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Weggis
Switzerland

Learn from the "Master of the Flute" in Weggis, Switzerland! Join us from 20-29 July 2018 for masterclasses, Guest Artists, concerts, ensembles, exhibitors, awards and much more. Sir James and Lady Galway invite you to join them for the 29th Annual Galway Flute Festival!

Schedule

2018 Festival Schedule

A finalized schedule will be handed out at the Festival and any updates will be posted in the lobby of Stella Matutina.

Jul
20
1:00 PM13:00

Day 1

13.00 – 17.00  Registration/Check-In

17.00 – 18.45  Dinner

19.30 – 20.30  Opening Gala Benefit Concert:

Sir James & Lady Galway

*Ticket required. Please contact Weggis Tourism regarding availability of tickets. The Galway Flute Festival cannot reserve tickets for the general public.

21.00                 Welcome drink for Festival participants & families only

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Jul
21
8:45 AM08:45

Day 2

07.15 – 08.45  Breakfast

08.15 – 09.00  Low Flute Choir: Organizational Meeting

09.30 – 10.15  Morning Warm-up with Sir James: for all Participants & Visitors

10.15 – 12.20  Masterclass with Sir James

10.20 - 11.00  Flute Technique with Lady Galway

11.00 - 12.20  Masterclass with Lady Galway

12.00 – 14.00  Lunch & Visit Exhibits

13.30 - 14.00  Meet the Exhibitor

14.00 - 14.50  Guest Artist Workshop: Silvia Careddu & Adriana Ferreira

15.00 - 17.50  Masterclass with Sir James

15.00 – 17.50  Masterclass with Lady Galway

18.00 - 18.45  Festival Flute Choir: Rehearsal

18.20 – 20.00  Dinner & Visit Exhibits

19.30 - 20.00  Pre-Concert Interview

20.00 – 21.30  Showcase Recital:

     Silvia Careddu - Solo Flutist, Vienna Philharmonic

     Adriana Ferreira - Solo Flutist, Santa Cecilia Orchestra, Rome

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Jul
22
8:45 AM08:45

Day 3

07.15 – 08.45  Breakfast

08.45 - 09.15  Movie Morning

09.30 – 10.15  Morning Warm-up with Sir James: for all Participants & Visitors

10.15 – 12.20  Masterclass with Sir James

10.20 - 11.00  Flute Technique with Lady Galway

11.00 - 12.20  Masterclass with Lady Galway

12.00 – 14.00  Lunch & Visit Exhibits

13.30 – 14:00  Group Picture!  Dress: Festival T-Shirt and white/light trousers/skirts

14.00 - 14.50  Guest Artist Workshops: Kersten McCall & Nicola Mazzanti

15.00 – 17.50  Masterclass with Sir James Galway

15.00 – 17.50  Masterclass with Lady Galway

18.00 – 18.45  Festival Flute Choir: Rehearsal

18.20 – 20.00  Dinner & Visit Exhibits

19.30 - 20.00  Pre-Concert Interview

20.00 – 21.00  Showcase Recital:

   Marina Piccinini - Artist in Residence, International Soloist

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Jul
23
8:45 AM08:45

Day 4

07.15 – 08.45  Breakfast

08.00 - 09.00  Feldenkrais: Niall O'Riordan

09.30 – 10.15  Morning Warm-up with Lady Galway: for all Participants & Visitors

10.20 - 12.20  Masterclass with Lady Galway

12.00 – 14.00  Lunch & Visit Exhibits

13.30 - 14.00  Meet the Exhibitor

14.00 - 14.50  Guest Artist Workshop: Kersten McCall & Marina Piccinini

15.00 - 17.50  Masterclass with Sir James

15.00 - 17.50  Masterclass with Lady Galway

18.00 - 18.45  Festival Flute Choir: Sectionals

18.20 – 20.00  Dinner & Visit Exhibits

20.00 – 21.30  Rising Stars Recital

   Amy Gillen - Ireland

   Lorenzo Morrocchi - Italy

   Katy Wherry - USA

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Jul
24
8:45 AM08:45

Day 5

07.15 – 08.45  Breakfast

08.45 - 09.15  Movie Morning

09.30 – 10.15  Morning Warm-up with Sir James: for all Participants & Visitors

10.15 – 12.20  Masterclass with Sir James

10.20 - 11.00  Flute Technique with Lady Galway

11.00 - 12.20  Masterclass with Lady Galway

12.00 – 14.00  Lunch & Visit Exhibits

13.30 - 14.00  Meet the Exhibitor

14.00 - 14.50  Guest Artist Workshop: Michael Cox & Marina Piccinini

15.00 – 17.50  Masterclass with Sir James Galway

15.00 – 17.50  Masterclass with Lady Galway

18.00 - 18.45  Festival Flute Choir: Rehearsal

18.20 – 20.00  Dinner & Visit Exhibits

19.30 - 20.00 Pre-Concert Interview

20.00 – 21.00   Showcase Recital:

