23 July – 2 August 2020

“An international project aimed at teaching and disseminating chamber music as a tool for intercultural and intergenerational dialogue.”

For whom is this course intended: young string players, with at least four years training from the age of 10-24 ; and pre-formed groups (such as string quartet) for whom a special programme can be devised at request.

DURATION: the course starts on July 23th and ends on August 2nd 2020. The lessons will take place from the 23rd of July at 4 pm to the final concert on the 1st of August at 9 pm. The fee includes the dinner and the night of the 23rd of July, the night of the 1st of August and the breakfast of the 2nd of August.

FEES: the course fee of 990,00€ + 50,00€ Membership Fee) includes  all tuition as well as full board and lodgings, use of library and didactic material, insurance and transport to and from the concert venues.

CONCERTS: teachers, special guests and students also take part in the concert series “Encounters with Chamber Music”. Every year special locations are chosen.


lessons: everyday each pupil receives 6 hours of coaching; three quartet sessions or other chamber formations (75 min each), plus string orchestra plus individual practice.

guest of honor: Isabel Charisius 

complementary training activities: lessons dedicated to posture and movement are also included in the program.

other activities: the students are invited to take  part in daily sporting activities in the open air.  And also… evening traditional music sessions, a chance to practice your language skills in english/french/german/italian… and an enriching exchange of knowledge and culture that makes this Course a unique human and artistic experience.

LOCATION: in the marvellous Residential Centre of Pracatinat (Fenestrelle – Turin) in the Natural Park Orsiera-Rocciavré

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