Matthias Dulack – Conducting

Matthias Dulack – Conducting

Matthias Dulack - Conducting Conducting Course Llandovery Main Course Dutch-born conductor Maëstro Mathis Dulack began as a cellist and pianist. He took up conducting at the Musikhochschule in Vienna where he studied under Otmar Suitner, and later with Celibidache and Franco Ferrara. A finalist in the International Toscanini Conducting Competition in 1986, he kept up his instrumental skills as first cellist with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe (of which he was also a founder member), having the opportunity to play under conductors such as von Karajan, Bernstein, Solti, Maazel and Abbado. During his formative period as a conductor in the early 1990s, Mathis Dulack co-founded and conducted the well-known ensemble Klangforum Wien and was appointed to the Cleveland Orchestra as assistant conductor to Christoph von Dohnanyi. Dulack moved on to conduct several productions at the opera houses in Frankfurt, Darmstadt and Aachen. His involvement in an operatic version of Schoenberg’s song cycle Pierrot Lunaire was a great success at the Salzburg Festival, repeated in New York. From 1999 till 2002 Mathis Dulack was Principal Conductor of the Budapest Chamber Symphony Orchestra and from that point onwards he has appeared with – among other orchestras – the Vienna Kammerorchester, the Vienna Pro Arte Orchestra, the Hungarian Radio Symphony, the Leipzig Gewandhaus, Sofia Philharmonic and the Basel Symphony Orchestra, as well as at Gidon Kremer’s Lockenhaus Festival. In September 2008 Dulack led the Orchestre National de Montpellier in a remarkable première of an elaborated sketch of Wagner by Borstlap at the opening concert of the season. In 2009 Mathis Dulack decided to take a sabbatical for cultural studies and deepening of his repertoire, in combination...
William Godfree – Composition, Theory, Organ, Choir, Piano Jazz.

William Godfree – Composition, Theory, Organ, Choir, Piano Jazz.

William Godfree - Composition, Theory, Organ, Choir, Piano Jazz LMFL Courses: Composition Course, Theory Class, Organ, Choir, Piano Jazz Llandovery Main Course Firenze William was born in London and was a student at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he learned piano and composition. A musician for all seasons he plays cello as well and jazz is also amongst his talents. In 1976, after a period of study at Oxford, he started teaching, and was Head of Music at Highfield School in Liphook until the fall 2009 ; He has trained various choirs in the South East, from Twickenham to Haslemere, as well as conducting the Dolmetsch Summer School Choir for some years. When he is not teaching, he pursues a career as a composer, having written music for television, theatre and the concert hall. His ŒFolia Variations¹, commissioned by the organist Christopher Herrick, were premiered in 1985 at the Newbury Festival and broadcast on Radio 3; his Requiem has been sung frequently in London, Paris, Norway and elsewhere. His stage musical ŒInjuns¹, a wild-west re-working of The Tempest, was published in 1994 and was recently revived. He has written several other stage musicals, cantatas for children, 3 suites for school orchestras and the music for the BBC drama series, ‘The Little World of Don Camillo’. His piece for narrator and orchestra, ‘Aladdin and the Magic Lamp’, a Southern Orchestral Concerts Society commission, was premiered in Spring 2002. Last autumn he had an opera and a choral symphony premiered within a fortnight of each other. For relaxation he plays music of the Œ20s and Œ30s with the Add Hock...
Alexander Trostiansky – Violin.

Alexander Trostiansky – Violin.

