 2019 - November 9th, 2019
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 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
18
Nov
2019

November 18th, 2019 - November 24th, 2019
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
28
Nov
2019

November 28th, 2019 - December 3rd, 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...
599 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
03
Dec
2019

December 3rd, 2019 - December 9th, 2019
Berlin
Pianist Julius-Jeongwon Kim is commonly recognized as Korea’s best pianist of the current generation. He has received praise for his poetic sensitivity and energetic display of emotions; his versatile career has led to acclaimed performances on stages worldwide. Having been recognized as a child prodigy in his early days, he won first prizes at the Maria Canals International Piano Competition, the Bösendorfer International Piano Competition, and the Elena Rombro Stepanow International Piano Competition. Moreover, he won various prizes at several other international piano competitions. Since 1999, Julius-Jeongwon Kim has consistently been performing with world-renowned orchestras such as the London Symphony, Vienna Symphony, Czech Philha...
649 EUR
15
Dec
2019

December 15th, 2019 - December 19th, 2019
Berlin
Nicolas Koeckert was born in Munich into a well known musical family. The young violinist has played on important international stages for many years, performing a large share of the repertoire of violin concerti and important chamber works, from Baroque to contemporary, in partnership with great musical figures. Already winner of the first Prize at the Novosibirsk International Competition for Young Violinists, and recipient of the Culture Prize of Novosibirsk, Nicolas Koeckert became the first German prizewinner at the famous International Tschaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 2002. In the same year he was recognised for his outstanding achievements as a violinist by the State of Bavaria, from whom he was awarded an artistic sponsorship. ...
599 EUR
02
Jan
2020

January 2nd, 2020 - January 6th, 2020
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 she...
649 EUR
10
Feb
2020

February 10th, 2020 - February 14th, 2020
Berlin
International Masterclass by Blackmore International Music Academy   Born in the heart of Siberia, Natalia Prishepenko started her musical education with her mother, Tamara Prischepenko, a famous USSR teacher and her mentor until today. She performed in many venues and won many international competition in the ex-USSR (Wienlawski and All Union competitions) before entering Lübeck’s Musikhochschule in 1989, staying until the end of her studies with David Geringas. In the following years, she won many famous competition prizes (Paganini in 1990, Tokyo in 1992 and Queen Elisabeth in 1993). She therefore became internationally known and started touring as a solist in many places around Europe, Russia and Japan. During 18 years (from 1994 ...
500 EUR
11
Feb
2020

February 11th, 2020 - February 15th, 2020
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 Competi...
749 EUR
20
Apr
2020

April 20th, 2020 - April 24th, 2020
Berlin
International Masterclass by Blackmore International Music Academy   Born in the heart of Siberia, Natalia Prishepenko started her musical education with her mother, Tamara Prischepenko, a famous USSR teacher and her mentor until today. She performed in many venues and won many international competition in the ex-USSR (Wienlawski and All Union competitions) before entering Lübeck’s Musikhochschule in 1989, staying until the end of her studies with David Geringas. In the following years, she won many famous competition prizes (Paganini in 1990, Tokyo in 1992 and Queen Elisabeth in 1993). She therefore became internationally known and started touring as a solist in many places around Europe, Russia and Japan. During 18 years (from 1994 ...
500 EUR
04
May
2020

May 4th, 2020 - May 10th, 2020
Berlin
Croatian cellist Monika Leskovar (born Kreutztal, Germany, 1981), studied with Dobrila Berković-Magdalenić at Elly Bašić Music School in Zagreb and later with Valter Dešpalj. In 1996 she became a student of David Geringas at the Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik in Berlin, where - since 2006 - she is an assistant. In masterclasses she worked together with Mstislav Rostropovitch and Bernard Greenhouse. Winner of several prizes at international cello competitions - International Tchaikovsky for Young Musicians (Sendai, 1995), Antonio Janigro (Zagreb, 1996), Rostropovich (Paris, 1997), Eurovision Grand Prix (Vienna, 1998), Roberto Caruana “Stradivari” (Milano, 1999), International ARD (Munchen 2001), 5th Adam (New Zealand, 2003). S...
599 EUR
20
May
2020

