with Prof. ATSO ALMILA
Photography © Heini Lehväslaiho.

General Information

Atso Almila is a composer, conductor, professor of Conducting and Orchestra Schooling at The Sibelius Academy of the University of Arts since 2013, retired in 2019. Jorma Panula’s student at the Sibelius-Academy 1974-77. Almila has been working as Music Chief of the Finnish National Theatre, Conductor of Tampere Philharmonic, of Joensuu Orchestra, of Kuopio Orchestra and principal guest of Seinäjoki Orchestra. Furthermore, he usually teaches Master Classes in Finland and the Czech Republic. He has also been teaching in Ireland, China, Norway and Sweden. His rich artistic experience and his special pedagogical charisma make him one of the most requested and admired Conducting teachers in the world in recent years.

The Masterclass

The masterclass will take place in the Real Coliseo Carlos III of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, a beautiful historic theater from the 18th century (see https://www.comunidad.madrid/centros/real-coliseo-carlos-iii-san-lorenzo-escorial).


The masterclass will be open for 12 active participants, selected by maestro Almila. Those selected will conduct the Camerata Antonio Soler for 20 minutes every day. During the final concert everyone will have the opportunity to conduct. This concert will be held at the Teatro Carlos III of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, a beautiful historic theater from the 18thth century.

Those interested in participating please complet and send the Inscription Sheet, receipt of payment of 50‚ā¨ in registration fees (see FEES section), as well as a link to YOUTUBE of a ca.10 minutes video recording of a recent performance or rehearsal to: info@camerataantoniosoler.com

With the collaboration of:
instituto embajada com-madrid2 real-coliseo-carlos-3a