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The Associazione Settimane Musicali di Stresa - Festival Internazionale is organising the




The Masterclass will be given by Maestro Enrico Dindo with the participation of a pianist. A maximum 6 active students, of all nationalities and ages, will be admitted. The course will be opened also to a group of listener students.
Lessons will be held in Stresa (VB) from 24th to 26th August 2007.
The active students who will gain the highest distinction will perform in a concert on 27th August in the context of the 46th edition of the Stresa Festival.
Furthermore, one of them will be chosen to perform, on 1st September 2007, a new composition for cello solo, elaborated during STRESA Earlab with the supervision of Maestro Luca Francesconi.
All accommodation expenses from 27th August to 1st September will be paid by the Organisation.

Application forms must be sent to the Segreteria of the Associazione Settimane Musicali di Stresa, Via Carducci, 38 - 28838 Stresa (VB) - Italy, by and no later than 31st May 2007 including the following data:
  • first name and surname
  • place and date of birth
  • nationality
  • two recent photographs
  • home address, telephone number, e-mail address
  • curriculum vitae in English or Italian language
  • receipt of the payment of € 50,00 (fifty/00), enrolment fee, which can be made on postal account no. IT64D0760110100000017243288 or by national or international postal order.

Candidates can send, to their own personal discretion, documents which prove their qualifications (certificates of participation in masterclasses and competitions; letters of reference by important musicians; tapes and videos testifying their experience).

The enrolment fee will be refunded only in the event the Course will not take place.

The 6 selected candidates will be notified by 15th June 2007 and will receive copy of the new composition for cello solo by 1st August 2007.

The active students will pay € 300,00 (three hundred/00). The listener students will pay € 100,00 (one hundred/00). Travelling and accommodation expenses must be paid by the student. Special conditions for hotel accommodation are foreseen.

The Course programme will be: Interpretation and performing of the Sonatas for Cello and Piano by Ludwig van Beethoven (op. 5 no. 1 and no. 2; op. 69; op. 102 no. 1 and no. 2).