12th Moritzburg Festival Academy: August 5 - 16, 2018

Ever since its founding in 2006, the Moritzburg Festival Academy under the direction of violinist Mira Wang has acquired an excellent reputation as an creative musical workshop, thus becoming a permanent feature of the Moritzburg Festival. Every year in August, students from all over the world are chosen to participate in the academy and form the Festival Orchestra.

 

Alongside orchestral work, chamber music plays an important role at the Academy as well. Participants have the opportunity to work with internationally renowned conductors and established soloists to perform in several concerts on tour as well as within the Moritzburg Festival.

In addition, internationally renowned Moritzburg Festival Artists work on chamber music with the participants in daily rehearsals. The orchestral and chamber music programmes of the Moritzburg Festival Academy will be performed for a wide audience in concerts on tour and within the Moritzburg Festival.

Every participant - regardless of social or financial background - benefits from a full scholarship. Therefore, we're always looking for music enthusiasts who will contribute to this ambitious education programme by uniquely adopting one of the young talents. 

Participants

Music students aged between 16 and 26 years in following groups of instruments:

  • Strings
  • Woodwinds
  • Brass
  • Timpani/Percussion (for orchestra only)
  • Piano (for chamber music only)
Full scholarship

For participants of the Moritzburg Festival Academy we provide:

  • Full board and accommodation
  • Free individual coaching of Moritzburg Festival Artists
  • All music
  • The Moritzburg Festival will reimburse travel costs upon presentation of original receipts according to the following distribution pattern up to the maximum amount of:

    Germany: €100
    Austria, Czech Republic, Poland: €150
    Remaining European Countries: €250
    Non-European Countries: €750

 

Repertoire 2017

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: „Calm sea and prosperous voyage“ op. 27
W. A. Mozart: Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra in C major K 299
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 op. 68


Chambermusic repertoire from classic to contemporary

Concerts

August 9, 2018, 7.30 pm – Open Workshop
Dresden, Elbeflugzeugwerke
Samples from the 2018 programme

August 10, 2018, 7.30 pm – Tour Concert
Bad Elster, King Albert Theatre
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: „Calm sea and prosperous voyage“ op. 27
W. A. Mozart: Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra in C major K 299
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 op. 68

August 11, 2018, 7.30 pm – Opening Concert of the Moritzburg Festival
Dresden, The Transparent Factory of Volkswagen
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: „Calm sea and prosperous voyage“ op. 27
W. A. Mozart: Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra in C major K 299
Johannes Brahms: Symphony No. 1 op. 68

August 12, 2018, 11.00 am
Proschwitz, Proschwitz Castle Park
Proschwitz' Picnic with Live Music

August 16, 2018, 7.00 pm
Moritzburg, Church
Long Night of Chamber Music

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