International Master Class for Choir Conducting
Date August 7 – August 16, 2017
Place Yport (France)
Director Konrad von Abel
The master class ist organized by “l’Association Musique et Phénoménologie” in corporation with “la Sociedad Internacional de Fenomenología de la Música”, (SIFeM), Madrid.
For more information: pheno-musique.fr/direction-de-choeur/
International Master Class for Orchestral Conducting
Date Sunday, 3rd of September – Tuesday, 12th of September 2017
Place Târgu-Mureş, Romania
Orchestra Filharmonic Târgu-Mureş
Director Konrad von Abel
(the class starts on September 3 at 10:00 a.m. – the class ends on September 12 at 7:30 p.m.)
The course is based on Sergiu Celibidaches’ “Phenomenology of Music”.
Konrad von Abel was the artistic assistant of Celibidache at the Munich Philharmonic.
The course is for students and conductors who are seeking a gateway to
the intrinsic laws of music. The class will be held mainly in English.
Get an impression of the Master Class 2015 in Târgu-Mureş, Romania | © Erdélyi Magyar Televízió
STAGE I (September 3 – September 7)
Participation in the rehearsals of Konrad von Abel with orchestra in the morning,
followed by lessons in the afternoon and evening.
Working on aspects of “Musical Phenomenology” & conducting
a quintet covering the course repertoire.
CONCERT September 1, 2016
STAGE II ( September 8/9/10/11/12)
Work with the Filharmonic Târgu-Mureş.
Individual time periods for every student concerning to his capacities.
REPERTOIRE of the class
BACH Fugues nos. 4 and 9 from: Art of the Fugue
Mendelssohn Sinfonia no. 9 for strings in C major
Dvořák Serenade for strings in E major
Haydn Symphony no. 98 in B flat major
Mozart Symphony no. 39 in E flat major
Beethoven Symphony no. 1 in C major
Beethoven Symphony no. 4 in B flat major
Beethoven Overture Coriolan
Schumann Symphony no. 4 in D minor
Brahms Symphony no. 1 in C minor
Shostakovich Symphonie no. 9 in E flat major
PROGRAM of the concert
Kodály Marosszék Dances
Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet
Maximal fee for active participants /optimum time in front of the orchestra:
1100 € / students 850 €
(600 € / students 500 € for participants from Romania)
250 € / students 170€
(120 € / students 80 € for participants from Romania)
ACCOMODATION in Târgu-Mureş
Accommodation in a local hotel/double room is about 15 Euro per night and person.
We assist in finding hotels in Târgu-Mureş. Food is going very cheap.
JOURNEY from abroad
To Cluj-Napoca via aircraft and onwards with train to Târgu-Mureş (3h)
or by bus (2h30). There are also direct flights from different European
airports to Târgu-Mures operated by Wizzair.