Master classes with Leif Ove Andsnes and Christian Ihle Hadland, 3-10 September, 2017.

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

Leif Ove Andsnes and Christian Ihle Hadland

Dates: 3-10 September, 2017

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 starts in the morning of 3 September and ends with a closing concert in the evening of the 10 September.

Limitation of participants is 10.


The students are expected to bring their own music for the course.


The teaching is timetabled in the main hall, Pentagon at the Reksten Collections. All master classes will be open to public audience.


Leif Ove Andsnes and Christian Ihle Hadland will during the course held lectures about Rachmaninov piano concerto no 4 and Bach Goldberg Variations.


There will be arranged two public concerts with the participants, one at the Reksten Collections and one in the University Aula in the Bergen city center.


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


Breakfast and lunch are based on self catering in our kitchen, which is fully equipped. Dinners 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 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:   21 July, 2017 (extended from 15 July)

Within the 6 August, the applicants will be informed if they have been accepted for the master class.

Apply here


Relevant links:

Reksten Collections

University Aula


For further information about the master classes, please contact:

Project manager Laila Nordø: mobile +47 930 048 32,


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The master classes are arranged in collaboration with the University of Bergen.


Thanks to our supporters:

Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation (main sponsor)

Talent Norway

Bergen Municipality

Hordaland County