Entries by Vanessa Velikonja

Lied Academy 2021/22 – Applications are open NOW!

The Lied Academy of the International Song Center Heidelberg is a place of inspiration and intensive musical exchange for young singers and pianists  all over the world. In October 2021, the academy will start a new edition of its year-round funding program! The 15 selected scholarship holders have the opportunity to take part in four […]

The concert series »Kammermusik Plus« of the Heidelberger Frühling enters its fourth season!

The concert series “Kammermusik Plus” presents nine chamber concerts with internationally renowned artists in the Old Auditorium of Heidelberg University. A wide variety of musical instrumentations are programmed, from piano recitals to wind quintets. Guests include the young American pianists Claire Huangci and Andrew Tyson, the Quatuor Ébène from France, the Canadian-American Banff winners 2019 […]


The new project “Lied Me!” invests in the future and tests new ways of storytelling in the digital space. When a crisis takes us by surprise, we are forced to rethink. Questions have to be asked differently, problems solved differently, needs satisfied differently. It is precisely then that we all long for people who provide […]

»Neuland.Lied« will premiere in June 2022

Up until now »Neuland.Lied« was the platform for new interdisciplinary song formats within the festival Heidelberger Frühling. This year it should have celebrated its premiere as an independent festival from June 11th to 15th. Despite the positive development of the pandemic, it has to be canceled: Many concert programs were specially designed for the new festival […]

International Song Competition »Das Lied« is canceled

It is with great regret that we have to cancel the International Song Competition “Das Lied” under the chairmanship of Thomas Quasthoff, which would have been organized by the Liedzentrum Heidelberg from May 25th to 29th. We had postponed the competition from February to May and hoped that a positive development of the infection rate […]