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Heidelberg Master Classes
(March 30-April 5, 2017)

In Heidelberg, Germany as part of the Heidelberg Lied Academy

From March 30 to April 5, 2017, the Heidelberger Frühling Festival and the Hampsong Foundation collaborated on broadcasts of several master classes from the Heidelberg Lied Academy in Heidelberg, Germany. Video of these classes are currently available via the Hampsong Foundation’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/hampsong.foundation/videos/

This classes were conducted in a combination of German and English.

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March 30, 2017

“When Sue Wears Red”
Composer: Ricky Ian Gordon | Text: Langston Hughes
Justin Austin, baritone | Fiona Pollack, pianist

“Von ewiger Liebe”
Composer: Johannes Brahms | Text: August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben
Susan Zarrabi, mezzo soprano | Akemi Murakami, pianist

“Schöne Wiege meiner Leiden”
Composer: Robert Schumann | Text: Heinrich Heine
Raoul Steffani, baritone | Fiona Pollack, pianist

“Im Frühling”
Composer: Franz Schubert | Text: Ernst Konrad Friedrich Schulze
Julian Habermann, tenor | Akemi Murakami, pianist

“Rain has Fallen” & “Sleep Now”
Composer: Samuel Barber | Text: James Joyce
Sean Michael Plumb, baritone | Jonathan Ware, pianist


March 31, 2017

“Lieder sehen, Bilder hören” Lecture

Dr. Ronald de Leeuw, Former Director of the Van Gogh Museum & Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Music from Franz Peter Schubert (Winterreise, “Gretchen am Spinnrade,” “Die Taubenpost,” “Die junge Nonne”), Robert Schumann (Frauenliebe und -leben, “Im Wald,” “Du bist wie eine Blume”), Paul Hindemith (Marienleben), Franz Liszt, Carl Loewe (“Tom der Reimer”)…shepherds, hunters, the Rhein, the Lorelei & la femme fatale…Richard Wagner, Richard Strauss (“Die Nacht”), and more!


April 1, 2017

Thomas Hampson with internationally-renowned director and intendant Dr. Michael Hampe

“Der Wanderer an den Mond”
Music: Franz Schubert | Text: Johann Gabriel Seidl
Ferdinand Keller, tenor | Jonathan Ware, pianist

“Schäfers Klagelied”
Music: Franz Schubert | Text: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Magdalena Hinz, soprano | Akemi Murakami, pianist

“Belsatzar”
Music: Robert Schumann | Text: Heinrich Heine
Julian Habermann, tenor | Akemi Murakami, pianist


April 3, 2017

Master class (in four parts) with internationally-renowned pianist and Lieder scholar Graham Johnson

“Suleika I”
Music: Franz Schubert | Text: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Magdalena Hinz, soprano | Akemi Murakami, pianist

“Gretchen am Spinnrade”
Music: Franz Schubert | Text: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Marie Seidler, soprano | Jonathan Ware, pianist

“Gretchen am Spinnrade” (continued)
Music: Franz Schubert | Text: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Marie Seidler, soprano | Jonathan Ware, pianist

“Ganymed”
Music: Franz Schubert | Text: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Iris van Wijnen, mezzo soprano | Fiona Pollak, pianist

“Romanze” (from the play Rosamunde)
Music: Franz Schubert | Text: Wilhelmina Christiane von Chézy, née Klencke
Susan Zarrabi, mezzo soprano | Akemi Murakami, pianist

“Der Unglückliche”
Music: Franz Schubert | Text: Caroline Pichler
Ferdinand Keller, tenor | Jonathan Ware, pianist

“Der Unglückliche” (continued)
Music: Franz Schubert | Text: Caroline Pichler
Ferdinand Keller, tenor | Jonathan Ware, pianist

“Halt!” (from Die schöne Müllerin)
Music: Franz Schubert | Texte: Wilhelm Müller
Justin Austin, baritone | Fiona Pollak, pianist

“Du bist die Ruh”
Music: Franz Schubert | Text: Friedrich Rückert
Sean Michael Plumb, baritone | Jonathan Ware, pianist

“Erster Verlust”
Music: Franz Schubert | Text: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Julian Habermann, tenor | Akemi Murakami, pianist


April 4, 2017

“Chanson épique”
Music: Maurice Ravel | Text: Paul Morand
Justin Austin, baritone | Fiona Pollak, pianist

“Le spectre de la rose”
Music: Hector Berlioz | Text: Théophile Gautier
Marie Seidler, soprano | Jonathan Ware, pianist

“La statue de bronze”
Music: Erik Satie | Text: Léon-Paul Fargue
Susan Zarrabi, mezzo soprano | Akemi Murakami, pianist


April 5, 2017

“Die junge Nonne”
Music: Franz Schubert | Text: Jakob Nikolaus
Iris van Wijnen, mezzo soprano | Fiona Pollak, pianist

“Der Fischerknabe”
Music: Franz Liszt | Text: Friedrich von Schiller
Magdalena Hinz, soprano | Akemi Murakami, pianist

“Erinnerung”
Music: Gustav Mahler | Text: Richard Volkmann
Ferdinand Keller, tenor | Jonathan Ware, pianist

“Chanson romanesque”
Music: Maurice Ravel | Text: Paul Morand
Justin Austin, baritone | Fiona Pollak, pianist

“Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen”
Music: Gustav Mahler | Text: Des Knaben Wunderhorn
Marie Seidler, soprano | Jonathan Ware, pianist

“Die beiden Grenadiere”
Music: Robert Schumann | Text: Heinrich Heine
Sean Michael Plumb, baritone | Jonathan Ware, pianist

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