Vahid Khadem-Missagh

Master Class Vahid Khadem-Missagh

Class dates:
05.08.-12.08. - Violin (Fully Booked)

Master Class Violin with Vahid Khadem-Missagh

  • Arrival: 05.08. until 20.00h
  • Class Start: 6.08 at 9:15
  • Class Location: Horn, Waldviertel
  • Class Scope: Private lessons, overall 180 min, accompaniment, opportunity to perform
  • Deadline: June 1st, 2023
  • Fees

About Vahid Khadem-Missagh

Vahid Khadem-Missagh is one of the leading violinists of his generation. Born in Austria he received his first violin lessons at the age of four from his father and Margarete Biedermann. From the early age of eleven he continued his musical studies in Boris Kuschnir’s masterclass at the Conservatory of Music in Vienna. With twelve years he won the Mozart competition and gave his debut as soloist with orchestra in Salzburg. Further studies with Rainer Küchl and Gerhard Schulz at the University for Music and Performing Arts, Vienna and with Igor Ozim in Bern/Switzerland. Mastercourse studies with Tibor Varga and Zakhar Bron.

Concert trips have taken him throughout Europe and Japan with Radio- and TV recordings. Performances as soloist with the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra, the Tonkuenstler Symphony Orchestra, Wiener Kammerorchester, Academia Allegro Vivo, Orquesta Sinfonica Castilla y Léon and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam. He gave his debut as soloist at the Salzburger Festspiele in August 2001 and 2002 in Vienna’s Musikverein with Tchaikovsky’s violinconcerto. His CD recordings include works by Charles de Bériot, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Niccoló Paganini, Alexander Rahbari, Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakoff, Pablo de Sarasate, Antonio Vivaldi, Eugène Ysaye. Furthermore he has produced recordings for BBC England, Radio Suisse DRS and the ORF.

He is a regular guest at Vienna’s Musikverein, and has appeared at the Philharmonie Luxembourg, Palais-des-Beaux-Arts Brussel, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Mozarteum Salzburg, Klangbogen Festival Vienna, the Salzburg Festival, the European Forum Alpbach, the International Chambermusic Festival Austria Allegro Vivo, Beethoventage Baden, Festival Mondseetage, Klangspuren Tirol and more.

Vahid Khadem-Missagh is first prize-winner of several competitions, such as the „Concorso Internationale di Stresa“ in Italy 1996, the „International Chambermusic Festival Austria“ and winner of the Austrian Radio Prize. 1999 he received the Cultural Award of the city of Baden. In addition to solo appearances Vahid Khadem-Missagh has been appointed concertmaster of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra from 2000-2003, with concert tours with Seiji Ozawa, Pierre Boulez, Mariss Jansons, Ivan Fisher, Franz Welser-Möst; including performances at Lucerne Festival, Salzburg Festival, Vienna Musikverein, BBC Proms – Royal Albert Hall, Paris – cité de la musique, Festival Aix-en-Provence, Berliner Philharmonie, Edinburgh International Festival. Recordings as leader and conductor include Antonin Dvoraks serenade for strings op. 22, Béla Bartóks Divertimento und Igor Stravinsky’s Apollon Musagète for BBC England and Swiss Radio DRS. His unique projects “STRADIVAHID” and the ensemble “CAPRICCIO WIEN”, which he founded and leads, have been widely acclaimed.

2016 he has been appointed Artistic Director of the international Chambermusic Festival Allegro Vivo in Austria.

Master Classes

Classes are held by renowned artists and lecturers involving at least 3 hours (4x45 minutes) per week per student. Participants have the choice between concert, solo and chamber music literature. Support for existing ensembles and experienced chamber musicians.

In addition to the classes, numerous accompanists will be available to help participants studying and preparing for the music programme within the context of the course.

Registration / Conditions

The master classes are designed for music students, young students and talented young musicians. Our professors choose their students on basis of your information. Detailed description about the musical skills and education increases the chance for a place in the master class. Required age: 15 years.


Registration Fee: € 130.-

  • 05.08.-12.08. - Violin: € 350.-

Information about course fees, accomodation and terms of payment click here

Master Class Content

(depending on the course date)

  • lessons
  • accompaniment
  • free entry to the concerts of summer academy if available

Travel and shuttle service

Participants are responsible for making and paying for their own travel arrangements. We offer a shuttle transfer from Vienna to Horn (departure always 15.00), and back to Vienna (departure always 10.00).

Price per trip: € 25,-

Additional Offers


Participants may perform in one of the 20 concerts of the Summer Academy. Joint attendance of concerts (Nomination by the lecturer in consultation with the course management)


Accomodation can be booked within your registration (depending on course date).
As there are no vacancies in private boardings in Horn and surroundings during the time of our summer academy, we firmly recommend booking the course and one of our offered accommodation at the same time.


The „Bundesschülerheim“ is a boarding school for pupils during the year. The house has been renovated and has now 30 double rooms. Washrooms are on the corridor.


Campus Horn

Campus Horn has a wide choice of leisure attractions for families. At the outdoor area there is a playground and a sport area, the public swimmingpool is nearby. The centre of Horn offers various pubs, restaurants and shops within walking distance. Indoor there is a playroom for small children, table tennis, meeting rooms and much more leisure offers. The hotel has about 180 beds, many seminar rooms and a special event location, called "Weitblick" with a magnificant view of Horn and its surrounding.

Campus Horn

Hotel Blie

Comfort awaits the guests at the "Gasthof Blie", which is now managed by the 6th generation of the family. The house offers 74 beds. The excellent cuisine offers international cuisine and Austrian specialties. The house is close to the city center, the train station is within walking distance.


We sincerely thank the public authorities and private sponsors of Allegro Vivo, they enable us to run the courses.

For social hardship cases we offer scholarships (registration fee or 1/2 of the course fee). Applications for scholarships including a letter of recommendation must be received by us until the 17th of May 2023.

General terms

  • Accommodation incl. breakfast at Bundesschülerheim, Hotel Blie, Campus Horn, separate external accommodation is possible
  • Class venues: Kunsthaus Horn
  • Pianos for practice will be available for at least 3 hours per day and participant
  • Participants may practise in their rooms, an additional limited number of practice rooms will be offered.
  • Passive course attendance is possible on request by e-mail
  • Confirmation of registration will be sent after approval by the lecturer and payment of the registration fee. Limited number of places available. Early registration is recommended.
  • In case of your cancellation by 30th of June the registration of € 130,-, until 1st of August 50% of the course fee (incl. registration fee, course fee, additional offers) and after that 100 % of the course fee (incl. registration). If the courses cannot take place due to an official cancellation, fees paid will be refunded according to the course confirmation.
  • Participants (under 18 years) are subject to the rules of the Children and Youth Protection Act.

CoVID-Prevention Measures

We closely monitor the CoViD situation and potential prevention measures to provide the best Summer Academy experience possible.

By signing up, you agree to any prevention measures active during the summer academy. In case of regulatory cancellation, course fees will be refunded

Terms of Payment

Without charges for the receiver by remittance to account

„Academia Allegro Vivo - Festival Austria“,

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Sparkasse Horn, all prices incl. taxes