• Vacancy Data

  • Institution
    Moritzburg Festival Akademie
  • Full description
    Timpani (1) – Academy
  • Number of positions
  • Type
  • Application deadline
  • Additional notes


    Music students aged between 16 and 26

    We are working with a video based application process. No live audition. Please read "Video Applications" below for more details.


    August 6 - 20, 2023


    • Full board and accommodation

    • Coaching by Moritzburg Festival Artists

    • Travel costs:

    The Moritzburg Festival will reimburse participants upon presentation of original receipts and up to the maximum amount of:

    Germany € 100

    Austria, Czech Republic, Poland € 150

    Remaining European Countries € 250

    Non-European Countries € 500

    Travel between Moritzburg and the place of residence is to be organized by the participant directly.


    C. M. von Weber: Overture to the opera “Oberon”

    M. Bruch: Concerto for two pianos and orchestra in A flat minor op. 88a

    A. Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor op. 70

    Josep Caballé Domenech, Conductor,

    Louis Lortie and Tiffany Poon, piano



    August 13: Proschwitz Castle Park


    August 17: King- Albert-Theatre, Bad Elster

    August 19: Dresden Kulturpalast

    2023 JURY

    Josep Caballé Domenech • Ulrich Eichenauer • Xiaoming Han • Thomas Jahn • Magali Mosnier • Daniel Ottensamer • Christian Poltéra • David Seidel • Jan Vogler • Kai Vogler • Mira Wang

    2023 FACULTY

    Josep Caballé Domenech • Stella Chen • Zlatomir Fung • Chad Hoopes • Andrei Ioniță • Sindy Mohamed • Paul Neubauer • Jan Vogler • Kai Vogler • Mira Wang

  • Short bio

    Candidates are required to write a short bio on application for use in programs or booklets.

  • Prerequisites
    • Maximum age on August 6, 2023: 26
    • Minimum age on August 6, 2023: 16
  • Required document(s)
    • Portrait photo: Please include a picture which can be used for print purposes (at least 1 MB).
      No black and white picture.
  • Video

    Video(s) are required (details below). No live audition.

    In the video recordings, you should present:

    - Krüger: Etüde 45

    - orchestral excerpts:

    Beethoven: 9th symphony, 1st mov. with coda, 18 bars before S to the end

    Strauss: Burleske, bar 1 to 20

    Tchaikovsky: 4th symphony, 4 bars before T to 9 bars after

    (no piano accompaniment required)

    You may send one or multiple videos (please title the videos clearly. In case of a single video, please add the minutes and the title of the piece in the description)

    Please only send video links where we can see you playing! Audio recording only will NOT be accepted.