The Masters School
International Educational Project
«The School of Masters»
We are glad to announce that the new series of master courses of the cultural project «The School of Masters» within The Trans-Siberian Art Festival Educational Programme under the presidency of Vadim Repin is opening in October 2018 in Novosibirsk. The master courses will be held in The Cultural Centre «Energy» in Novosibirsk.
The master courses include five individual lessons for each selected student. This provides students with the opportunity to work with a world class artist. The master class provides an opportunity to develop an understanding of relevant criteria which the students in the audience can apply when assessing their own performances as well as when working with fellow musicians. All participants will gain feedback from a professor.
The selected members of the master courses will be honored to take part in the project final concert in The Cultural Centre «Energy» Large Concert Hall. Moreover, we organize open session for all participants and classical music lovers. All members of an audience may join to discuss concert, master courses and provide commentary with plenty of opportunities for questions, discussion, fun and lively debate.
Violin master course, 4-8 October 2018 will be guide by Viktor Tretyakov – Professor of Moscow state Conservatoire and Musikhochschule Koeln (Germany), President of the Music Foundation named after Y.I.Yankelevich, People’s Artist of the USSR, Laureate of the Glinka State Prize of the RSFSR, the Lenin Komsomol Prize and the First Prize of the International Tchaikovsky Competition and Natalya Likhopoy – International Competitions laureate, Professor at the Blackmore International Music Academy in Berlin, a jury member of a lot of prestigious international competitions.
He has worked with conductors including Rostropovich, Ormandy, Temirkanov, Alekseev, Jochum, Krips, Gergiev, Fedoseyev, Maazel, Kempe, Jansons, Järvi, Levine, Mehta, von Dohnanyi, Penderecki, Previn, and Kondrashin.
Tretyakov’s unique style which is supported by impeccable technique and deep musical insight, created by an expressive phrasing, and his incredible stage energy attract a great number of music lovers all over the world.
An active chamber musician, Tretyakov has performed together with Mstislav Rostropovich, Svyatoslav Richter, the Borodin Quartet, Oleg Kagan, David Geringas, Evgeny Kissin, and Elisabeth Leonskaja. Together with Vassily Lobanov, Yuri Bashmet, and Natalia Gutman, he has formed a piano quartet, in which he performs regularly. Their performances include concerts in Moscow, Berlin, Munich, Istanbul, Paris, Athens, Lisbon, and Copenhagen.
For many years, Viktor Tretyakov was a Professor at the Moscow State Conservatory, continuing the tradition of his legendary teacher, Yury Yankelevich. From 1986 to 1994, he was the jury president of the International Tchaikovsky Competition. Additionally, he has served as a jury member of competitions in Brussels, Hanover, Sendai, Moscow, Helsinki, Zagreb, and many others. In 1996, he accepted a teaching position at the University of Cologne, Germany (Musikhochschule Koeln). His notable students include Ilya Kaler, Natalia Likhopoi, Evgeny Bushkov, Sergei Stadler, and Daniel Austrich. From 1983 to 1991 Mr. Tretyakov was an artistic director and conductor of the Russian State Chamber Orchestra.
Viktor Tretyakov was granted the highest awards of Russia: People’s Artist of the USSR; Prize for the encouragement of achievements in art and literature “Triumph”; Shostakovich Prize, awarded by the Yuri Bashmet International Charitable Foundation; the Glinka State Prize, and the Order of Service to the Homeland.
Mr. Tretyakov plays a 1772 Nicolo Gagliano violin.
Natalya Likhopoy – International Competitions laureate, Professor at the Blackmore International Music Academy in Berlin, a jury member of a lot of prestigious international competitions;
The application deadline for violin master course is the 1st September 2018
Piano master course, 12-16 November 2018 will be guide by Boris Petrushansky – Honoured Artist of Russia, pianist, prize-winner of The Leeds International Piano Competition, Jury member of the International Ferruccio Buzony Competition in Bolzano, the International Giovanni Battista Viotty Competition in Vercelli, the International Alessandro Casagrande Competition in Terni, the International Frederic Chopin Competition in Warsaw and competitions in Leeds, Orleans, Paris, Andorra and Hannnover, June 2014 Boris Petrushansky was awarded the title of Academic by the «Accademia delle Muse» in Florence, Italy, He is now resident in Italy and since 1990 has held a position at the Academia Pianistica «Incontri col Maestro» in Imola.
