The master classes: composition, harpsichord and accordion

Some of the Festival’s featured artists will honor us by transmitting their passion to the students of the region’s conservatories. These free masterclasses are open to the public!

FRIDAY MARCH 20
9.30am-12pm / 2pm-7pm
Auditorium, Regional Conservatory of Nice

Gérard Pesson, composition

Gérard Pesson is one of the most eminent and prolific French composers of our time. He has recently published a pedagogical work, Musica Ficta. This collection is a kind of progressive method, in the manner of Béla Bartók, intended to help young pianists of 1st and 2nd conservatory-cycle level understand contemporary musical languages.
Student pianists will have the opportunity to participate in a special master class.

In collaboration with the Regional Conservatory of Nice

SATURDAY MARCH 21
2pm-5pm
Oceanographic Museum

Andreas Staier, harpsichord

WEDNESDAY APRIL 1st
2pm-5pm
Académie Rainier III de Monaco

Vincent Lhermet, accordion

> free admission, subject to seating availability