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Heidelberg Lied Academy 2019


After his curated Schubert Week at Berlin’s Pierre Boulez Saal this past January, Thomas Hampson returns to the Kongresshaus Stadthalle Heidelberg to lead the Heidelberg Lied Academy from March 21-24. As artistic director, Hampson and fellow renowned mentors and pianists, Hartmut Höll and Ammiel Bushakevitz, will work with the Lied Academy Scholars in public and private masterclasses, with the scholars performing a final concert on March 24.

The Lied Academy will take place on March 21 & 22 at the Kongresshaus Stadthalle Heidelberg. On March 23 Hampson and Hartmut Höll lead open masterclasses all about Schubert and his songs, and the final concert will take place on March 24 at the Alte Aula of Heidelberg University. This year’s Heidelberg scholarship holders include Ana Carolina Coutinho, Theresa Pilsl, Yajie Zhang, Kieran Carrel, Johannes Maas, Stefan Astakhov, Sean Michael Plumb, Raoul Steffani, Jussi Juola, Gabriel Rollinson, Toni Ming Geiger, and Daniel Gerzenberg.

Learn more about the Heidelberg Lied Academy here.

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In song, you have one of the most amazing diaries of any generation’s culture at a given time.

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