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Masteclass 2022

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On a yearly basis, the renowned Zemtsov family organizes their unique masterclass for viola students and advanced amateur players from all over the world. The masterclass will take place from the 28th of February until the 6th of March in the beautiful Bovendonk Conference Center in Hoeven, Netherlands. www.bovendonk.nl 

For the schedule of the masterclass scroll down to the bottom of this page.

Our honorary guest teachers will be the highly acclaimed Michael Kugel, one of the world´s greatest viola virtuosos. 
 

Masterclass teachers are Mikhail,  Alexander and Dana Zemtsov, Julia Dinerstein.


In addition, Nadia David will provide Feldenkrais lessons, and Jan-Paul Tavenier will provide Baroque repertoire lessons.  
 

Participants will receive lessons in person from all teachers and are encouraged to assist in each other´s lessons for further inspiration and learning. 
Finally, there will be several opportunities for students to give concerts, accompanied by a top pianist Sofia Vasheruk.

CHAMBER MUSIC

Students will be coached by Zemtsov Viola Quartet and will perform together with the quartet at the Masterclass Final Concert on 6 of March.

SOLOIST COMPETITION 
 
This year we will organize a Soloist Competition. The winner will perform Trauermusik by P. Hindemith with the Zemtsov Masterclass Viola  Orchestra on the Final Concert of the Masterclass on Sunday 6th of March at 15:00 in Bovendonk. 
 
ZEMTSOV MASTERCLASS VIOLA ORCHESTRA 
 
All the participants will be asked to play in the Viola Orchestra led by Mikhail Zemtsov which will rehearse one hour every day and perform on the Final Concert on Sunday March 6th at 15:00. 
 

CONCERT  PROGRAM, Chapel of Bovendonk

 1/3  20:00 Student Concert 1

 2/3  20:00  Student Concert 2

 3/3  20:00 Soloist Competition

 4/3  20:00  Student Concert 3

Sat. 5/3 20:00 Masterclass Students Final Concert (open to 

the external public)

Sun 6/3 15:00  FINAL  CONCERT OF THE MASTERCLASS  with Zemtsov Viola Quartet&students and Masterclass Viola Orchestra with M. Zemtsov, conductor (open to the external public)

 

PROGRAM CHAMBER MUSIC

P. Wranitzky  (1756-1908) Cassatio for 5 violas

G. Jacob (1895-1984) Prelude for 8 violas

A. Werkman (b. 1960) 2 Preludes for 8 violas

A. Piazzolla (1921-1992)  (arr. Y. Zemtsov) Milonga del Angel, Muerte del Angel for 4 violas

PROGRAM VIOLA ORCHESTRA

A. Copland (1900-1990) Fanfare for a Common Man

L. van Beethoven (1792-1827)  Allegretto from Symphony n. 7

S. Prokofiev (1891-1953)  Dance of the Nights (from Romeo en Julia) (arrangements by Jose Camacho)

P. Hindemith (1895-1963) Trauermusik (arr. by Max Knigge)

with the winner of the Soloist Competition

A. Khatchaturian (1903-1978)  Sabre Dance

(arr. by Jose Camacho)


 

INFORMATION 

The Masterclass Fee is  €925 Inclusive: 

5 individual lessons

Listening to all the lessons

Piano accompaniment (1,5 hrs of rehearsal per person plus performance at student concerts)

Chamber music coaching by Zemtsov Viola Quartet (several students will be selected)

Participation in Students Concerts

Participation in the Soloist Competition

Participation in Zemtsov Masterclass Viola Orchestra

Free entrance to all the Masterclass concerts

Study-facilities

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner, tea and coffee,

6 nights in hotel Bovendonk – basic 2 person rooms with shared bathrooms. 
 
To sign up, please fill out the application form by clicking on the link. Application Enrollment is final as soon as the application-form is sent to: stichtingzemtsov@gmail.com. Your payment of €925,- plus eventual Feldenkrais and Baroque lessons of €50 each - has to be transferred upon approval of your application to:  NL 24 INGB 0705310256 on the name of M. Zemtsov.  

Cash payment is a possibility, but only if mentioned in advance. It is possible to listen to all masterclass lessons as an auditor, either online or live for €100 including free admission to the all Masterclass lessons and concerts.

Visiting the Masterclass or listening to the lessons online for one day costs €20.

 

The DEADLINE FOR THE APPLICATION is January 15th, 2022 

 ALL LESSONS WILL BE STREAMED. 

GENERAL SCHEDULE of the MASTERCLASS

Monday 28/2

 

From 09:00 Arrival, check in 

10:30 Opening of the Masterclass in the Chapel

11:00-13:00 Individual lessons

13:00 Lunch

14:00-17:00 Individual lessons

17:00-18:30 Viola Orchestra Rehearsal

18:30 Dinner

19:30 - 21:30  Individual lessons, chamber music rehearsals

 

Tuesday 1/3

 

08:00 Breakfast

09:00-13:00 Individual lessons

13:00 Lunch

14:00-17:00 Individual lessons

17:00-18:00 Viola Orchestra Rehearsal

18:00 Dinner

19:00 - Chamber Music Rehearsals

20:00 Students Concert 1 in the Chapel

 

Wednesday 2/3

 

08:00 Breakfast

09:00-13:00 Individual lessons

13:00 Lunch

14:00-17:00 Individual lessons

17:00-18:00 Viola Orchestra Rehearsal

18:00 Dinner

19:00 - Chamber Music Rehearsals

20:00 Students Concert 2 in the Chapel 

 

Thursday 3/3

 

08:00 Breakfast

09:00-13:00 Individual lessons

13:00 Lunch

14:00-17:00 Individual lessons

17:00-18:00 Viola Orchestra Rehearsal

18:00 Dinner

19:00 - Chamber Music Rehearsals

20:00 Soloist Competition in the Chapel

 

Friday 4/3

 

08:00 Breakfast

09:00-13:00 Individual lessons

11:00-13:00 Lessons on Baroque Repertory

13:00 Lunch

14:00-17:00 Individual lessons

14:00-16:00  Lessons on Baroque Repertory

17:00-18:00 Viola Orchestra Rehearsal

18:00 Dinner

19:00 - Chamber Music Rehearsals

20:00 Students Concert 3 in the Chapel

 

Saturday 5/3

 

08:00 Breakfast

09:00-13:00 Individual lessons

13:00 Lunch

14:00-17:00 Individual lessons, Chamber Music rehearsals

17:00-18:00 Viola Orchestra Rehearsal

18:00 Dinner

20:00 Final Student Concert (open to the external public) in the Chapel

 

Sunday  6/3

 

08:00 Breakfast

09:00-12:00 Individual lessons, chamber music rehearsals

12:00 General rehearsal for the Final Concert in the Chapel

13:00 Lunch

15:00 Final Concert, Closing Ceremony, Diploma's

17:00 Checking out the rooms

18:00 Final Dinner

19:00 Departure

 

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