Masterclass in Conducting 2010 with Pierre Boulez

LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMY | Pierre Boulez | Olivia Stahn

Saturday, 21 August – Saturday, 28 August 2010
Arrival Day: Saturday, 21 August 2010
Departure Day: Sunday, 29 August 2010

Anton Webern (1883–1945): Variations, Op. 30 (1940)
Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971): "Le Chant du Rossignol" (1917)
Pierre Boulez (*1925): "Dérive 2" (1988/2006)

Pierre Boulez, Artistic Director and Supervisor
Robert Piencikowski and Dominique Jameux, Music Theory
Musicians of the Ensemble intercontemporain, Instrumental Coaches

Profile of Participants
- Advanced conducting students and professional conductors
- Age limit: 30 years
- Course language: English

Documents to be submitted
- Application form (see application brochure download))
- DVD-Recording of a performance/rehearsal with a minimum of one piece written after 1950
- Handwritten Statement about your personal expectations and target relative to this Master Class.
- Curriculum vitae and photo
- List of contemporary works already conducted

The course management will decide on active participation upon receipt of the registration forms and DVD recordings. The results of the selections will be announced by the middle of March 2010. There is no right of legal appeal. No correspondence will be conducted regarding the decisions.

Application deadline
15 January 2010

Course fee for active participants
Course fee for active participation: EUR 350 | CHF 520

Course fee for listeners
Course fee for listeners: EUR 100 | CHF 150
Registration is valid after the amount due was being paid (by invoice). In case of cancellation of the listener the course fee can not be reimbursed.

Travel costs have to be covered by the participant of the Master Class.

Accommodation costs have to be covered by the participant of the Master Class. LUCERNE FESTIVAL can help finding accommodation.

The meals have to be paid by the participant of the Master Class.

The participant has to organize his/her own scores.