   Michael Cox - Solo Flutist, BBC Symphony Orchestra

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Jul
25
8:45 AM08:45

Day 6

07.15 – 08.45  Breakfast

08.15 – 09.15  Workshop: Dr. Victor Candia "Removing Stress from Performances (in part)"

09.30 – 10.15  Morning Warm-up with Sir James: for all Participants & Visitors

10.15 – 13.10  Masterclass with Sir James

10.20 - 11.00  Flute Technique with Lady Galway

11.00 - 13.00  Masterclass with Lady Galway

12.00 – 14.00  Lunch & Visit Exhibits

13.30 - 14.00  Meet the Exhibitor

14.00 - 14.50  Afternoon Piccolo Recital:

   Nicola Mazzanti, Solo Piccolo, Maggio Musical Fiorentino Orchestra

15.30 – 16.50  Festival Flute Choir: Sectionals

17.15 - 18.45  Low Flute Choir: Sectionals

18.20 – 20.00  Dinner & Visit Exhibits

20.00  FREE EVENING to go into Weggis or practice!

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Jul
26
8:45 AM08:45

Day 7

07.15 – 08.45  Breakfast

08.00 - 09.00  Low Flute Choir: Rehearsal

08.45 - 09.15  Movie Morning

09.30 – 10.15  Morning Warm-up with Sir James: for all Participants & Visitors

10.15 – 12.20  Masterclass with Sir James

10.20 - 11.00  Flute Technique with Lady Galway

11.00 - 12.20  Masterclass with Lady Galway

12.00 – 14.00  Lunch & Visit Exhibits

13.30 - 14.00  Meet the Exhibitor

14.00 - 14.50  Guest Artist Workshops: Shengqi He & Julie Stewart-Lafin

15.00 – 17.50  Masterclass with Sir James Galway

15.00 – 17.50  Masterclass with Lady Galway

18.00 - 18.45  Festival Flute Choir: Rehearsal

18.20 – 20.00  Dinner & Visit Exhibits

19.30 - 20.00  Pre-Concert Interview

20.00 – 21.00  Baroque Chamber Music Evening

   Kersten McCall - Assistant to Sir James - Solo Flutist, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

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Jul
27
8:45 AM08:45

Day 8

07.15 – 08.45  Breakfast

08.00 - 09.00  Low Flute Choir: Rehearsal

08.45 - 09.15  Movie Morning

09.30 – 10.15  Morning Warm-up with Sir James: for all Participants & Visitors

10.15 - 12.20  Masterclass with Sir James

10.20 - 11.00  Flute Technique with Lady Galway

11.00 - 12.20  Masterclass with Lady Galway

12.00 – 14.00  Lunch & Visit Exhibits

13.30 - 14.00  Meet the Exhibitor

14.00 – 14.50  Guest Artist Workshops: Francesco Loi, Stefan Keller & Kersten McCall

15.00 – 17.50  Masterclass with Sir James Galway

15.00 – 17.50  Masterclass with Lady Galway

18.00 – 18.45  Festival Flute Choir: Rehearsal

18.20 – 20.00  Dinner & Visit Exhibits

19.30 - 20.00  Pre-Concert Interview

20.00 – 21.30  Galway All-Stars Recital

   Shengqi He - Shanghai Conservatory

   Stefan Keller - International Low Flute Soloist

   Francesco Loi - Solo Flutist, Genova Opera House

   Julie Stewart-Lafin - Solo Flutist, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra

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Jul
28
8:45 AM08:45

Day 9

07.15 – 08.45  Breakfast

08.00 - 09.00  Low Flute Choir: Dress Rehearsal

 09.30 – 11:30  Masterclass with Sir James

 09.30 – 11.20  Masterclass with Lady Galway

11.30 – 12.30  Q&A with Sir James: All students attend

12.00 – 14.00  Lunch & Visit Exhibits

14.00 – 16.30  Festival Flute Choir: Dress Rehearsal

18.00 – 19.30  Grand Finale Concert: 

Low Flute Choir - Chris Potter, Director

Festival Flute Choir - Sir James Galway, Director

Dress: Festival T-Shirt & white/light trousers/skirts

After 19.30         Farewell Party!

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Jul
29
9:00 AM09:00

Day 10

10:00               Check-Out of Stella Matutina

Safe travels to all our students, Guest Artists and friends of the Festival! We look forward to seeing you again at the next Galway Flute Festival, 19-28 July 2019!

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