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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 …

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Corona-Virus Info

Message from the Artistic Director Dear Friends First of all we hope that you all are fine and also taking utmost care of yourself and your families. As the course of the current crisis still cannot be assessed, no decision has yet been made regarding the realisation of our Summer Academy 2020 at Laudon Palace. In this respect, we will …

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)    

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ORF Interview about EMIV Conducting Course

Listen here to ORF-OE1 Radio Interview with Artistic Director Jörg Birhance about EMIV conducting course (Courtesy ORF):     English transcript: Music: Egon Wellesz: Music for String Orchestra in one Movement, op. 91 (Edition: Doblinger). Orchestra: WienSinfonietta JB: “We are very fortunate to be able to expand here in the premises of Laudon Palace. We have six teaching rooms in …

Video Impressions from Summer 2018

Many thanks to Max Kromer and our professors Martin Hughes, Christa Bützberger, Uta Schwabe and Jörg Birhance. Video filmed and edited by Daniel E. McCarty. Special thanks to Bösendorfer! For information about our summer program, please click here.

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 …

EMIV Concerts 2019

Special Concerts 2019 23.07. 19:30 | À la recherche Lecture-Concert with French Chamber Music of Debussy, Ravel, Jolivet and Hurel Antonia Sinko & Letícia Maia-Durante (Flutes), Sandra Seržāne (Violin), Samuel Mittag (Viola), Benedikt Sinko (Cello), Marianne Salmona (Piano), Zsofia Kiss (Harp) Lecture: Antonia Sinko 25.07., 19:30 | Piano Recital Martin Hughes plays Beethoven, Brahms and Schubert Final Concerts of the …

Testimonials

“The conditions for master classes at the European Music Institute Vienna are perfect for intensive work with professors and for individual practice. In Schloss Laudon you can not only find solitude for creative contemplation, but also relax in the open air. All participants have the opportunity to present themselves at a final concert during the course, which is also important. …