Get ready for the 2nd Edition of Bubeníček Ballet Masterclasses!
We want to express our heartfelt gratitude for your abundant participation, the incredible atmosphere during the Masterclasses, and the outstanding performance at the 32nd edition of the International Music Festival Krumlov.
We hope that you will enjoy the upcoming 2024 Bubeníček Ballet Masterclass just as much as we did! Stay tuned for new information about this exciting event!
We look forward to working with you again and welcoming new participants!
Jiří Bubeníček, M.A.
Director of Bubeníček Ballet Masterclasses
We focus intensely on the art of dance, enabling our students to create a magical connection with their audience, to paint an unforgettable experience that is drenched in pure artistry. Understanding dance technique is extremely important, but come and discover what's beyond.
At our Masterclasses, we believe that every young talent is unique and deserves the chance to unleash their full potential as a soulful artist. We provide support and encouragement to help each individual reach their goals, whether it is mastering their technique in ballet or contemporary dance, enhancing musicality, and the most important - to guide individuals towards realizing their full potential as an artist.
Join us for an unforgettable journey of self-discovery where you will leave the program with newfound confidence, refined technical skill, and an unbridled passion to express your unique artistry on stage.
Be a part of a magical world where ballet is a mesmerizing journey of passion grace and artistry.
Jiří Bubeníček, M.A.
Director of Bubeníček Ballet Masterclasses
Over the course of 13 days, you will have the rare opportunity to spend time with our remarkable artists who are not only skilled professionals, but also passionate and kind-hearted individuals. They have dedicated their lives to the art of ballet, gracing the most exquisite theatres around the world with their unforgettable performances.
At our Masterclasses, we take great pride in the caliber of our teaching staff. Our instructors are not simply ballet teachers, but rather experts in their field, holding MASTER'S DEGREES IN DANCE PEDAGOGY. This level of qualification ensures that our students receive exceptional training and guidance to help them reach their full potential in the world of dance.
BALLET, VARIATIONS, CONTEMPORARY, PAS DE DEUX CLASSES
+ DANCE WITH US AT FESTIVAL CLOSING GALA CONCERT*
+ FREE TICKET FOR FESTIVAL CLOSING GALA CONCERT
+ FREE GUIDED TOUR OF THE CITY
+ LUNCHES AT LOW PRICES FOR STUDENTS
+ AFFORDABLE ACCOMMODATION FOR STUDENTS
+ SEMINARS AND "INTERVIEW WITH ETOILE"
AND MUCH MORE
You have been selected to participate in the 33rd prestigious Festival Krumlov's Closing Gala! Not only that, but you will also have the chance to work with Jiří Bubeníček on a choreography "Romeo and Juliet" that will be showcased on this extraordinary evening. You will dance alongside ballet stars and music virtuosos, all coming together for one unforgettable night!
Join us for an unforgettable experience at our BUBENÍČEK BALLET MASTERCLASSES, featuring acclaimed dance teachers, Principal dancers and artists from around the world. Immerse yourself in 13 days of enriching classes, including Ballet, Contemporary, Virtuosity and Pas de deux, as well as engaging lectures, all set in the heart of a vibrant city during the prestigious 33RD INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL ČESKÝ KRUMLOV.
As part of our generous BONUS PACKAGE, you will receive a complimentary invitation to the stunning opening night of the festival. This special event will showcase "Les Ballets Bubeníček", featuring choreography of Jiří Bubeníček.
PROGRAM: "SHAKESPEARE 460: ROMEO & JULIET"
The festival will close with the most famous playwright whose work has inspired composers for 460 years since his birth next year. To mark William Shakespeare’s anniversary, PKF–Prague Philharmonia will perform the most famous play "Romeo and Juliet" in four musical settings by composers from two centuries, accompanied by Les Ballets Bubeníček ensemble in a choreography by Jiří Bubeníček.
Vincenzo Bellini: Capulets and Montagues – Sinfonia
Charles Gounod: Overture to Romeo and Juliet
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet – Overture – Fantasia
Sergei Prokofiev: Scenes from the ballet Romeo and Juliet Op. 64
There is a limited number of places available for the upcoming BUBENÍČEK BALLET MASTERCLASSES PROGRAM. If you're looking to secure a spot in the program, don't delay and apply as soon as possible. Remember, the faster you apply, the better your chances of getting a place that fits your goals and aspirations. Act now and take advantage of this opportunity!
The 32nd edition of the festival featured over 30 concerts across 12 venues, with four of them hosting exclusive premieres.
The grandeur of the festival reached its zenith with the spectacular inauguration of "French Night" at Letní jízdárna. This standout event not only set the tone for the entire festival, but also etched itself as one of its defining highlights. The stage came alive with the masterful performance of pianist Alexander Melnikov, complemented by the graceful movements of dancers from Les Ballets Bubeníček, skillfully directed by the esteemed artistic director and renowned choreographer, Jiří Bubeníček M.A. Adding to the allure were the participants from the 1st Bubeníček Ballet Masterclasses, meticulously organized by Mr. Bubeníček himself with friendly support by Festival Krumlov. Audience witnessed a mesmerizing spectacle that beautifully showcased the nuances of romanticism and impressionism, leaving an indelible mark on the festival's rich tapestry of performances.
Another Highlights included the captivating Bernstein Meets Gershwin, featuring stars from New York Broadway, and the vibrant Viva Espaňa with guitarist Pablo Aguirre and Spanish vocalists.
Soprano Simona Šaturová took the stage at the Il Boemo & Wranitzka concert, featuring the renewed premiere of Pavel Vranický's Forest Girl ballet. Chamber concerts featured performances by the Smetanova Trio and Josef Špaček with Miroslav Sekera. Jan Budař brought the world of classical music closer to parents and children through the enchanting NEVAZÁNÁ CLASSICA concert.
The festival reached its pinnacle with the grandeur of Famous Opera Choirs and Carmina Burana, featuring the Czech Philharmonic Choir Brno and stellar soloists Adriana Kučerová, Anthony Gregory, and Boris Prýgle. The diverse array of performances showcased the richness and depth of classical music, making the 32nd edition a truly memorable experience for all attendees.