Malta Classical Music Academy will run from 17 April to 11 May, and will coincide with the 10th year anniversary edition of the InClassica Malta International Music Festival, providing a fantastic opportunity to young musicians and offering world-class musical education in the heart of the Mediterranean.
For over three weeks the Academy will be inviting esteemed classical music professors from all over the world to Malta for a series of masterclasses, during which time students will have the opportunity to work on their musical skills in the sunny, friendly and creatively stimulating environment that Malta has to offer. Masterclasses in the schools of wind, strings, piano and vocal studies will be led by giants of the classical music world including Ana Chumachenco (Italy), Bernd Goetzke (Germany), Boris Kuschnir (Austria), Daniel Hope (UK), Dmitri Alexeev (UK), Grigory Gruzman (Germany), Maxim Vengerov (Monaco), Michel Beroff (France), Mikhail Khokhlov (Russia), Pavel Gililov (Germany/ Austria), Peter Donohoe (UK), Zakhar Bron (Germany/ Switzerland), to name a few.
The MCMA will host a series of lunchtime concerts featuring students of the Academy performing alongside well-known visiting musicians and Young Classical Music Stars. The Academy will also include collaborations with professional international orchestras who will perform during the day at some of Malta’s most prestigious venues. Symphony and chamber orchestras will invite select Academy students to join them as they perform programmes of works by prominent classical and contemporary European composers.
In addition to the performance masterclasses available, the Academy will also hold presentations open to the general public, led by guest artists performing as part of InClasica Festival. These discussions will cover a range of topics including approaches to performance, theory and repertoire.
All students of the Academy will enjoy access to the entire InClassica programme of 25 concerts as well as receiving a diploma of completion at the end of the course.