Salvi harp masterclass in Colombia


The Salvi Foundation has just announced the 14th edition of its annual Cátedra Salvi de Arpa, hosted by the National University of Colombia, in Bogotá. The Cátedra is a one-week program for Latin American harpists which provides the opportunity to come together and learn from international artists. Having headed the program since its inception, Emmanuel Ceysson – principal harpist of the New York Metropolitan Opera – will return this year and give a series of masterclasses. In addition to masterclasses, the program also includes daily harp ensemble activities, a harp exposition, the opportunity to compete in a mock orchestra audition, and a final recital.

Application period
July 1 – August 12, 2016

Dates of the program
August 28 – September 3, 2016

Required repertoire for the orchestral audition competition
Beginner level (1-3 years of study)

  1. “Andrea Chènier” de U. Giordano: Petit Solo.
  2. “Concierto para violín No.1” de B. Bartok: Comienzo. 3. “Bohème” partes seleccionadas.

Intermediate level (4-6 years of study)

  1. “Cascanueces” P. I. Tchaikovsky Cadencia del Vals de las flores.
  2. “Sinfonía Fantástica” H. Berlioz. Desde el comienzo hasta el compás 77.
  3. “Tristán e Isolda” R. Wagner: La muerte de Isolda.

Advanced level (7-9 years of study)

  1. “Tannhauser” R. Wagner. Acto 1.
  2. “Lucia de Lamermoor” G. Donizetti. Act 1. Scene 2. Scena e Cavatina.
  3. “Manon Lescaut” G. Puccini. Aria: “Oh, Saro la più bella”

For more information visit the Salvi Foundation website.


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