Moritzburg Festival Academy: 6 - 20 August 2023


The Moritzburg Festival Academy under the artistic direction of violinist Mira Wang has been an integral part of the Moritzburg Festival since it was founded in 2006. In 2023, young and talented musicians from all over the world are invited again to take part in the Moritzburg Festival Academy. The selected participants will form the international Moritzburg Festival Orchestra under the direction of chief conductor Josep Caballé Domenech and the guidance of internationally renowned Festival soloists, who give an essential impulse to their artistic development in the idyllic setting of the Moritzburg Castle. Alongside orchestral work, all musicians have the opportunity to perform in different chamber music ensembles.


The application procedure for the Moritzburg Festival Academy 2023 is now closed.


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

  • Strings
  • Winds (except Tuba)
  • Timpani
Full scholarship

For participants of the Moritzburg Festival Academy we provide:

  • full board and accommodation
  • chamber music coachings
  • 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: €500
Academy Jury 2023

Josep Caballé Domenech
Ulrich Eichenauer
Xiaoming Han
Thomas Jahn
Magali Mosnier
Daniel Ottensamer
Christian Poltéra
David Seidel
Jan Vogler
Kai Vogler
Mira Wang

Faculty for chamber music 2023

Zhe Li (Principal Coach)

Josep Caballé Domenech
Stella Chen
Zlatomir Fung
Andrei Ioniță
Chad Hoopes
Sindy Mohamed
Paul Neubauer
Jan Vogler
Kai Vogler
Mira Wang


C. M. von Weber: Overture to the opera “Oberon”
M. Bruch: Concerto for two pianos and orchestra in A flat minor op. 88a
A. Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor op. 70

Louis Lortie, piano
Tiffany Poon, piano
Josep Caballé Domenech, conductor


Chamber music repertoire tba by June 2023




August 10, 2023, 8.00 p.m.
Moritzburg, Terrace Schloss Moritzburg
"Serenata di Moritzburg"

August 13, 2023, 11.00 am
Proschwitz, Proschwitzer Schlosspark
Proschwitz Music-Picnic



August 17, 2023, 7.30 pm
Bad Elster, King Albert Theatre

August 19, 2023, 8.00 pm
Dresden, Kulturpalast



Subject to modification! (April 2023)