Jörg Birhance, Conducting


25 - 31 July


Joseph Haydn | Alban Berg | Wilma von Webenau



Repertoire:

Joseph Haydn:

  • Symphony no. 43 in Eb "Merkur"
  • Symphony no. 44 in e "Mourning"
  • Symphony no. 47 in G "The Palindrome"
  • Symphony no. 59 in A "Feuersymphonie"

    Alban Berg:

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

    Vilma von Webenau:

    • Symphony for String Orchestra (available via EMIV)
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    Program:

    • Conducting Piano
    • Rehearsals and concert with WienSinfonietta (Please note that due to the current Covid-19-restrictions the orchestra might has to play in small size: 2-2, Strings 3-3-2-2-1)
      • 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
    • Observation of Form as Movement / Bar Group / Gestalt (after Constantin Bugeanu, N.B.: Chapter II. from "The Observation of Form" is recommended as preparation for the method of study)
    • Conducting technique (Functional technique after Sergiu Celibidache)
    • Melos, Tempo, stylistic aspects, rehearsal technique
      • Day 1-6: 15-18
    • The course is designed for 6-10 active 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 video recorded; every participant will receive a copy for private use (copyright remains with EMIV).
    • Course Fee:
      • Deposit payment (as part of the course fee): EUR 600
      • Regular Course (register and pay until June 01, 2022): EUR 1200
    • Passive Fee:
      • EUR 280
    • Application Deadline Course: 01 June 2022