The Gustav Mahler Academy offers an artistic experience that is unique in its excellence and diversity. Perfect your instrumental skills and gain invaluable experience by playing in ensembles of all genres. Develop an international network of peers and leading personalities in the international music scene. Spend unforgettable summer weeks in Bolzano and in the picturesque mountain village of Toblach, where Mahler once composed.

To offer a deeper and more sustainable learning experience, starting this year the Gustav Mahler Academy is organized as a biennial program. In case of a successful audition, you will be admitted to both summer academies 2023 and 2024. Your participation in both academies will be mandatory.

Calendar Masterclasses 2024

Program/Concerts
2024

Calendar Masterclasses 2024

Program/Concerts 2024

Guest Faculty 2024

Sir John Eliot
Gardiner

Conductor

Clive
Brown

Musicologist

Stefan
Arzberger

Violin

Afanasy
Chupin

Violin

Volker
Jacobsen

Viola

David
Watkin

Cello

Robert
Oberaigner

Clarinet

“The Gustav Mahler Academy plays a very important role in the Italian and European cultural scene (…)
offering many musicians a truly significant artistic opportunity.”

(Claudio Abbado)

Our Story

The idea of establishing the Gustav Mahler Academy comes from Claudio Abbado, since he wished bringing together talented young musicians and internationally renowned teachers beyond the context of Universities and Conservatories usual activities…

Our Story

The idea of establishing the Gustav Mahler Academy comes from Claudio Abbado, since he wished bringing together talented young musicians and internationally renowned teachers beyond the context of Universities and Conservatories usual activities…

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