Royal Baltic Festivals, The State Hermitage Museum, Mariinsky Foundation,
Hermitage Academy of Music, Middle Tennessee State University, Swedish
Institute, Royal College of Music, Stockholm
Sixth Annual Peter the Great Music Academy
Honorary President: Professor Michail Piotrovsky, Director of
the State Hermitage Museum
President: Mats Liljefors, Artistic Director of Royal Baltic Festivals
Artistic Director: Dr. Laurence Harvin, Director: Sergey Evtushenko
International Masterclass for Conductors
July 9 - 23, 2000
In the famous Hermitage Theatre of St.Petersburg, Russia
The Orchestra of The State Hermitage, St.Petersburg
Alexander Polishuk,Professor of Conducting at St.Petersburg Conservatory
Michail Kukushkin,Professor of Conducting at St.Petersburg Conservatory
For conductors, wanting to improve their technique and podium knowledge
working with a prestigious Russian symphonyorchestra and renowned teachers.
A maximum of 18 participating conductors. Total podium time with orchestra
minimum 2,5 hours for each conductor. The orchestra sessions are preceded
by classes with two pianos and teacher. The orchestra sessions and the
Final Concert are video taped.
All conductors of the Master Class are invited to participate in the
Final Concert. One or two participants will be selected to conduct a public
Prize concert in the Hermitage theatre. The conducting language of choice
will be English or Russian.
Participation fees: US Dollars 1800, for repeat students US Dollars
1500. Fees include tuition, podium time, piano classes, a certificate
of participation, video taped rehersals and critique sessions. Accomodation
(single or double room, shower plus breakfast) is provided in a mid-range
centrally located hotel at discount rates: The Russ Hotel, appr. 40 USD
per night. Special prices arranged for local transports and sight seeing
tours of the city and surrounding areas.
Information and Applications
fax - 7 612 351 7283