Kronberg AcademyIn Association with Larsen Strings
Kronberg Academy Partner
Kronberg Academy. 23 – 30 September. Cello Generations.
‘Discover the rich culture of cello playing: every two years in autumn, Kronberg becomes the “World capital of the cello” (Mstislav Rostropovich) when four renowned cellists gather to teach students from across the globe.
Four cello schools in one place: public tuition sessions by outstanding teachers are a wonderful opportunity to learn a lot about the cello and music. With Frans Helmerson, Gary Hoffman, Jens Peter Maintz and Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt.’
How Can I Optimise My Instrument?
Dr. Ing. Thomas Zwieg, Product Development Manager at Larsen Strings A/S with Tobias Krutz, violinmaker and cellist.
Thu 27 September. 14.30 – 15.30. Stadthalle Kronberg
Dr. Ing. Thomas Zwieg and the violinmaker and cellist Tobias Krutz will explain and demonstrate how musicians can optimise the tonal quality and playability of their instruments: What difference do strings make? What impact does the bridge have? What influence does the soundpost have?
Photo: Thomas Zwieg/Photo: T. Krutz/Cellist Photo: Dan Hannen
‘We believe in the inspirational, transforming power of classical music and have set ourselves the task of keeping this universal cultural asset alive for future generations while maintaining the highest artistic standards.’
Larsen Strings is pleased to be a Kronberg Academy Master Partner. Kronberg im Taunus, Germany, for the education and support of highly gifted young violinists, violists and especially cellists. Studies are supported by a biennial Cello Festival and the International Pablo Casals Cello Competition. Mstislav Rostropovich was a patron from its foundation until his death.
The Kronberg Academy is a training center and inspiration for musicians of all generations. It brings together exceptionally gifted young violinists, violists and cellists with the great artists of our time to share their experiences, ideas and values with them and to help them mature into artists.
It creates a place where musical values are lived, musical ideas ignite, a new generation of musical pioneers grows up and we can experience classical music in all its power and beauty up close.
Find Out More
To find out more about the Academy please visit: https://www.kronbergacademy.de/
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