Course | Conducting | Orchestra Performance
"You are the leader that is serving to the next leader"
Interview, Rehearsals, and Concert
How do you manage to be a leader of a section and orchestra? This course aims to help students learn what it means to play together in an orchestra, how to become a leader, and how to overcome insecurity. The Lead is a project established with the Teachers and orchestra members of the HeMu Lausanne. Three Conducting Masterclasses developed as a complete Performing Project by Jukka-Pekka Saraste, presented in collaboration with Naxos, our partner for media content.
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Three Masterclasses, one concert, and one interview
Orchestra Performing Masterclasses - Beethoven and Sibelius with Jukka-Pekka Saraste and the HeMu Orchestra
- it's fun to play in an orchestra
- what are the possibilities in communication within an orchestra
- how to make the music and leading part work
- connect to other group leaders
- where is the moment within the music that leaders have to take their role
- building conscience about the awareness and the flexibility you must possess to understand what is going on around you
- Have the freedom to adjust to different situations that occurs within an orchestra
- Visually observing others make contact
Follow this project's development and see the concert's successful outcome!
Conductor Jukka-Pekka Saraste has established himself as one of the outstanding conductors of his generation, demonstrating remarkable musical depth and integrity. Born in Heinola, Finland, he began his career as a violinist before training as a conductor with Jorma Panula at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.
An artist of exceptional versatility and breadth and renowned for his objective approach, he feels a particular affinity with the sound and style of late Romantic music. He maintains a powerful connection to the works of Beethoven, Bruckner, Shostakovich, Stravinsky, and Sibelius and is internationally celebrated for his interpretations of Mahler.
©Dakap, recorded at the HEMU Lausanne.