Alexander Trostiansky - Violin Master Class, One-to-One Tuition Llandovery Pre-course Llandovery Main Course Firenze   Professor at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatoire. Born in Novosibirsk in 1972 in a musical family, Alexander Trostiansky attended the Novosibirsk Conservatory’s Special Music School under M.Liberman direction. He entered the Moscow Conservatory in 1990, where he obtained  his undergraduate degree and undertook doctoral studies with  Professor I.Bochkova. Trostiansky is a winner of several prestigious international competitions. He won the Premio Paganini in Genoa in 1990; was awarded First Prize at the 1996 Centre d’Arts competition in Orford, Canada; and received Prize at the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow in 1998. As the First Violinist of the Davidov Quartet from 1991-93, he was winner at the Rome International Competition, and won Prize as a member of a Duo with Dina Vainshtein at the Franz Schubert and 20th Century Music International Competition, Graz (Austria) each year from 1997-2000. During the 2000-2001 season, he  formed a very successful duo with  harpist Anna Verkholantseva  and, sponsored by the Victor Salvi Foundation, they gave concerts in London (Covent Garden), Italy (Venice) and the USA (San Francisco, Chicago and also in New York, where they played et Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall). A wonderful CD of their recital programme was issued by Egan Records in 2001. As a soloist, Trostiansky has participated in the Moscow Autumn, Musik im Michel, December Evenings (named in honor of S. Richter), and other festivals. He has also appeared in recital and as a soloist with orchestras in Bulgaria, Canada, the Czech Republic, Germany, the United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Poland, Slovenia, Turkey, USA, France, and throughout Russia. Trostiansky...
Madeleine Mitchell – Violin.

Madeleine Mitchell – Violin.

Madeleine Mitchell - Violin LMFL Courses: Master Class, One-to-One Tuition Llandovery Firenze   Professor, Royal College of Music, London. Madeleine Mitchell is one of Britain’s most outstanding violinists and has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in over 40 countries in a wide repertoire. She is also sought after as a teacher, giving master classes worldwide and was a finalist in both the European Women of Achievement Awards and the Creative Briton Awards. She won the Tagore Gold Medal as a scholar at the Royal College of Music where she has been a Professor since 1994. As Fulbright/ITT Fellow gained a master’s degree in New York in 1981 studying with Delay, Weilerstein and Rosenberg at Eastman and Juilliard. Well known for her recitals and imaginative programming, broadcast frequently for TV and radio including Australia , the Far East , Europe and South Africa and frequently for the BBC. She represented Britain in the festival UK in NY with a recital at Lincoln Center and at Sydney Opera House, Seoul Center for the Arts, toured extensively for the British Council, Mitchell’s acclaimed discography, nominated for Grammy and BBC Music Awards includes works written for her by many well-known composers, ‘Violin Songs’, several albums of British music and the widely recommended Messiaen ( Quartet for the End of Time with Joanna McGregor), which they performed at the BBC Proms. In 2014 her recording as soloist with Capella Nova was BBC Choral Recording of the Month. She performed concertos with major orchestras throughout Europe. Highlights include Stravinsky Violin Concerto with the Polish Radio Symphony in the ISCM Masters of C20 music...
Jean-Luc Borsarello – Viola / Violin.

Jean-Luc Borsarello – Viola / Violin.

Jean-Luc Borsarello - Viola / Violin One-to-One Tuition Llandovery Pre- Course Firenze The Borsarello Family: Hugues, Violin – Baptiste, Oboe – Camille, Viola – Jean-Luc, violin – Mathilde, violin – Delphine, Cello – Gauthier, Double bass Born in 1951, Jean-Luc was awarded his first violin prize at the Regional National conservatoire of Toulon at the age of 14 and entered the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris where he won a medal for violin (first class) in June 1968. He then won the first prize for excellence in the Pierre Nérini Competition. In 1982 he was awarded his violin-teaching certificate. CA Jean-Luc has studied under Pierre Nérini, Nell Gotkovsky, Henryk Szeryng and Max Rostal (in Bern). He played first violin in the Regional Orchestra of the Limousin from 1978 to 1986 and from 1980 in the Bernard Thomas Orchestra. He is a member of the Orchestre de chambre de Versailles  and of the Orchestre Lyrique of the Paris Opera. He is leader of the Borsarello String Trio, which has performed in France and abroad (Japan, New Caledonia, Malaysia, Australia, Germany and USA- 2001- ) and realised numerous CDs. In Spring 2002 they were again invited in the States. The Borsarello Trio have in their planning a tour in Québec and in the U.S.A  as well as a tour in China in 2005. Jean-Luc Borsarello is on the permanent staff of the Conservatoire of Montgeron. Since 2004 he teaches along with his brothers Frédéric and Jacques at the CNR of Versailles. A born teacher, he has also given interpretation classes in Japan and at the Flaine Summer Academy. The rich, warm and gentle personality of this man of much great talent...