Masterclasses with Leif Ove Andsnes, Bertrand Chamayou and Håvard Gimse, 27 -31 May, 2024

Prof. Jiri Hlinka Piano Academy, in collaboration with the Bergen International Festival, has the pleasure of inviting to piano master classes with:

Håvard Gimse, Bertrand Chamayou and Leif Ove Andsnes

Dates: 27 – 31 May, 2024

Location: Rasmussen Samlingene


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

The participants will receive 5 classes each of 60/45 minutes duration. The classes starts in the morning 27th of May and ends wit a concert in the evening 31st of May

Limitation of participants is 5


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


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


There will be arranged one public concert on the last day of the masterclasses, 31 of May, in the concert hall of the Grieg Museum.


Accommodation and meals are offered at the Rasmussen Samlingene, and are included in the participation fee.


At the Rasmussen Samlingene you are free to practice on 11 good quality pianos and grand pianos placed in various rooms.

Fees and application

Participation fee:

NOK 4000,-.

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.)

Application deadline:  10 April, 2024


Apply here


For further information about the master classes, please contact:

Manager Laila Nordø: mobile +47 930 048 32,

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Thanks to our collaboration partners and supporters:

Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation 

Talent Norway

The Savings Bank Foundation DNB

Trucknor AS

Hilmar Reksten Foundation

Bergen Municipality

Vestland County