Jörg Birhance, Conducting

19 - 26 July


Yuka Katori, Piano


  • Joseph Haydn: Sinfonia No. 89 in F, Hob I/89 (Recommended edition: UE-Haydn-Mozart-Press)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sinfonie in C KV 551,  'Jupiter' (NMA Bärenreiter)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 3 in Es, op. 55, 'Eroica' (Bärenreiter or Breitkopf Urtext)
  • Anton Webern: tba
  • Egon Wellesz: Ode an die Musik


  • Analysis: Observation of form as movement (after Constantin Bugeanu)
  • Conducting technique (after Sergiu Celibidache)
  • Bar group analysis
  • Tempo, stylistic aspects, rehearsal technique
  • Conducting Piano
  • Rehearsals and concert with WienSinfonietta (Winds, Strings 4-3-2-2-1)


Day 1-2: 10-13, 14:30-17:30 preparatory part, conducting Piano

Day 3-6: 10-13 Rehearsal with WienSinfonietta, 14:30-17:30 debriefing session and theoretical part

Day 7: 11:00 Matinée concert in Laudon Palace Freskensaal

  • The course is designed for 6-10 conductors. No age limit. Please note study and conducting experience in the online application form.
  • Workshop Languages: German, English, Spanish, French
  • Video: rehearsals and performance will be recorded with one camera; every participant will receive a copy for private use (copyright remains with EMIV).
  • Course Fee:
    • Deposit payment (as part of the course fee): EUR tba
    • Early Bird (register and pay until March 15, 2020): EUR tba
    • Regular Course (register and pay until June 01, 2020): EUR tba
  • Application Deadline: 01 June 2020
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