Boris Petrushansky`s highly original creativity and vivacious personality have gained him wide recognition as a concert pianist.
Born in 1949 in Moscow, he started playing piano at the age of five, supported by a strong musical family, and had among his teachers the eminent Heinrich Neuhaus. After studying with Lev Naumov, he graduated from the Moscow Conservatory in 1975, having already distinguished himself in major international competitions, for example at Leeds in 1969, Munich in 1971, and Terni in 1975, where he won first prize.
Ever since the summer of 1975 when he gave two unforgettable recitals at the “Festival dei due Mondi” at Spoleto and the “Maggio Musicale Fiorentino” Festival (substituting Richter), Petrushansky has not looked back. His performances have taken him to Italy, Finland, Sweden, Great Britain, Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, Czechoslovakia, USA, Hungary, Japan, Israel, Egypt, Mexico, Taiwan and Australia. He has made various recordings with Melodia (Russia), Art & Electronics (Russia-U.S.A.), Symposium (U.K.), Fone, Agora and Dynamic (Italy).In 2006 Stradivarius (Italy) has produced the complete piano works by D.Schostakovich.
The many orchestras that he has played with include: The Petersburg Filarmonic Orchestra, The State Symphony Orchestra of Russia, The Moscow Filarmonic, The Czech Philharmonic, The Berlin Staatskapelle, The Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, The “Maggio Musicale Fiorentino” Festival Orchestra, The Helsinki Philharmonic, The Moscow Chamber Orchestra, European Community Chamber Orchestra, The “New European Strings”, The Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, etc.
He has played with many renowned conductors, such as J.Ferencik, E.Bour, V.Fedoseev, E.-P.Salonen, V.Gergiev, A.Lazarev, P.Bellugi, M.Atzmon, D.Kitaenko, S.Sondezkis, R. Abbado, M.Shostakovich, V. Jurowsky, Lu Jia and P.Kogan. Among his partners, to name but a few, have numbered the legendary Leonid Kogan, Igor Oistrach, Misha Maisky, Dmitri Sitkovetskiy, Valeriy Afanassiev, Borodin Quartet etc.
Boris Petrushansky is a member of jury of many international competition such as “F.Busoni” (Bolzano), “D. B. Viotti” (Vercelli), “A.Casagrande” (Terni) etc. In addition to his concert life, Boris Petrushansky is active in teaching field: from 1975 to 1979 he was teaching in Moscow Conservatory and now regularly gives Master classes in the Royal Academy of Dublin, the Purcell School of London, Rowan University (New Jersey), Van Cliburn Institute of TCU (Texas), Summer Academy of Verbier (Switzerland) and in many cities of Italy and Japan.
In June 2014 Boris Petrushansky was awarded the title of Academic by the “Accademia delle Muse” in Florence, Italy.
He is now resident in Italy and since 1990 has held a position at the Academia Pianistica “Incontri col Maestro” in Imola.
The application deadline for violin master course is the 30th of September
ATTENTION! Schedule can be changed.
E-mail for application: firstname.lastname@example.org
Venue address: Russian Federation, Novosibirsk, The Cultural Centre «Energy»
Red Prospect street, 171/4
Starting in autumn 2017 the Educational Programme of the Trans-Siberian Art Festival is holding annual master classes with world-renowned musicians and teachers. The master classes will be held in the Main Hall at Energia Concert Hall, known for its historical background and boasting great acoustics.
The master classes will consist of 5 one-to-one professorial tuitions. This format facilitates greater depth of teaching and enables the student to improve their skills and to progress to the next professional level.
A participants’ concert will be held in the Main Hall of Energia Concert Hall as the conclusion of the master classes. Music fans as well as students and music teachers are cordially invited to an audience meeting with the professors.
Master classes will be held in three disciplines:
— Piano — Dmitry Bashkirov
— Violin — Boris Garlitsky
— Vocals — Dmitry Vdovin
Email your application to: email@example.com
Application deadline is September, 30, 2017
Masterclasses venue: The Enegria Concert Hall
Address: Krasny Prospekt 171/4