Internationale Sommerakademie

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〉 Masterclasses for violin, cello and piano | 30. July – 07. August 2024

Anke Dill (violin) | Gustav Rivinius (cello) | Florian Wiek (piano)




〉 Conducting Masterclass | 09. – 14. September 2024

Johannes Schlaefli | →Suedwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz

Prof. Johannes Schlaefli

Johannes Schlaefli
As professor for orchestra conducting at the Zurich University of the Arts Johannes Schlaefli since 1999 built up the most significant conducting department in Switzerland. It now is regarded as the most successful and appealing institute for conductors in Europe.
Schlaefli is much in demand as tutor at places all over the world: Invitations to the Juilliard School New York, Sibelius Academy Helsinki, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, to universities in Berlin, Vienna, Hamburg, Weimar, Oslo, to the Aspen Music Festival and as “Head of Teaching” at the Academy of the Menuhin Festival Gstaad do attest to this impressively.
Alongside to his engagement as conducting teacher he has been appointed Principal Conductor of the Collegium Musicum Basel.
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  • C.M. von Weber: Oberon Ouvertüre
  • B. Bartók: Hungarian Pictures, Suite
  • P.I. Tschaikowsky: Violin concerto, I. Allegro moderato
  • J. Brahms: Symphony No. 4, I. Allegro non troppo
  • P.I. Tschaikowsky: Symphony No. 5, II. Andante cantabile
  • A. Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 (From the New World), IV. Finale. Allegro con fuoco
  • A. Dvorák: Slavonic Dance No. 8, G minor (encore)

Program is subject to change!

Terms & Conditions

Kosten/Fees: 1.500 Euro

Fees include:

  • Approx. 150 minutes of podium time with orchestra
  • Intense individual support in a group of only 6 participants
  • Class teaching, piano rhearsals with soloist
  • Video reviews, feedback by orchestra members
  • Performance at final concert
  • A common welcome dinner
  • Administration fee

Please note:

  • A first payment of 200 Euro must be credited to the organizer’s bank account within 14 days after confirmed participation. Otherwise the registration expires.
  • This payment will be detracted from the overall amount.
  • It is not to be refunded in case of later withdrawal.
  • Course fees are payable in full by 30. July 2024 at the latest.
  • The organizer assumes no liability for losses or damages to personal belongings.


  • Your application contains a photograph and CV with details concerning education, musical development, former masterclasses, latest concert repertoire and www links to video excerpts of various styles, where you as conductor are shown from the front.
  • Please send these files along with your filled and signed →application form via email to:
  • Application deadline: 20. May 2024
  • The announcement of active participants will be in June 2024


  • You may apply for overnight stay free of charge at local host families.
  • As the number of private accommodations is limited, there is no guarantee for this option.
  • Alternatively you may book accommodations at own initiative and expense. More information →www.radolfzell.tourism

Dates & Contact

  • Application deadline: 20. May 2024 →application form
  • Announcement of active participants: June 2024
  • Arrival: Monday | 9. September 2024 | preferably by 5 p.m.
  • Rehearsals take place patly in Radolfzell and partly in Konstanz
  • Final concert: Saturday | 14. September | 6 p.m.
  • Departure: Sunday | 15. September


Musikschule Radolfzell
Guettinger Strasse 19
78315 Radolfzell | Germany
Tel. +49 (0) 7732 – 81 396