Great music-making and total silence: a semester in Finland
Rafaela Seywald is studying orchestral and choral conducting at the mdw, theoretically in her fifth year. At the moment, however, she is on leave, because since September 2021 she has been working as a stage-music conductor and prompter-conductor at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich.…
Young conductor Sauli Saarinen about his semester abroad
Sauli Saarinen from Finland studies Conducting and is spending the 2020/21 winter semester at the mdw. In the International Blog he shares his experiences with us.
Tell us a bit about your personal background: what role did music play when you were growing up and why did you decide to study conducting?…
Meisterkurs Dirigieren am Central Conservatory of Music Beijing
November 2019 hatten wir – drei Dirigierstudenten der mdw (Carlo Benedetto-Cimento, Alexey Mikhaylenko und ich) – die Ehre, als Teilnehmer der 1st International Conducting Masterclass of the CCOM – Central Conservatory of Music Beijing and the mdw – University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna” in Peking (China), eingeladen zu werden.…