Lecture Concert Walter Bricht

An evening of Walter Bricht Lieder and American song, with lecture “Gepresst bricht die Freude” An evening of Walter Bricht Lieder and American song, with lecture July  27, 2022, 19:00, Laudon Palace, Vienna   This lecture concert offers a glimpse into the life and Lieder of Austrian composer, pianist, and teacher Walter Bricht, who at the Anschluss of Austria emigrated …

Wanderer in Orchestral Space: Anders Eliasson

The International Anders-Eliasson-Society Anders Eliasson (1946-2007)Symposion – Film – Konzert 24. Juli 2022, Beginn 10 UhrSchloss Laudon, Wien, Mauerbachstr. 43-45, 1140 Wien ‘I cannot fully capture the strange, entrancing quality of Eliasson’s works in words: its essence defies description. I can only express my enthusiasm for the music – there is nothing quite like it out there.‘   Nathan Faro …

Scholarships for Ukrainian Music Students

Dear Friends! We are deeply convinced that music is a profound manifestation of our humanity, important for the present and indispensable for the future. In in the darkness of the war taking place in Ukraine, European Music Institute Vienna and its faculty is offering a number of full scholarships for the Summer Academy 2022 to music students from Ukraine who are affected …

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In a nutshell

Günther Theuring (1930-2016), founder of EMIV’s predecessor Wiener Meisterkurse, offered these words about the point of master classes in his unique way: “Look, someone sits down and plays like a tiger, and it sounds like he’s a puppet. Every sound is there but stands in space without a relationship to anything. Well, he got that from a teacher who said: …

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Corona-Virus Update May 17, 2021

Message from the Artistic Director Dear Friends Since 1975, for 46 years, the principal concern of us, European Music Institute Vienna, and its predecessor Wiener Meisterkurse, has been to offer young musicians from all over the world the best possible conditions for musical formation with internationally renowned masters of their profession. For making your planning a bit easier, we have …

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2020 – Still Beethoven’s Year!

Message from the Artistic Director Dear Friends! Despite all the obstacles we are currently experiencing, 2020 is still Beethoven’s year. Inspired by his timeless Promethean attitude, we will do everything in our powers to make the courses at Laudon Palace happen. Some dates had to be altered, and, due to the current restrictions, some of the courses can only be …

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Corona-Virus Update May 21, 2020

Message from the Artistic Director Dear Friends Since 1975, for 45 years, the principal concern of us, European Music Institute Vienna, and its predecessor Wiener Meisterkurse, has been to offer young musicians from all over the world the best possible conditions for musical formation with internationally renowned masters of their profession. Since 1975, our principal concern as European Music Institute …

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Corona-Virus Info II

Message from the Artistic Director Dear Friends First of all we hope that you all are fine and also still taking utmost care of yourself and your families. Following the announced easing of the Corona lockdown by the Austrian government and the governments of neighboring countries and the associated modifications of the travel restrictions within the EU, we have decided …

Paul Badura-Skoda (1927-2019)

European Music Institute mourns its great teacher, mentor and friend Paul Badura-Skoda. Everyone who has ever met him even once owes him deeply, including us.   (Paul Badura-Skoda teaching at EMIV 2017, ©jbirhance)    

A la recherche de la musique française

À la recherche de la musique française 23 July 2018, 19:30 In this lecture concert we want to draw the path of French Music from Ravel and Debussy times to the present. All the great composers, whether from past centuries or today, have studied the repertoire that has marked the history of music. Everyone creates his oeuvre with an individual …