Ulrich Windfuhr


Studies in Cologne with Günter Ludwig (Piano), Volker Wangenheim (Conducting), Amadeus Quartet (Chamber Music). Conducting courses with Roshdestvensky, Giulini and Bernstein. Conductor of operas and concerts worldwide. Professor of Conducting and Orchestra Direction in Hamburg since 2013.

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This information is from 2018. Info about 2019 soon.

“The Art of the Accompaniment”

International Conducting Course from September 9 at 17h until September 16, 2018 with Ulrich Windfuhr and Symphoniker Hamburg.

Closing concert September 16, 2018 in the Forum of the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg with prizewinners of the String Competition of the Summer School of the International Mendelssohn Festival.

Submission of video recordings of two works from different periods is required. Eight conductors will be admitted.

Passive participants will be admitted.


P. I. Tschaikowski (1840-1893)
Variations on a Rococo Theme op. 33 for cello and orchestra

Jacques Ibert (1890-1962)
Concertino da camera for saxophone and 11 instruments

W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat major, K.271

Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Concerto for violin and Orchester E minor op. 64 (1844)

It is also possible to work on other works.