Jörg Birhance, Conducting


26 July - 01 August


Conducting Course with WienSinfonietta &


Workshop: Methodical Pathways for Conductors


Yuka Katori, Piano


The course consists of the practical part at Laudon Palace, Vienna, and the Workshop (also online via Zoom):

Repertoire:

Joseph Haydn:

  • Symphony no. 43 in Eb "Merkur"
  • Symphony no. 59 in A "Feuersymphonie"

W. A. Mozart:

  • Symphony in A, Nr. 29, KV 201

Alban Berg:

  • 3 Stücke (Nr. 2, 3, 4) aus der „Lyrischen Suite“ (1926/1928) für Streichorchester (arranged by the composer, see here)

Workshop "Methodical Pathways for Conductors" (also online via Zoom):

  • Analysis: Observation of Form as Movement (after Constantin Bugeanu)
  • Conducting technique (after Sergiu Celibidache)
  • Bar group analysis
  • Melos, Tempo, stylistic aspects, rehearsal technique

Course in Laudon Palace:

  • Conducting Piano
  • Rehearsals and concert with WienSinfonietta (Please note that due to the restrictions of the current Covid-19-restrictions the orchestra will play in small size: 2-1-2, Strings 3-3-2-2-1)

Schedule:

Course in Laudon Palace:

  • Day 1-2: 10-13 preparatory part, conducting Piano
  • Day 3-6: 10-13 Rehearsal with WienSinfonietta
  • Day 7: 11:00 Concert in Laudon Palace Freskensaal

Workshop:

  • Day 1-6: 15-18 CET
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  • The course is designed for 6-10 active conductors, the seminar for up to 25 participants. 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). The practical lessons will be transmitted online live to the participants of the seminar
  • Course Fee:
    • Deposit payment (as part of the course fee): EUR 600
    • Regular Course (register and pay until June 01, 2021): EUR 1200
  • Application Deadline Course: 01 June 2021
  • Workshop and Passive Fee:
    • EUR 250
  • Application Deadline Workshop: 25 July 2021
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