Masterclasses with Silke Avenhaus, Christopher Park and Leif Ove Andsnes, 29 May-8 June, 2022

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

Silke Avenhaus, Christopher Park and Leif Ove Andsnes

Dates: 29 May-8 June, 2022

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 5 classes each of 45 minutes duration. The classes starts in the morning 29th of May and ends in the afternoon 8th of May.

Limitation of participants is 8.


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.


There will be arranged one public concert with the participants on the second last day, 7th of May in the concert hall,  Troldsalen, at the Edvard Grieg Museum, Kode.


Accommodation and meals are offered at the Reksten Collections, and are included in the participation fee.


At the Reksten Collections 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:  22 April, 2022

Apply here

For further information about the master classes, please contact:

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

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Relevant links:

Reksten Collections


Thanks to our supporters:

Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation (main sponsor)

Talent Norway

Norwegian Ministry of Culture

Bergen Municipality

Hordaland County