Conducting Masterclass / Meisterkurs Dirigieren 2020
15 – 19 April 2020, Künstlerhaus Boswil
With Douglas Bostock and the argovia philharmonic
In April 2020 the internationally renowned conductor Douglas Bostock will hold the 11th conducting masterclass at Künstlerhaus Boswil. The masterclass is a cooperation between the argovia philharmonic and Künstlerhaus Boswil.
It is designed for advanced students of conducting and for young conductors who have concluded their professional training, wishing to extend their knowledge and experience in conducting and the interpretation of works of the symphonic repertoire under the expert guidance of Maestro Bostock. Age limit: 40.
On the first two days professional répétiteurs (two pianos) will play for the class (4 x 3 hours). On the last three days the argovia philharmonic will play (4 x 3 hours).
The masterclass will be concluded with a final rehearsal (3 hours) and a public concert with the argovia philharmonic conducted by the masterclass students.
Wolfgang Amadé Mozart – Symphony K. 385 in D «Haffner»
Aaron Copland – Appalacian spring suite (original version for 13 instruments)
Gustav Mahler / Arnold Schoenberg – Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (for baritone and chamber ensemble)
Antonín Dvořák – Czech suite in D Op. 39
Course language: English
Course duration: Wednesday, 15th April, 9:30 am to Sunday, 19th April 2020, 7.30 pm
Final concert: Sunday, 19th April, 5.00 pm at Künstlerhaus Boswil
The choice of the students to perform in the final concert is made by Douglas Bostock.
Active participants: CHF 980.-, including full board and lodging for five days at Künstlerhaus Boswil. Additional night: CHF 65.-.
Registration fee for active participants: CHF 200.- (deducted from course fee)
Auditors: CHF 70.- per day or CHF 250.- for the complete masterclass (5 days), including lunch at the Künstlerhaus. Fees may be paid either in advance or on the day of attendance