German Lied Academy

9. German Lied Academy 2018 for Lied Duos
Trossingen, Germany, 10.September to 16. September 2018


The Liedakademie will take place for the 9th time with seven acclaimed artists and teachers from European universities of music, continuing in the successful tradition of the past years. The concept of the Academy is to give advanced students, young singers and pianists, the opportunity to work intensively with many instructors at one location. The instructors are offering a wide spread of topics which will enable the participants to chose from a large international repertoire, to explore various points of view and approaches in the interpretation of Art Song.

The teachers and their topics (details view german site):

Axel Bauni (Universität der Künste Berlin)
Lieder of the 20th /21th century | Lieder by Johannes Brahms

Erik Battaglia (Conservatorio "Giuseppe Verdi" Torino)
Italian Songs | Lieder by Hugo Wolf and Richard Strauss | Italien Lied

Anne Le Bozec (Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique Paris)
Lieder by Richard Strauss | French Repertoire
(until 12.09.18)

Ulrich Eisenlohr (Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln)
Lieder by Franz Schubert (also at Fortepiano "Hammerflügel") | Classical Lied

Burkhard Kehring (Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg)
Lieder by Franz Schubert, Hugo Wolf, Gustav Mahler | Asian Lied

Peter Nelson (Staatliche Hochschule für Musik Trossingen)
Lieder by Robert Schuamnn | American and English Songs

Jan Philip Schulze (Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover)
Lieder by Franz Schubert and Hugo Wolf

ADDITIONAL: informal and public concerts • public workshops with all teachers • discussions

----- Start of the Lied Academy: Monday, 10. 09. 2018, at 10 am
----- End of the Lied Academy: Sunday, 16. 09. 2018 after the Morning Concert, which begins at 11:00 am

Accommodations at low cost are available in Trossingen (approx. € 20 night/person) and can be booked for example at

The number of participants will be limited. The fee of participation is € 550,00 per duo.
The application form (pdf) can be downloaded from the Website >>>here .

New participants send along with their application a short biography and demo-CD or MP3 (3 songs of your choice) or a recommendation from your Lied teacher. Application deadline is 15. June 2018 ! You may send your application
via e-mail:  or to the following
address: Deutsche Liedakademie, Schlüterstr. 54, 10629 Berlin Germany
Attention: Applications after June 15 please only via e-mail

After having received your application, the participants will be informed about further details via e-mail.

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