PETROF FEST 2020: July 8-22, Czech Republic
The Petrof International Summer Festival (Petrof Fest) gathers some of the most prominent artists and music teachers of the planet, who share their knowledge with students from all-over-the-world during two vibrant weeks of classes, concerts, cultural exchange and lifetime experiences in the Czech Republic. The academic program of the festival is open for pianists and string players of any age and nationality. Participants study under the guidance of exceptional artists, perform at master classes and at the festival concerts.
An International Competition is held on July 17-18, winners perform a special concert at Petrof Gallery and at the closing gala in Prague. Other activities include a fully guided tour of the Petrof Factory and Museum, as well as excursions around Hradec Kralove and the beautiful and historic city of Prague.
The final concert of the festival is at one of the prestigious concert halls in Prague.
The academic program for each participant includes: Five individual lessons on their major instrument, three sessions of chamber music instruction, participation at open master classes, performance at the festival concerts, excursions, and the option to participate at the Petrof Fest International Competition. The international competition for the participants of the festival will take place at the beautiful Petrof Gallery.
Applicants who wish to take part must indicate so in their application form (competition fee: 100 EUR).
Competition repertoire: three contrasting pieces or movements. Total performing time must not exceed 25 min.
FACULTY: Victor Abramian (violin/viola, Russia) Alexandre Brussilovsky (violin, France) Eugene Osadchy (cello, USA) Mark Fouxman (piano, USA) Kei Saotome (piano, Japan) Irina Kaufman-Brookes (piano, UK) Boris Konovalov (piano, Canada) Vlada Vassilieva (piano, Mexico) Xiao Wu (piano, China) Anatoly Zatin (piano, Russia/Mexico) Irina Aslanova (collaborative piano, Russia). For more information visit www.petroffest.com and contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org