XENIA CHAMBER MUSIC COURSE
Set up in 1998 by Christine Anderson, Eilis Cranitch, Elizabeth Wilson, in collaboration with Hugh and Tricia Maguire, Adrian Petcu and Macha Yanouchevsky, the XENIA CHAMBER MUSIC COURSE, this year in its 19th year, is an established international course well-knowned for the quality and richness of the music making program and for the care and attention given to all participants.
WELCOME HONORARY PRESIDENT!
2017 has seen a great news: Simon Rowland Jones as the Honorary President of the Xenia Chamber Music Course. The distinguished viola player and chamber musician, Simon Rowland Jones, was a founder member of the Chilingirian string quartet, with which he played for 10 years. Simon is also a gifted composer, well known at our Course as an inspiring teacher and musician. We are honored and excited about his new role!
THE NEW 20th XENIA CHAMBER MUSIC COURSE
21st July – 31st July 2017
Pra Catinat, Turin (Italy)
“An international project aimed at teaching and disseminating chamber music as a tool for intercultural and intergenerational dialogue.”
2017 COURSE NEWS
This year sees a great initiative at the Course with the presence of Stefan Metz as Guest of Honour and a young professional quartet in residence during 5 days of the course. Stefan Metz and the Lyskamm Quartet will stay with us at the Pracatinat Centre where they will study and work assisting and inspiring our students, and hence providing an example of how talented musicians have a professional life.
SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING BOTH XENIA
& CONCORDA COURSES
The Xenia Chamber Music Course at Pracatinat and Concorda course in Kilkenny, Eire have had a long association, not least through their founder members, Hugh Maguire, Adrian Petcu and Tricia Maguire. Many generations of Irish students have come to attend our course, and in addition our students have been able to attend the Concorda course. This association continues today, with André Swanepoel as the representative from Concorda on the staff at Pracatinat.
To enrich our collaboration, we offer in 2016 a special discount 10% for students who attend both the Xenia chamber music and the Concorda courses.