Jörg Birhance: Conducting BEETHOVEN


26 July - 01 August 2020


Conducting Course with WienSinfonietta &


Online Workshop: Methodical Pathways for Conductors


Yuka Katori, Piano


The course consists of the practical part at Laudon Palace, Vienna, and the Online Workshop via Zoom:

Repertoire:

Ludwig van Beethoven:

Conducting Course with WienSinfonietta:

  • Symphony no. 2 in D, op. 36
  • Symphony no. 3 in Es, op. 55, 'Eroica'
  • Ouverture "Coriolan", op. 62
  • Ouverture "Egmont", op. 84

Workshop "Methodical Pathways for Conductors":

  • Symphony no. 3 in Es, op. 55, 'Eroica'
  • Symphony no. 5 in c, op. 67
  • Symphony no. 9 in d, op. 120

Recommended Editions: Bärenreiter or Breitkopf Urtext

Online Workshop "Methodical Pathways for Conductors" (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 corona-crisis the orchestra will play in small size: 1-1-1-1-3-1, 1, 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, 13- 13:30 debriefing session
  • Day 7: 19:00 Concert in Laudon Palace Freskensaal

Workshop:

  • Day 1-6: 16-20 CET
  • Day 7: 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 700
    • Post-Lockdown Offer (register and pay until June 30, 2020): EUR 1280
  • Application Deadline Course: 30 June 2020
  • Workshop Fee:
    • EUR 490
  • Application Deadline Workshop: 25 July 2020
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