Are you ready for Young Hearts for Music Tour 2018?

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Every summer EMCY organises its own chamber music tour through South-East Bavaria and Austria with highly talented young prize winners of its member competitions – Young Hearts for Music Tour!

In 2018 the Young Hearts for Music Tour is special, because is part of the European project GIVE MUSIC A FUTURE, co-funded by Creative Europe.

The tour begins with a multi-day workshop at the Landesmusischule Kufstein, giving the young musicians the possibility to get to know each other, to learn tips about audience communication and to practice the repertoire with an instructor. The workshop is follow by several concerts in Austria (Kufstein, Traun and Bad Ischl) and in Germany (Eggenfelden and Burghausen). Edith Wregg will lead the workshop for audience development and the chamber music instructor will be Martin Yavryan,

This year 4 young musicians from Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Slovakia will play the tour:

Susana Gómez Vázquez, piano, winner of Concurso Permanente de Juventudes Musicales de España;

Samuel Hirsch, violin, winner of  SJMW CLASSICA;

Sophie Pardatscher, clarinet, winner of  Österreichische Jugendmusikwettbewerbe Prima la Musica;

Juraj Škoda, cello, winner of Talents for Europe.

Their programme featured works of J. S. Bach, A. Ginastera, E. Ysaÿe I. Stravinsky, B. Martinů, G. Miluccio and O. Messiaen.


 Concert details

Wednesday, 6  June, 2018| Landesmusikschule

Krankenhausgasse 16 – 86911 Kufstein | 11:00 & 19:30

Thursday, 7 June, 2018| Kulturpark Traun GmbH

Schlossstraße 8A-4050 Traun | 12:00 & 19:00

Friday, 8 June, 2018 | Trinkhalle Bad Ischl

Auböckplatz 5 – 4820 Bad Ischl | 19:30

Saturday, 9 June, 2018| Musikschule Eggenfelden / Fischplatz

Hofmark Gern 29, D-84307 / Fischplatz  | 18:00

Monday, 11 June, 2018| Kurfürst Maximilian Gymnasium

Kanzelmüllerstraße 90 1/2, 84489 Burghausen  | 11:30


GIVE MUSIC A FUTURE is a cooperation project co-funded by the culture program Creative Europe of the European Union. It counts 8 partners of 7 different countries: United Kingdom, Netherlands, Turkey, Lithuania, Spain, Luxembourg and Germany. GIVE MUSIC A FUTURE wants to promote young European musicians with performances in 7 countries, providing them with the essential skills to engage with different audiences all over Europe. They will leave the concert halls and take the music to places where you and I meet. GIVE MUSIC A FUTURE will turn youth music competitions into an interactive experience of art.

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