Perugia 2016

The Trasimeno Music Festival Association presents:

The 3rd International Angela Hewitt Masterclass, July 8 – July 12, 2016 in Perugia, Italy, in partnership with the Istituto Musicale Diocesano G. Frescobaldi.

Angela Hewitt invites you to take part in her third International Piano Masterclass in beautiful Umbria. The chance to participate in a masterclass for five days with one of the most sought-after pianists in the world will be an inspiring event, not to be missed!
The venue for the masterclasses will be the Auditorium Marianum of the Istituto Musicale Diocesano G. Frescobaldi in Perugia, Corso Cavour 184. The masterclasses will be given in English.

400 € for active participants
100 € for auditors

Daily auditors:
20 € per day (adults)
10 € per day (under 25)
Per 3-hour Session:
10 € (adults)
5 € (under 25)

All applications for active participants must be received by May 17, 2016.
To avoid disappointment please apply early, as places for active participants are limited.
Active participants – Maximum 10
Active participants must be between 14 and 30 years of age. Any student under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Auditors may apply at any time.

Applications must be sent to:
Associazione Trasimeno Music Festival
Via XX Settembre 47 P – 06124 Perugia (PG) – Italy

Or, by email to:

All students wishing to perform as active participants in Angela Hewitt’s masterclass must submit recent (in the past 2 years) links to online videos of performances of two works from different periods. Auditors need not submit any links.
All active participants will be notified of acceptance via e-mail no later than May 23, 2016.
A certificate of participation will be given to all active participants at the end of the course.
The tuition fee for active participants must be received no later than June 14, 2016. The method of payment will be given upon acceptance.

Accommodation and practise facilities
Practise facilities are available in the Istituto G. Frescobaldi where the course is held. The studios are open from 8:30 am to 9 pm.
For accommodation, please contact us on:
If you are interested in sharing a room with another student, please let us know.

Masterclass repertoire
All active participants must prepare the following:
– One major work of J.S. Bach (or 2 Preludes and Fugues, not including The Goldberg Variations or The Art of Fugue)
– One classical Sonata (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, CPE Bach)
– One romantic work
– Two own choice pieces (but not by Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, Scriabin, Medtner, Bach/Busoni or any other Bach transcriptions)
– One concerto for piano and orchestra

All works must be prepared from memory

All students will be expected to attend more than their own lessons. They must sit in to listen for either the morning or afternoon sessions.

Masterclass schedule

July 8th:
9.30 – 10.00 Welcome in the Instituto Frescobaldi
10.00: Lessons begin
13.00: Lunch break
15.00: Lessons resume
18.00: Lessons finish
July 9th:
10.00 – 13.00: Lessons
15.00 – 18.00: Lessons
July 10th:
10.00 – 13.00: Lessons
15.00 – 18.00: Lessons
July 11th:
10.00 – 13.00: Lessons
15.00 – 18.00: Lessons
July 12th:
Morning free
Afternoon rehearsal for evening concert
21:00: Teatro Mengoni, Magione
Recital given by the students, and open to the general public.

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