Pierre-Laurent Aimard

A cooperation with Deutsch-Französischer Kulturkreis.

»Encore« Jörg Tröger talks to Pierre-Laurent Aimard (at Ballsaal/Stadthalle)

After Work Concert: Milena Wilke & Shih-Yu Tang

A cooperation with Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI and Frauenbad Heidelberg

We thank
Freundeskreis Heidelberger Frühling

String Quartet Festival | Lunch concert

€ 18 (lecture/performance at 10.00 am included)

Streichquartettfest | Lecture/performance

€ 18 (Lunch concert at 12.30 am included)

Composer Slam Simon Kluth © Ulrikismus

Composer Slam

Six composers, three laps, one winner: With his »Composer Slam« violinist and host of the evening Simon Kluth has invented a most entertaining format. Whether “classical” or popular: It’s up to the audience to decide which performance was the most satisfying. Don’t miss!

This cooperation with halle02 is excluded from any discounts Heidelberger Frühling normally offers.

Graham Johnson

Festival Academy: Lied

Admission free for students
Ballsaal Stadthalle Heidelberg
18 Day Pass |  € 65 Lied Academy Season Ticket

A cooperation with Heidelberg University

We thank
Freundeskreis Heidelberger Frühling

Encounters II: Köthen and Seoul

You may book this concert individually or as part of »Standpunkte Season Ticket« (€ 190 | € 172 | 152 | € 136 | € 119 | € 100). Book online or call us from Mo – Fri from 10 am to 6 pm: 0049 (0)6221 – 584 00 44.

€ 19
€ 54 Day Pass valid until 6.00 pm

String Quartet Festival | Afternoon concert

€ 18 (Workshop at 2.30 pm included)

Festival Academy: Lied

Admission free for students
Ballsaal Stadthalle Heidelberg
€ 18 Day Pass |  € 65 Lied Academy Season Ticket

A cooperation with Heidelberg University

We thank
Freundeskreis Heidelberger Frühling

Marc Copland – solo

There is no regular discount available for this concert.

A cooperation with


Abel Quartet

Abel Quartet
Eunsol Youn, violin
Soo-Hyun Park, violin
Sejune Kim, viola
Hyoung Joon Jo, cello

The Abel Quartet was formed in 2013 by four young Korean musicians living and studying in Munich under the supervision of professors Christoph Poppen and Hariolf Schlichtig.

The great musical talent and potential of the Abel Quartet have made it recipient of numerous invitations and awards from many prestigious international music festivals. In 2015, it was awarded First Prize at the 6th Joseph Haydn International Chamber Music Competition in Vienna and 2nd Prize at the 11th Concours international de musique de chambre de Lyon. The previous year, it had been awarded 2nd Prize at the International August Everding Competition 2014 in the String Quartet category. Recently they were awarded at the International Chamber Music Campus by Jeunesses Musicales.

Since its formation, the Quartet has offered notable recitals in Dresden, Wörthsee and Paris, as well as in the Korean cities of Seoul, Tong-Yeung, Changwon and Daejeon, among others.

The Abel Quartet has received important musical guidance from Eberhard Feltz, Heime Müller (Artemis Quartet), Hartmut Rohde (Mozart Piano Quartet), Piotr Szumiel (Apollon Musagete Quartet), and from the Cuarteto Casals. The Abel Quartet is currently based in Basel, where they study under Prof. Rainer Schmidt (Hagen Quartet).

Philharmonisches Orchester Heidelberg

Heidelberg Philharmonic Orchestra

Justus Zeyen

Born in Kiel, Germany, Justus Zeyen studied in Hannover with Karl Engel and Bernhard Ebert, among others. Since then, Mr. Zeyen has been a sought-after pianist, giving concerts in Europe, the US, and Japan as a soloist, a chamber musician, and accompanist. He has worked with Juliane Banse, Dorothea Röschmann, Diana Damrau, Christiane Iven and many noteworthy choral ensembles. He has been a guest at various festivals, including the Berliner Festspiele, the Vienna Festival, the Münchner Opern-Festspiele, the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, the Mostly Mozart Festival, and the Oregon Bach Festival.

Since their first concerts at the Lockenhaus Chamber Music Festival in 1994, Mr. Zeyen has collaborated regularly with Thomas Quasthoff. They perform at the Berliner Philharmonie; London’s Wigmore Hall; Vienna’s Musikverein and Konzerthaus; Theater an der Wien; and Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw.

Wassily Gerassimez

Günter Pichler

Günter Pichler began his violin studies at the University of Music in Vienna in 1955. He was appointed Leader of the Vienna Symphonic Orchestra when he was 18, and when he was 21 Herbert von Karajan engaged him as Leader of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.

From 1963 to 2009 Günter Pichler has been Professor at the University of Music and performing Arts in Vienna, and from 1993 to 2012 Guest Professor in Cologne. In 2007 he was appointed head of the Department for Chamber Music at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofia in Madrid. Besides he holds master classes in many prestigious summer academies. The most important and successful European chamber music ensembles, e.g. the quartets Artemis, Belcea, Casals, Fauré etc. were his students.

In 1970 Günter Pichler founded the Alban Berg Quartett and had led this famous quartet ever since. The Alban Berg Quartett regularly performed in the music metropolises of the world and is honorary member of the Vienna Konzerthaus Society as well as Associate Artists of the Royal Festival Hall London. It was rewarded more than thirty renowned disc prizes.

Charles-Antoine Duflot

Valentino Worlitzsch

Karolina Errera

Julian Bachmann

Ulrich Tukur

Ulrich Tukur grew up in Westphalia, Hesse and Lower Saxony. He studied German, English and history at Tübingen University and worked, amongst other things, as a musician. It was then that he was discovered for the stage and so, in 1980, he started his training in acting at Stuttgart Academy of Music and Performing Arts. Upon completing his degree in 1983 he was engaged by the Städtische Bühnen (municipal theatre) in Heidelberg.

Already in 1986 he was nominated Actor of the Year by German theatre critics. From 1995 to 2003 he headed the Hamburger Kammerspiele with Ulrich Waller as artistic director. In November 2010 Ulrich Tukur made his debut as crime scene investigator Felix Murot for Radio Hesse.

In 1995 Ulrich Tukur founded the Tanzkapelle Ulrich Tukur & Die Rhythmus Boys, with whom he has gone on many tours and released songs on a variety of audio media.