Dirigent/in - 100% (Masterclass)
Number of positions
Duration / Start
Profile of participants
– Advanced professional conducting students and professional
conductors (symphony and opera)
– Age limit: must not be older than age 38 (at class date)
Data to be submitted obligatory on www.muv.ac (in your muv.ac profile):
– motivation letter: Please let us know why you would like to participate at
the masterclasses (via online form)
– Under “CV/Resumé”: please enter your curriculum vitae
– Under “Documents”, please upload the following documents:
a) Repertoire list
b) Testimonies (universities, previous degrees, studies and classes)
d) Passport copy
– Under “Videos”: link min. 3 video recordings of a performance or
rehearsal presenting you as conductor . Please read the video
requirements under “Video applications” below for further details.
Application deadline: 23 October 2016 at midnight, no exceptions granted.
You may submit all documents online via http://www.muv.ac as of mid-July. Please register to submit your application.
Postal and e-mail applications will not be accepted.
Selection of participants: The course management will select 8 final candidates upon receipt of the application documents.
These results will be announced in the week December 19th – 23rd
2016. These chosen conductors will work on the first day of the class under the direction of David Zinman with two pianos and the soloist in an intimate and intensive rehearsal. In the following course days, the 8 candidates will rehearse with the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich under the direction of David Zinman.
The Tonhalle-Gesellschaft Zürich reserves the right of refusal reg. incomplete applications. There is no right of legal appeal. No correspondence will be conducted regarding the decisions.
The course fee for active participants is CHF 600; the course fee for auditors is CHF 100.
The Master Class will be given in English.
Travel costs must be covered by each participant.
Accommodation costs must be covered by each participant. The Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich can assist in finding accommodation.
All meals must be paid by the participant.
Each participant must procure his/her own scores.
There is the possibility to apply for a scholarship for the 8 chosen candidates. More information will be given after the final selection.
Each participant is responsible for their VISA entry to Switzerland
Candidates are required to upload one or more videos to their profile as a live audition replacement (obligatory). No live audition.
Please link min. 3 video recordings of a performance or rehearsal presenting you as conductor. Please read the video requirements under “Video applications” below for further details.
Ludwig van Beethoven:
Ouverture "Leonore" no. 3 C-major op. 72a
"Introduction et Rondo capriccioso" for Violin and Orchestra op. 28
Symphony no. 7 D-minor op. 70 (all movements)
"Appalachian Spring" - Suite in one act for 13 instruments (original
Scan of passport or ID card.