Bucharest Music Institute provides the best experience in Romania with the required resources that helps the aspiring masters of orchestral direction to achieve their goal, to learn how to conduct an orchestra. And much more.
The Bucharest Symphony Orchestra international orchestral conducting masterclasses are led by our principal conductor, Maestro Jin Wang. His proven, qualified skills as conductor and teacher for decades of experience across all continents are ready to be shared with you, our students.
Attending our masterclasses you will learn how to develop the essential technique and proper skills and furthermore, the necessary support for a career in orchestral conducting.
Send in your application today to reserve your spot on the stage.
The China-born Austrian conductor Jin Wang belongs to the most distinguished artists of the present. Winner of 8 leading international competitions in Europe, among them „Prague Spring” in Czech Republic (Rafael Kubelik), „Malko” in Copenhagen and „Toscanini” in Parma, Italy etc. Where he appears regularly, he often induces sold-out concerts, enthusiasm with audience, standing ovations and highest recognition by newspapers.
Jin Wang attended orchestral conducting classes at the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music and at the Vienna Music University, with Karl Österreicher, Leopold Hager, Zubin Mehta and Leonard Bernstein. Former assistant of Peter Eötvös and Vaclav Neumann.
Maestro Wang worked with over 100 orchestras, among them are the Oslo Philharmonic (STRAUSS „A Hero’s Life”, STRAVINSKY „Petrouchka”), the Swedish National Orchestra Gothenborg („Vienna 1900” Festival, MAHLER Symphonies, SCHÖNBERG „Erwartung”), the Swedish National Radio Symphonic (Chief Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen), the Helsinki Philharmonic, the Radio Symphonic Berlin (RIAS), the Prague Radio Symphony (Asia tour…), the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Toscanini Orchestra in Italy etc.
In Asia he was guest of many top-orchestras, such as the „Yomiuri” Symphonic Orchestra in Tokyo, the Seoul Philharmonic, the Singapore Symphonic, the Taiwan National Symphonic, the China Philharmonic in Beijing etc. He conducted the Europe-tour of the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra and he organized several orchestra tours to China.
Jin Wang masters a huge symphonic repertoire, always fascinating the audience by his charisma and his multiple stylistic knowledge, combined with finest technical ability to transfer the inner meaning of music.
Jin Wang was guest at many major houses in Europe and China. He was a regular guest at the Finnish National Opera with MOZART operas („Così fan tutte”, „Figaro”…), the Malmö Opera and at the Komische Oper Berlin.
As principal conductor of the Komische Oper Berlin for 3 seasons he conducted a wide range of repertoire and premieres. He worked with world-famous stage directors as Willy Dekker and Peter Konwitschny.
He is the 1st China-born conductor who became General Music Director (GMD) in Germany: At the Würzburg Opera he guided the orchestra to maximum artistic performance and evoked enthusiasm with audience and newspapers. Novel cooperation projects, such as Gustav MAHLER II Symphony “Resurrection in cooperation with the Music Academy of Würzburg, Anton BRUCKNER IXth Symphony at the Dome Church, in cooperation with the Music Academy and the Dome Music of Würzburg, WAGNER “The Ring at 1 Night” and WAGNER Gala Concert – with singing soloists from Bayreuth, both in cooperation with the WAGNER Society of Würzburg and a concert-tour to the Berlin Philharmonic Hall attracted over-local attention and created unforgettable moments for the audience.
Jin Wang is also the 1st Asian-born conductor who was awarded Professor for Conduct and Orchestra Education in Europe (Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm). He worked as a Guest Professor at the Music Universities in Gothenburg and Stockholm etc. and is invited as a Jury member to renowned competitions, such as “Gregorz Fitelberg” in Poland and “Jorma Panula” in Finland. His most successful students were Tomas Netopil, Josep Caballe and Eivind Gulberg-Jensen.
Established in 2007, theBucharest Symphony Orchestra represents a first class Romanian ensemble.
It was founded by three ambitious musicians, and features the most valuable artists musicians in Romania. Wishing to offer music lovers the opportunity to come into contact with quality music, Bucharest Symphony Orchestra has developed original and innovative musical concepts, joined under the Salut CULTURA! season. The reputation and recognition came along with the impressive series of concerts and events held both in traditional concert halls, outdoor and in less conventional places. Bucharest Symphony Orchestra tackles a wide range of repertoire, ranging from classical music to film music, pop / rock and crossover. The Bucharest Symphony Orchestra mission is to promote music excellence and to attract young people to the concert halls.
A truly official Romanian Cultural Ambassador, Bucharest Symphony Orchestra and Benoît Fromanger performed in 2013 and further, in 2017, as the first Romanian orchestra in seven of the most fabulous concert halls in South America, such as: Teatro Colón and Teatro Coliseo Palazzo Italia in Buenos Aires, Teatro El Circulo in Rosario/Argentina; Sala São Paulo in São Paulo/ Brazilia, Teatro El Occitane in Trancoso/Brazilia, Corpartes 660 in Santiago/Chile, Gran Teatro Nacional din Lima/ Peru and Teatro Solís din Montevideo/Uruguay.
The Bucharest Symphony Orchestra performed together with renowned international artists, such as: the sopranos Angela Gheorghiu, Sarah Brightman, Tarja Turunen, the conductors Jin Wang, Jose Luis Gomez, Alexandre Bloch, Benoit Fromanger, Tiberiu Soare, the violinists Sarah Chang, Daishin Kashimoto – first concertmaster of the Berliner Philharmoniker, Erik Schumann, Corina Belcea, Alexandru Tomescu, Gabriel Croitoru, the pianists Eduard Kunz, Alexander Schimpf and Pierre Reach, the cellists Claudio Bohorquez, Rodin Moldovan and pop groups Direcţia 5, Phoenix and more.
The „Dinu Lipatti” National College of Arts in Bucharest is a state-owned vocational education institution for Music and Actor’s Art specialties, with a prodigious pedagogical and artistic activity over seven decades of existence. The college was founded in 1945 and was the first high school of music in Romania.
The Bucharest Music Institute presents the first edition of the International Conducting Masterclass & Competition with Maestro Jin Wang and the Bucharest Symphony Orchestra in partnership with The „Dinu Lipatti” National College of Arts in Bucharest.
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