Conducting Masterclass in Mons 2018

March 8 – 11, 2018

Conservatoire Royal de Mons, Belgium

Konrad von Abel


How to obtain a homogeneous leading of the bow in a quartet
How to find a musical unity between violin and piano in spite of the heterogeneous means of expression


G. Frescobaldi:  l’Altro Ricercar (no. 30)
S. Bach: Sonata no. 4 for violin and piano in c minor, 1st mvt.
A. Mozart: Divertimento in D major KV 136, 1st mvt.
L. v. Beethoven: Sonata no. 7 for violin and piano in c minor, 1st mvt.
F. Mendelssohn: Symphony no. 4, 2nd mvt.

The work is based on phenomenology of music and is focused on the development of the free listening of both the musicians and the conductor.


Daniel Gazon