C. Bechstein Centrum
About the Academy
The Schlossakademie opened its doors in 2018 with the first International Music Festival "Schlossfestspiele Hohenpriessnitz". An innovative format includes different types of music education under the same roof. Each masterclass participant gets unique and very special experience.
Internationally renown pedagogues in violin, cello, piano, composition and orchestral conducting share their secrets of instrumental playing, which they have discovered and perfected during many years of practice.
Our students perform at the concerts along with the professors, presenting a rich and versatile program at a high international level for sophisticated european audience.
We are proud to have excellent internationally renowned professors and concert musicians teaching in our academy. Upcoming master courses will be lead by prof. Lynn Harrell, prof. Boris Kuschnir, prof. Frans Helmerson, prof. Viktor Tretiakov, prof. Pavel Vernikov; such instrumental ensembles as Borodin Quartet, Kopelman Quartet, Quartetto di Cremona and many more.
Starting in 2020, our masterclasses are available in 4 locations: Schloss Hohenpriessnitz nearby Leipzig, Siemens-Villa in Berlin, C. Bechstein Centrum in Hamburg and National Museum of Liechtenstein.