This master class led by Prof. Christoph Poppen from 12 to 18 September 2021 will take place at Marvão Academy, settled at Quinta dos Olhos d’Água (Portugal), in the heart of São Mamede Natural Park, accompanied by Tomoko Nishikawa (piano).


The participants will be selected by the Professor and will give a final concert on September 18.


Marvão Academy cherishes all musicians, providing very special conditions, allowing you to connect with the arts, science and nature while improving your talent with internationally renowned artists, promoting your artistic and personal development.

We aim to contribute to your sustained growth as a musician by providing unique opportunities on advice and
development of your artistic career as well as the refinement of your musical approach.

Here, every moment is unique and when combined with the arts, sciences, heritage and nature of this territory, the spirit is regenerated, inspiration goes further, thought becomes more reflective and critical and our introspection improves.



Conditions of Participation

  • Applications will be selected by the Professor.

  • Accommodation on a twin bedroom (two persons) is included.

  • Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinners and coffee break.

  • A free bus transfer from Lisbon Airport will be available on September 11, 2021 at 6:30pm.

  • A free bus transfer to Lisbon Airport will be available on September 19, 2021 at 9:30am.

  • Local transfers to and from Quinta dos Olhos d'Água are included.

  • Practice rooms and piano are available.

  • Attendance for the entire master class and the final concert is mandatory.

  • Biography, photo and a link to a recording are required.

  • All photographic and recording rights belong to Marvão Academy.

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