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. …

Conducting Master Course in Zacatecas/México

We are happy to announce our collaboration at the 3rd Conducting Master Course in Zacatecas/México, which will take place from 12 – 18 March 2018 with Joerg Birhance and the Orquesta de Cámara del Estado de Zacatecas and the Coro del Estado de Zacatecas. This workshop will be an opportunity for 8 conductors to develop, reassess, and improve one’s musical …

Egon Wellesz

Exile 1938: Egon Wellesz – Chamber Music 11 July 2018, 19:30 The day of the “Anschluss” also marked the beginning of Egon Wellesz’ exile: he was in Amsterdam together with Bruno Walter, who first performed Wellesz’ “Prosperos Beschwörungen” in The Netherlands with the Concertgebouw Orchestra. Shortly after, Wellesz found exile in Oxford, where he got an ad-personam chair at Lincoln …

EMIV Concerts 2018

Special Concerts 11 July, 19:30 | Exile 1938: Egon Wellesz Chamber Music of Egon Wellesz (1885-1974) – with friendly support of Egon-Wellesz-Fonds bei der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien 27 July, 19:30 | Piano Recital Martin Hughes plays Beethoven, Brahms and Schubert Final Concerts of the Master Courses 12.07., 17:00 | Bruno Weinmeister, Cello 12.07., 19:30 | Milana Chernyavska, Piano 13.07., …