Artistic General Director of the famed Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires and award-winning Music Director of the Buenos Aires Philharmonic and the Flint Symphony Orchestra in Michigan, will select 8 aspiring conductors and 10 auditors for the intensive two-week program focusing on repertoire for string orchestra. The first week’s activities will be an unprecedented week of remote webinar score analysis led by Maestro Diemecke, followed by one week of rehearsals and concerts in México City by the participants with the Carlos Chávez Orchestra in the Centro Cultural Los Pinos.
NEW DATE: July 1, 2021
August 30 – September 3, 2021
September 6 – 10, 2021
September 12, 2021
In 2021 Maestro Enrique Diemecke will present master classes and workshops for orchestral conductors with the Orquesta Carlos Chávez of the Sistema Nacional de Fomento Musical of México, focusing on string orchestra, repertoire to be announced
Eight aspiring conductors will be selected as Full Participanting conductors in workshops and master clases with two pianos, rehearsals with the orchestra, one dress rehearsal and one public concert in the new Centro Cultural Los Pinos, located in the beautiful, historic Chapultepec Park in México City. (September 6 to September 12, 2021.)
In advance of the workshops and master clases, Maestro Diemecke will prepare the orchestra for one week in sectional rehearsals (August 23 to 29.) The following week he will rehearse the full orchestra and lead them in a concert of the repertoire selected for the master clases (August 30 – September 5.)
The podium time for each Full Participating conductor will be as follows:
Previous to the workshops and master classes in México City, the Full Participanting conductors will receive a 3 hour daily webinar session with Maestro Diemecke (from August 30th to September 3rd), in preparation of the live sessions.
Tuition for Full Participanting conductors includes shared hotel accommodations in a double room, breakfast for 8 days, and local transportation to and from all sessions.
In addition to the 8 Full Participanting conductors, there will be 10 Auditor conductors selected, who will attend all of the sessions with the Full Participating conductors. In addition, Auditor conductors will have two 15 minute sessions with two pianos.
All sessions will be professionally recorded by the organizer and offered to the participants.
The Master Classes and Workshops are open to aspiring conductors of all nationalities. The organizers will advertise internationally for participants. Applicants will submit cvs, letters of reccomendation and video recordings. Participants and auditors will be selected by Maestro Diemecke.
Repertoire for string orchestra to be announced.
Holst St. Paul’s Suite, Op. 29, selections
Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, BWV 1048
Baber Adagio for Strings
Grieg Holberg Suite Op. 40, selections
Borodin Nocturne (arr. Sargent)
Alvarez Metro Chabacano
Mozart Divertimento K. 136
Bartok Rumanian Folk Dances
-Week No. 1, Orchestral sectionals with Maestro Diemecke (August 23 to 29.)
-Week No. 2, Rehearsals and Concert with Maestro Diemecke (August 30 – September 5.)Webinars with the Full Participating conductors (August 30 to September 3).
-Week No. 3, Master Classes, Workshops and Concert (September 6 to 12).
Enrique Arturo Diemecke, Artistic Director and Master Class Director
Isabel Wolf, Admissions and International Affairs
|09:00-12:00||Welcome / Introduction||Workshops / 2 pianos||Workshops / 2 pianos||Workshops / 2 pianos||Workshops / 2 pianos||Feedback||Feedback|
|12:00-14:00||Lunch Break||Lunch Break||Lunch Break||Lunch Break||Lunch Break||Lunch Break / Feedback||Lunch Break / Feedback||Lunch Break / Feedback|
|14:00-17:30||Workshops / 2 pianos||Rehearsal with orchestra||Rehearsal with orchestra||Rehearsal with orchestra||Rehearsal with orchestra||Concert||Closing Ceremony.|