Upcoming! Master classes with Andsnes, Papadopoulos and Gimse, 21-28 January, 2018

Prof. Jiri Hlinka Piano Academy has the pleasure of inviting to piano master classes with,

Leif Ove Andsnes, Marios Papadopoulos and Håvard Gimse

Dates: 21-28 January, 2018

Location: Reksten Collections, Bergen, Norway


The classes are open for students and young established pianists at the highest level.

The participants will receive at least 4 classes each of approx. 60 minutes duration. The classes start in the morning of 22 January and ends at noon on the 28 January.

Limitation of participants is 10.


The students are expected to bring their own printed sheet music for the course. The repertory should be ready for performance


The teaching is timetabled in the main hall, Pentagon, at the Reksten Collections. The participants are encouraged to attend their fellow students’ individual lessons, in order to learn through listening and observing. All master classes will be open to public audience.


There will be arranged two public concerts with the participants. Venues to be confirmed.


Accommodation is offered at the Reksten Collections and is included in the participation fee.


Breakfast are based on self catering in our kitchen, which is fully equipped. Lunch and dinner are included in the participation fee and will be provided by the academy. 


At the Reksten Collections you are free to practice in various rooms and on 11 good quality pianos and grand pianos.

Fees and application

Participation fee:

NOK 4000,- (inclusive accommodation, lunch and dinners)

To be submitted upon receipt of invoice and one week after acceptance of participation.

The application has to be enclosed the following information:

1) Application form (electronical application form to be found underneath)

2) CV

3) Repertory/program

4) Links to a video of 10-15 minutes duration, containing 2 pieces. (To be posted on You Tube, SoundCloud etc. or sent by a file sending service or as a DVD by ordinary mail).

Application deadline: 10 December, 2017

Within the 22 December, the applicants will be informed if they have been accepted for the master class.

Apply here


Relevant links:

Reksten Collections http://rekstensamlingene.com/

For further information about the master classes, please feel free to contact:

Manager Laila Nordø: mobile +47 930 048 32, email:laila.nordoe@rekstensamlingene.no

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