May 20th, 2020 - May 24th, 2020
Berlin
Celebrated for her brilliant qualities as a first class cellist, Xenia Jankovic carries out a worldwide career as soloist, chamber musician and pedagogue. Born into a family of Serbian and Russian musicians, Xenia debuted with the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra at age nine. From the beginning of her career, her teachers of most important influence were Mstislav Rostropovich, Pierre Fournier, André Navara, György Sebök and Sándor Végh. The public and critics alike have enthusiastically acclaimed Jankovic’s recitals in world famous concert halls as well as her concerts as soloist with orchestras such as The London Philharmonic, Budapest Philharmonic, Ljubljana Philharmonic Orchestras and the Madrid Radio, RSO Berlin and Copenhagen Ra...
599 EUR
07
Sep
2020

September 7th, 2020 - September 13th, 2020
Vienna
Roman Patkolo was born in 1982 in Žilina (Slovakia) in to a musician family. With 13 years he began to study the double bass and 1 year later he was accepted as a student to the Conservatory of Music in Žilina. In the same year he won the national competition of the conservatories in Pressburg and began to study at the University of music in Munich, under Prof. Klaus Trumpf. 1999-2011 he was  a scholarship holder of the circle of friends Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation. 1999 he won the ISB competition in Iowa City, USA (category under 18) and in 2000 the J. M. Sperger competition in Woldzegarten, Germany. In 2001 he received the European Prize of Cultur in Berlin as a soloist and later the European Quartett Prize in Luzern. The other priz...
649 EUR
02
Nov
2020

November 2nd, 2020 - November 7th, 2020
Berlin
Croatian cellist Monika Leskovar (born Kreutztal, Germany, 1981), studied with Dobrila Berković-Magdalenić at Elly Bašić Music School in Zagreb and later with Valter Dešpalj. In 1996 she became a student of David Geringas at the Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik in Berlin, where - since 2006 - she is an assistant. In masterclasses she worked together with Mstislav Rostropovitch and Bernard Greenhouse. Winner of several prizes at international cello competitions - International Tchaikovsky for Young Musicians (Sendai, 1995), Antonio Janigro (Zagreb, 1996), Rostropovich (Paris, 1997), Eurovision Grand Prix (Vienna, 1998), Roberto Caruana “Stradivari” (Milano, 1999), International ARD (Munchen 2001), 5th Adam (New Zealand, 2003). S...
599 EUR
14
Dec
2020

December 14th, 2020 - December 20th, 2020
Berlin
Roman Patkolo was born in 1982 in Žilina (Slovakia) in to a musician family. With 13 years he began to study the double bass and 1 year later he was accepted as a student to the Conservatory of Music in Žilina. In the same year he won the national competition of the conservatories in Pressburg and began to study at the University of music in Munich, under Prof. Klaus Trumpf. 1999-2011 he was  a scholarship holder of the circle of friends Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation. 1999 he won the ISB competition in Iowa City, USA (category under 18) and in 2000 the J. M. Sperger competition in Woldzegarten, Germany. In 2001 he received the European Prize of Cultur in Berlin as a soloist and later the European Quartett Prize in Luzern. The other priz...
649 EUR
06
Sep
2021

September 6th, 2021 - September 12th, 2021
Vienna
Roman Patkolo was born in 1982 in Žilina (Slovakia) in to a musician family. With 13 years he began to study the double bass and 1 year later he was accepted as a student to the Conservatory of Music in Žilina. In the same year he won the national competition of the conservatories in Pressburg and began to study at the University of music in Munich, under Prof. Klaus Trumpf. 1999-2011 he was  a scholarship holder of the circle of friends Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation. 1999 he won the ISB competition in Iowa City, USA (category under 18) and in 2000 the J. M. Sperger competition in Woldzegarten, Germany. In 2001 he received the European Prize of Cultur in Berlin as a soloist and later the European Quartett Prize in Luzern. The other priz...
649 EUR
13
Dec
2021

December 13th, 2021 - December 19th, 2021
Berlin
Roman Patkolo was born in 1982 in Žilina (Slovakia) in to a musician family. With 13 years he began to study the double bass and 1 year later he was accepted as a student to the Conservatory of Music in Žilina. In the same year he won the national competition of the conservatories in Pressburg and began to study at the University of music in Munich, under Prof. Klaus Trumpf. 1999-2011 he was  a scholarship holder of the circle of friends Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation. 1999 he won the ISB competition in Iowa City, USA (category under 18) and in 2000 the J. M. Sperger competition in Woldzegarten, Germany. In 2001 he received the European Prize of Cultur in Berlin as a soloist and later the European Quartett Prize in Luzern. The other priz...
649 EUR