Kronberg Academy

In Association with Larsen Strings

 

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Kronberg Academy. 16 – 23 June. Violin Masterclasses & Concerts

This summit meeting of violinists is a public teaching and learning event. Five violin luminaries spend one week teaching violin students, who travel to Kronberg from all over the world. Anyone who listens in on the public tuition sessions can see and hear how many ways there are to get closer to music.

Each of these lessons is a fount of really special moments that draw us close to the young musicians and music. Absolute mastery is displayed in the concerts given by the teachers, outstanding young musicians, Kronberg Academy alumni and famous guests. A violin makers’ exhibition is part of the varied supporting programme with its focus on the violin.

Kronberg Academy.

Violin Masterclasses & Concerts
Prof. Mauricio Fuks & Dr.-Ing Thomas Zwieg

WHAT INFLUENCES THE RESPONSE, VOLUME AND TIMBRE OF MY INSTRUMENT? 
Prof. Mauricio Fuks, Indiana University & Dr.-Ing Thomas Zwieg, Larsen Strings A/S

Wed 19th June. 14.30 – 15.30. Stadthalle, Kronberg. Admission Free.

Mastering the technical challenges and an authentic musical expression are the keys to the successful performance of a composition.

To achieve these things, the instrument needs to respond easily and produce a rich variety of harmonic colour. Insights into how instruments, strings, bows and bowing techniques interact with one another, and into what can be done to influence qualities such as response, articulation, volume and tone.

Lecture in English.

 

Kronberg Academy

‘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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