2019 PROGRAMME (all events, unless otherwise stated, in Batell's workshop)
Friday 29 November:
17.00 Workshop Rehearsal Guitar Ensemble Playing I, Conductors Sanna van Elst & Samuel Klemke
Participants play and rehearse in 3 ensemble workshops during the weekend and at the end of the weekend together perform 3 pieces during the Warm-Up-Concert for Carlo Domeniconi's closing concert.
20.00 Concert Klemke Guitar Duo
Guitar duo from Weimar playing at the highest level.
Saturday 30 November:
9.00 Masterclasses by Samuel Klemke and Laura Klemke
10.30 Lecture Michael Batell 'The guitar'
A lecture and Q and A about guitar construnction, guitar maintenance, repair, strings, action, playability.
Feel free to interupt and ask your questions related to these subjects.
11.30 Concert Antonio Mascolo
Italian virtuoso in concert.
13.30 Children's Concert by Duo NIHZ
A short entertaining theatre-concert for children in the age 6 to 99.
15.00 Workshop Duo NIHZ: 'Breathing in Music and Stage Presence'
A workshop about the often overlooked subject of the importance of breathing in the right way when you play the guitar. Do you breath in the right way? How can you improve your breathing? What are good tips for practicing this? And how do I control my nerves and breathing on the stage? How can I make myself more comfprtable while performing? This workshops addresses these subjects.
17.00 Workshop Rehearsal Guitar Ensemble Playing II, Conductors Sanna van Elst & Samuel Klemke
20.00 Concert The Guitar Company
Music by AC/DC, Queen, The Beatles, Nirvana, Muse, The Scorpions and many others arranged for 3 classical guitars. Multimedia like video's and lights are added to the mix.
Sunday 1 December:
9.00 Masterclasses by Samuel Klemke and Bobby Rootveld
11.00 Lecture Thomas Offermann: 'Modern Guitar Technique – Integrative Movement Theory for Guitarists.'
Prof. Thomas Offermann will give a presentation of his new book “Modern Guitar Technique – Integrative Movement Theory for Guitarists”, released this year. The technique is a framework which derives from a knowledge-base drawing on anatomic and physical factors. The lecture will include a short workshop in which he explains the approach in practical terms regarding how things function and which conclusions we should take from this knowledge. (Books will be available for sale by Prof. Offermann.)
13.30 Lecture-Concert by Pia Gazarek Offermann 'Tansman's Passacaglia'
A combination of a concert and lecture in which Pia Gazarek Offermann gives insight into the emotional depth and language of the Passacaglia and about Tansman's life. This in comparison to the Sonata of Antonio José.
15.00 Workshop Rehearsal Guitar Ensemble Playing III, Conductors Sanna van Elst & Samuel Klemke
18.30 Warm-Up-Concert: Guitar Ensemble with Conductors Sanna van Elst & Samuel Klemke
19.00 Lecture Carlo Domeniconi: 'Exploring composing'
A lecture about the new directions of composing that Carlo Domeniconi is exploring. Developments in fugues, sonatas as well as fretless guitars with explanations of new ways to use intervals.
20.00 Concert Carlo Domeniconi & Kahani Yamashita
Living legend Carlo Domeniconi closes the seminar with a concert with hiw own compositions.
Before the pause a short solo set and after the pause the 12 Invenzioni for two guitars together with Kanahi Yamashita.