8th International Violin Making Competition 2018

Program

In the year 2018, there is again a comprehensive programme to the international violin making competition. Look forward to the following events:

  • Friday, 18.05.2018

7:00 pm official opening concert of the 8th International Violin Making Competition Mittenwald 2018
Karwendel Quartet Sven Stucke, Xi Wang, Liyuan Liu and Peter Hörr
Concert Hall of the Violin Making School
Admission 15 euros

  • Sunday, 20.05.2018

11:00 am Guest concert as part of the town park concerts in the Puit Park
admission free

8:00 pm Concert for Baroque violin, organ and oboe
with Prof. Michael Eberth, Angelika Radowitz and Theona Gubba-Chkheidze
Parish church of St. Peter and Paul
Admission 15 euros / concessions 8 euros

  • Monday, 21.05.20018 (Whitsun Monday)

7:00 pm Violoncello solo of the 18th and 20th century
Solo concert by the chairman of the music jury, Professor Kerstin Feltz
Kerstin Feltz, International Bach, Casals and Tchaikovsky Prize Winner, will perform works by J.S. Bach, Max Reger and Gaspar Cassadó. The artist has been working at the Kunstuniversität Graz for 25 years and gives entertaining introductions to the music she performs. A lasting experience not only for experienced concert listeners.
Violin making Museum Mittenwald
Admission 10 euros

  • Tuesday, 22.05.2018

10:30 am Guided tour of the historic town center
Meeting point: Tourist Information Mittenwald

2:00 pm Violin master builder Rainer W. Leonhardt workshop visit
Mühlenweg 53
admission free

5:00 pm Live demonstration of the adjustable carbon sound post Anima Nova with the inventor Pál Molnár
Violin making museum
free admission

8.30 pm Violoncello recital by Gautier Capuçon
Grieg, Dvorák, Tchaikovsky, Ducros
Masterclass opening concert in cooperation with the Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris
Schloss Elmau concert hall reduced admission: Adult 30 Euro, pupils + students 10 Euro

  • Wednesday, 23.05.2018

11:00 open masterclass with Gautier Capuçon
Schloss Elmau concert hall
Free admission

2:00 pm workshop visit Tonholz Heinz Kreuzer
Husselmühle 3
admission free

20:30 Concert of the master students of Gautier Capuçon
Schloss Elmau concert hall
reduced admission: adult 30 euros, pupils + students 10 euros

  • Thursday, 24.05.2018

10:00 am Lüftlmalerei (wall paintings) tour through the historic center
Meeting point: Tourist Information Mittenwald

11:00 open masterclass with Gautier Capuçon
Schloss Elmau concert hall
Free admission

5:00 pm Lecture by Müller BBM Mr. Marcus Blome Influence of room acoustics on the sound of an instrument
From the concert hall to the perfect space for the presentation of a new violin
Violin making school concert hall

20:30 Concert of the master students of Gautier Capuçon
Schloss Elmau concert hall
reduced admission: adult 30 euros, pupils + students 10 euros

  • Friday, 25.05.2018

11:00 am Public sound test of the participating instruments by the jurors
Concert hall of the violin making school
admission free

14:00 Show workshop: here you can watch a violin maker at work
Violin making museum
Admission: museum entrance 4,50 € / children 2,00 €

20:30 Final concert of the master students of Gautier Capuçon
Schloss Elmau concert hall
reduced admission: adult 30 euros, pupils + students 10 euros

  • Saturday, 26.05.2018

5:00 pm Festive closing concert of the 8th International Violin Making Competition on the award-winning instruments by the jurors of the competition
TSV Event Hall Mittenwald
Admission: Adults 15 Euro Pupil 7 Euro

6:00 pm Ceremonial award ceremony of the 8th International Violin Making Competition
TSV Event Hall Mittenwald

8:00 pm Opening of the Instrument Exhibition
Elementary and Middle School Mittenwald

  • Sunday, 27.05.2018

11:00 am Guest concert as part town park concerts in the Puit Park
admission free

  • Sunday, 27.05. – 02.06.2018

Exhibition of participating instruments and bow
Elementary and Middle School Mittenwald
Opening hours: daily 10:00 – 18:00 Saturday 02.06. until 12:00 o’clock

  • Monday, 28.05.2018

10:30 am Guided tour of the historic town center
Meeting point: Tourist Information Mittenwald

2:00 pm Workshop visit Violin maker Anton Maller
Obermarkt 2
admission free

  • Tuesday, 29.05.2018

10:00 am Guided tour of the Mittenwald
Violinmaking Museum
Admission Adults 4.50 € Children 2.00 €

8:00 pm Concert of the music band Mittenwald in the town park Puit Mittenwald
admission free

  • Wednesday, 30.05.2018

2:00 pm Theme tour „Baroque Violin Making“
Violin making Museum Mittenwald
Admission: adults 4,50 € / children 2,00 €

6:00 pm Workshop visit Violin maker Anton Sprenger
Im Gries 10
admission free

  • Thursday, 31.05.2018 (Corpus Christi)

8:00 am Festive celebration service followed by Corpus Christi procession through the historic center
Catholic parish church of St. Peter and Paul Mittenwald

  • Friday, 01.06.2018

10:00 am Lüftlmalerei (wall paintings) tour through the historic town center
Meeting point: Tourist-Information Mittenwald
11:30 am Workshop visit Violin maker Anton Maller Obermarkt 2
admission free

2:00 pm Show Workshop: Here you can watch a violin maker at work.
Violin making Museum Mittenwald
Admission: museum entrance 4,50 € / children 2,00 €

5:00 pm Cultural-historical lecture by master violin maker Anton Sprenger. Facts and Myths: Violin making in Mittenwald from 1685 to 1930
Violin making Museum Mittenwald
Free admission

6:30 pm Geigenbauer Stammtisch (Regulars table) with musical accompaniment by the Moar Buam
Take advantage of the last evening of the competition to socialize with local violin makers, participants or music lovers in a friendly atmosphere.
Gasthof Stern

  • Saturday; 02.06.2018

11:00 am Large flea market for musicians and violin makers with
„Open Day“ master violin maker Rainer Leonhardt workshop and lumber yard in the
Mühlenweg 53

  • Sunday, 03.06.2018

6:00 pm Classical Concert „The Symphony of Life“
The Kulturverein Mittenwald invites soprano Eva Lind, ECHO classical prize winner Prof. Claudius Tanski of the Mozarteum Salzburg (piano), Sophie Trobos (violin), Iris Maaß (flute), Johanna Gossner (clarinet) and Nikolaus Perrelli (violoncello) to a great lyrical concert
in the concert hall of the Violin Making School
Admission: 15, – Euro

 

Information about bookings and ticket sales can be obtained at the Tourist Information Mittenwald