ALBERTO  PORTUGHEIS

INTERNATIONAL PIANO
MASTERCLASSES 2016

 

 

 

 

Académie Internationale de Musique de Colombes

 

Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

Steinway Hall, London

 

Beethoven Concerto Classes, London

 

 

 

Intensive piano courses for advanced students and young professional pianists. Piano teachers also welcome. The masterclasses are designed for performers and teachers, both active participants and observers. Piano duos, as well as duos with piano (violin, viola, cello and wind instruments), trios and quartets with piano are also welcome.

Previous events can be found here

 

Académie Internationale de Musique de Colombes

Monday 4th July to Saturday 9th July 2016

Public Students' Concert Saturday 9th July

Further information here

 

Alberto Ginastera Masterclasses in Buenos Aires, Argentina


Works for piano solo and chamber music works with piano
12 - 16 July 2016
 

 

Steinway International Masterclasses

44 Marylebone Lane, London W1

On the Centenary of the Birth of Alberto Ginastera

The Masterclasses are open, as usual, to all composers. However, as 2016 marks the Centenary of Alberto Ginastera, participants bringing one or more of his works will automatically be eligible for the "Ginastera Prize" - a concert in the St James's Piccadilly Opus Musica Series.

 

Alberto Ginastera

Monday 10th October to Thursday 13th October,  10 am to 1pm - 2 pm to 4.30 pm

Students' Concert on Thursday 13 at 6pm

 £150 for 4 days    

£60 per day

 

EPTA members 20% discount.

 

To apply, please write to:
alberto_portugheis@yahoo.co.uk or send your application to 
EPTA West London, 14a Lakeside Road, London W14 0DU.
Enclose short CV, work/s you would like to present and cheque made payable to EPTA West London.

 

 

 

BEETHOVEN CONCERTO MASTERCLASSES & COMPETITION

 

Study and performance of all five Beethoven Piano Concertos

BPSE in association with Opus Musica

 

Masterclass with Professor ALBERTO PORTUGHEIS (vice-chairman of BPSE)

14 - 17 November 2016 @ Steinway Hall

 

Final lesson with orchestra

18 November 2016 @ St Stephen's Church, Southwell Gardens, London SW7 4RL

 

Concert/Competition

19 November 2016 @ St Stephen's Church, Southwell Gardens, London SW7 4RL

President of Jury: Julian Jacobson

 

Cost of Course

(includes three lessons per student, one of them with orchestra)

 

Full participation: £120

EPTA/BPSE members: £100
Observers, full Course: £40 Per day: £15
EPTA/BPSE members, full Course: £ 25 Per day: £10
 

 

SIEGFRIED CAMERATA, conducted by Manuel Arellano Bover

First Prize: £300 plus a Concerto performance at St Martin's-in-the-Fields in 2017

Second Prize: £150 plus a recital at StJames's Church, Piccadilly

To apply, please write to alberto_portugheis@yahoo.co.uk

More information here



ALBERTO PORTUGHEIS


Pianist and pedagogue Alberto Portugheis was born in La Plata,Argentina, to parents of Russian and Rumanian descent. His international career began after winning First Prize at theGeneva Concours de Virtuosité.
He performs in recitals, chamber-music concerts and as soloist with major orchestras, including: Royal Philharmonic, LondonSymphony Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Philharmonia, English Chamber Orchestra, Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, Parisand Israel Sinfoniettas, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Sinfonica Nacional of Argentina, Filarmonica of Buenos Aires. His annual Steinway Masterclasses are now legendary.
Alberto Portugheis’ repertoire includes music from the baroque to contemporary, with several composers writing specially for him. His acclaimed recordings include: 4 Chopin Ballades, Alfred Nieman 2nd Sonata, Ginastera complete piano music and chamber music with piano, Khachaturian Piano Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra, Khachaturian solo works, Rachmaninov and Shostakovitch cello and piano Sonatas with the cellist Gwyneth George, a CD dedicated to the piano music of Rossini. 2013 saw the release of a double CD with The Complete Piano Works by Spanish composer Elena Romero, followed this year by a CD of music by Bach and Dinu Lipatti, partnered by Italian pianist Stefano Greco and the Youth Orchestra of León, Spain, conducted by Georgina Sánchez.
Alberto Portugheis is founder member and Vice-chairman of the Beethoven Piano Society of Europe, Vice-chairman of the International Society for the Study of Tension in Performance, Vice-president of the European Piano Teachers' Association and founder of the Asociacion Latino-Americana de Pianistas Pedagogos.
Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008 for his Peace work and proposals, Portugheis published The Game of War and a Path to Peace the following year. His second book “$$$$$$s In Their Hearts” was released in 2014.





Nacido en La Plata, Argentina, de familia rusa y rumana, se formó en Buenos Aires con Vicente Scaramuzza, y perfeccionó en Ginebra (donde estudió además violín y dirección orquestal) y en Londres.

Luego de obtener el primer premio en el “Concours de Virtuosité” de Ginebra, Portugheis comienza su carrera internacional, visitando más de cuarenta países, realizando recitales, conciertos de música de cámara como así también participando como solista con muchas de las más prestigiosas orquestas del mundo incluyendo: Royal Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, London Mozart Players, Philharmonia, English Chamber Orchestra, Paris and Israel Sinfoniettas, Orchestre Suisse Romande, Sinfónica Nacional de Buenos Aires, Filarmónica de Buenos Aires.

Se ha presentado frecuentemente en programas radiales y de televisión en Europa y dicta regularmente cursos y Masterclasses en numerosas ciudades de Europa y Estados Unidos. Sus enseñanzas han llegado a ciudades como Rodas, Atenas, Nicosia, Dubrovnik, Moscú y Nueva York en la Juilliard School. Alberto Portugheis tiene un extenso repertorio que incluye música desde el barroco (que incluye transcripciones propias) hasta nuestros días. Muchos compositores de la actualidad le han escrito obras.

Entre sus grabaciones más aplaudidas figuran las cuatro baladas de Chopin, la segunda sonata de Alfred Nieman, la integral de Alberto Ginastera para piano y música de cámara con piano, obras para piano de Khachaturian y su concierto, junto a las sonatas para cello y piano de Rachmaninoff y Shostakovitch y un CD dedicado a obras para piano de Rossini. Su última grabación está dedicada a la Obra Integral par Piano de la compositora española Elena Romero (dos CDs).

Alberto Portugheis, al igual que su compatriota y colega Daniel Barenboim, dedica parte de su tiempo y energías a luchar para la Paz y los Derechos Humanos. En el año 2008 fué propuesto para el Premio Nobel de la Paz. Ha publicado dos libros (en inglés): "El juego de la Guerra y un camino hacia la Paz" y "$$$$$$s en sus corazones".

 

Click here for information on ISSTIP, the International Society for Study of Tension of Performance, of which Alberto Portugheis is vice chairman