Strings Program - Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass

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  • violin camp in Germany
  • violin camp in Germany
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  • violin lesson in Germany
  • violin camp in Germany
  • violin camp in Germany
  • violin camp in Germany
  • violin lesson in Germany
  • chamber group rehearsal
  • violin lesson in Germany

Strings Program in Germany

    • The Strings Program is extensive, intensive. and unique. It is designed with elements of the Russian school to boost students to the next level of playing. The beauty of their surroundings and cultural experience is ideal for artistic growth.

    • Each student receives two private lessons per week with an internationally-renowned artist faculty member.

    • All participants are preselected into chamber groups and assigned to partners and repertoire choices according to level, matched well in advance. Instrumentalists receive two fourty-five minute chamber coachings per week with an artist faculty member with their chamber group(s).

    • Christian Vasquez, conductor
      New! After his dazzling success at InterHarmony in Italy last year, Maestro Christian Vasquez will join InterHarmony in Germany, conducting the grand finale of the festival. Principal Conductor of Norway’s Stavanger Symphony Orchestra and Music Director of Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, the rising star Maestro Christian Vásquez represents a new generation of conductors, becoming one of the most in demand in recent years. Graduate of the famous Sistema in his native Venezuela, he is busy with engagements leading world orchestras like: Vienna Radio Symphony, Camerata Salzburg, State Symphony of Russia, Tokyo Philharmonic, Berlin Konzerthausorchester, Prague Radio Symphony, and Singapore Symphony. In North America, he has conducted the National Arts Centre Orchestra (Ottawa) and Los Angeles Philharmonic. For students it is an opportunity to experience the working environment of professional musicians in leading orchestras.
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      InterHarmony Festival Orchestra Program Announced!:

      Sibelius: Karelia Overture
      Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No.1
      Soloist: Misha Quint, cello
      Handel: Priva son d'ogni conforto from Giulio Cesare in Egitto
      Handel: Lascia chio pianga from Rinaldo
      Gluck: Che faró senza Euridice from Orfeo et Euridice
      Saint-Saëns: Mon coeur from Samson and Dalila
      Soloist: Christa Mayer, mezzo-soprano
      Dvorak: Symphony No.8 in G Major, Op.88
      Christian Vasquez, conductor
      Subject to change

    • Ilya Kaler violin
      New! The participation of the outstanding violin virtuoso Ilya Kaler described by the Gramophone as a “magician, bewitching our ears” for his “hauntingly beautiful sound, flawless command of the instrument and mesmerizing phrasing”, will be a highlight of InterHarmony as part of the Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival in Germany. Ilya Kaler is the only violinist to receive gold prizes at the Tchaikovsky, Sibelius and Paganini competition. He performed with leading orchestras and conductors on all the major world stages. Ilya Kaler will perform in the Dvorak: Piano Quintet No.2 and give a violin master class, which will be a dream come true for violinists trying to find their place on the stage of life.
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    • Olga Kaler violin
      New! InterHarmony is pleased to announce that violinist Olga Dubossarkaya Kaler will join the Outstanding Guest Artist Series at InterHarmony. Praised by critics for her "deep, soulful sound" and "powerful, enchanting renditions," Olga Dubossarskaya Kaler has toured three continents as a soloist, chamber musician, and teacher, having combined performing and teaching careers with equal success. She is a member of the violin faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music, following her 15-year tenure as a violin professor at the DePaul University School of Music in Chicago. It's will be a real opportunity for the violin students not just to hear her play Ysaÿe’s Poéme élégiaque and Dvorak: Piano Quintet No.2, but also study with her during the festival.
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    • The orchestra rehearses for the duration of the festival, culminating in the final orchestra concert at the huge Christuskirche. This summer Christian Vasquez will conduct the InterHarmony Festival Orchestra in a concert with Bayreuth Opera mezzo-soprano Christa Mayer and cellist Misha Quint and a program consisting of Dvorak: Symphony No.8, the Sibelius: Karelia Overture, arias by Handel, Gluck, and Saint-Saëns, and the Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No.1. Orchestra assignments will be given at the festival.

    • Each year, many of the artist faculty give Master Classes on subjects of their choice. The subjects of these Master Classes vary. In the past we have had lectures on Integrating the Musical and the Technical, Projection in Performance, Stage Presence, Jazz Improvisation, Orchestral Repertoire, Eurythmics, Yoga for String Players, and Alexander Technique. More info - List of Master Classes »

    • Students have the opportunity to sign up to perform either as a soloist or with their chamber group in the performance master classes nearly every day of the festival. Master classes are open to all participants of the festival. Many of these Master Classes focus on specific composers or repertoire. More info - List of Master Classes »

    • Instrumentalists will have ample practice time each day.

    • With concerts almost every night, students are exposed to a high level both from artist faculty and their colleagues as they watch each concert. Students will have an opportunity to perform. Performance is based on approval on preparedness.

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Christian Vasquez conductorWe're excited to announce that Conductor Christian Vasquez will be joining our Outstanding Guest Artist Series and conducting the InterHarmony Festival Orchestra!

InterHarmony Festival Orchestra Program Announced!:

Sibelius: Karelia Overture
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No.1
Soloist: Misha Quint, cello
Handel: Priva son d'ogni conforto from Giulio Cesare in Egitto
Handel: Lascia chio pianga from Rinaldo
Gluck: Che faró senza Euridice from Orfeo et Euridice
Saint-Saëns: Mon coeur from Samson and Dalila
Soloist: Christa Mayer, mezzo-soprano
Dvorak: Symphony No.8 in G Major, Op.88
Christian Vasquez, conductor
Subject to change

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