Heidelberg Lied Academy 2020–Apply now!

CALL FOR AUDITIONS–More information here! Apply by August 25, 2019.

Announcing scholarships for the Lied Academy of the International Music Festival Heidelberger Frühling! The Lied Academy was founded in 2011 under the artistic direction of Thomas Hampson, whose graduates include such renowned singers as Nadine Sierra, Benjamin Appl and Elsa Dreisig. The Lied Academy 2020 consists of two modules with different teaching and training units.

Detailed information about the scholarship, the module contents, the application process and the Academy achievements can be found in the following PDF. On our website, you will find all information and useful FAQs. If you still have any questions, please send them to [email protected]

Application deadline for Lied Academy 2020:
August 25, 2019, 11:59pm

Audition for Lied Academy 2020:
September 20 – September 21, 2019
in the Mozart Auditorium of the Barenboim-Said Academy, Pierre Boulez Hall in Berlin

Module 1 Lied Academy 2020:
January 13 – January 18, 2020
in the Pierre Boulez Hall (Berlin), during the Schubert Week

Module 2 Lied Academy 2020:
March 30 – April 9, 2020
in the Old Auditorium of the University at Heidelberg, as part of the Heidelberg Spring Festival

Artistic director of the Lied Academy: Thomas Hampson
Teachers in 2020: among others Brigitte Fassbaender (vocals), Malcom Martineau (accompaniment), Hartmut Höll (accompaniment), Wolfram Rieger (accompaniment), Michael Rotschopf (poetry), Silke Schwarz (coaching)