Geng Lee

Geng Lee, a young Lyric – Baritone from China, is currently studying at Conservatory for Music and Theater in Hamburg (HfMT Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg). His earliest contact with music was in the choir of his primary school. At the age of 16 he began to study in the class of Prof. Yuemei Li where he received an early professional training in Bel Canto. At the age of 19 he was admitted to the HfMT Hamburg with the first place and started to study with Prof. Jörn Dopfer. In his 5. semester he continued to study with Met-Soprano Prof. Carolyn Grace James. To growing up and developed a love for singing.

During his studies he participated as a solist in the “Christmas Oratorio”, and in the operas “Die lustige Witwe”, “Die Zauberflöte”, “Eugen Onegin”, ” Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor”. He raised the highest expectations of the vast majority of his audience and the music critics. He won the “Wolfgang-Amadeus-Mozart-Preis für Gesang” which as a history of the competition of the only young singer in Bachelor 1st semester, and the best young singer of 25th “FLAME” competition in Paris. The most recent award was the first prize in the Mahler Art Song Competition (Gustav Mahler Duo Liedwettbewerb) together with pianist Daan Boertien, and the award of the Gustav-Mahler-Association for the best Mahler song (Sonderpreis der Gustav-Mahler-Vereinigung Hamburg für das beste

Mahler-Lied). After the Yehudi Menuhin Live Now Music Benefit Concert baritone singer Christian Gerhaher described Geng’s singing ” As a classical singer, who will have a good career in the future.”

In 2015 Geng received an invitation from conductor Manfred Fabricius to participate in a charity event for refugee children given by the German Paediatricians for which he recorded the “Messe” from Franz Schubert.

Jussi Juola

The Finnish bass-baritone Jussi Juola is currently enrolled at the Meisterklasse program at the Hochschule für Musik Dresden, Germany. There he studies with Prof. Christiane Junghanns and participates in the Lied class of KS. Prof. Olaf Bär. He finished his Bachelor of Music in Oulu University of Applied Sciences with a focus on pedagogy as well as voice performance under the care of Markku Liukkonen. At 2019 Heidelberger Frühling he was a singer in the multimedia music theatre production »Castor&&Pollux« and also took part in the Lied Academy as a scholarship holder.

During his studies he has taken part in several masterclasses with artists such as Elly Ameling, Thomas Hampson, Hartmut Höll, Robert Holl, Georg Zeppenfeld, Konrad Richter, Jorma Hynninen, Ilkka Paananen, Graham Johnson and Rudolf Piernay.

Jussi Juola has taken part in several competitions. He placed second at the Lappeenranta Singing Competition with an invitation to do a recording at the Finnish broadcasting company YLE, and at the Ensemble Competition at the Hochschule Dresden he received the Special Prize for Best Interpretation of contemporary music. He is awarded Vocallis Lied Award in Neatherlands and at the International Robert Schumann Competition Zwickau he achieved finals. At the International Franz Schubert und die Musik der Moderne Competition he received together with a pianist Eun Hye Kang the 3rd Prize.

Ulfried Staber

Born in Fohnsdorf in Styria, Austria bass Ulfried Staber studied music pedagogy and voice at the University of the Arts in Graz with Elisabeth Batrice and Martin Klietmann.

Whilst studying for his degree he developed a love of choral music. As a member of the groups Cantus, Cappella Nova and the Graz cathedral choir, amongst others, he performed at a variety of festivals across Europe and Asia.

As a soloist he has appeared all over Austria, Italy, Switzerland and Germany performing numerous Cantatas and the Passions by Bach, Haydn’s Creation as well as Monteverdi’s Vespers. He has also premiered numerous contemporary works.

He has performed at an array of festivals, including Styriarte, Carinthischer Sommer, Trigonale, Feste Musicale per S.Rocco (Venice), Schlossfestspiele Ludwigsburg, Musikfest Bremen, Tiroler Festspiele Erl and the Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht. He is also part of the duo “multiple voices” with countertenor Terry Wey.

Alongside his work with Cinquecento Ulfried is a much sought after ensemble singer performing regularly for groups such as Weser-Renaissance (Manfred Cordes), La Grande Chapelle (Albert Recasens), Clemencic Consort, Ars Antiqua Austria (Gunar Letzbor), Huelgas Ensemble (Paul Van Nevel), La Capella Reial de Catalunya (Jordi Savall), Nova (Colin Mason), Cappella Mariana and the Balthasar Neumann Chor (Thomas Hengelbrock).

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Festival Academy: Lied

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Ballsaal Stadthalle Heidelberg
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Festival Akademie Lied 2013

Finale Festival Academy Lied

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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

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

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