Final matinée »Neuland.Lied«: Tara Erraught & James Baillieu

In cooperation with Heidelberg University

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Vanitas. A Lied.Lab

In cooperation with UnterwegsTheater/Künstlerhaus/HebelHalle

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A Morning with Eichendorff

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A Schumanniade – with Martina Gedeck

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Tara Erraught

Acclaimed for her rich voice, expansive range and dynamic stage presence worldwide, Irish-born mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught enjoys an ever-growing international career on the opera, orchestral and recital stages.

At the opera stage she could already be seen at Bayerische Staatsoper, Staatsoper Berlin, Salzburg Festival and Washington National Opera, to name but a few.

Past recital and orchestral performances include: New York’s Carnegie Hall, Weill Hall, the Celebrity Series of Boston, the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Terrace Theater; London’s Wigmore Hall; Japan’s Tokyo Opera Nomori; Dublin’s National Concert Hall.

In March of 2010 Ms. Erraught was the recipient of Dublin’s National Concert Hall’s Rising Star Award. Other honors include First Prize in the Jakub Pustina International Singing Competition in the Czech Republic, along with the Zdar nad Sazavou Audience Prize in 2008. In that same year she was awarded both the Houston Grand Opera Prize and the Washington National Opera Prize at the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition in Vienna. In 2007 Ms. Erraught won the Dermott Troy Award for the Best Irish Singer.

A native of Dundalk, Ireland, Tara Erraught is a graduate of the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin, where she studied, and continues to study, with the acclaimed Royal Opera soprano Veronica Dunne. A resident principal soloist with the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich since 2010 (she was a member of the company’s opera studio from 2008 – 2010), Ms. Erraught also works with famed German mezzo-soprano Brigitte Fassbaender, expanding her lieder and opera repertoire.

Clara Osowski

Clara Osowski is an active soloist and chamber musician throughout the United States and Europe. Her recent awards include winner of the 2017 Houston Saengerbund competition, the runner-up in the 2016 American Prize for Art Song, runner-up in the 2016 Schubert Club Bruce P. Carlson Scholarship Competition, and a 2016 Oregon Bach Festival Vocal Fellow. Clara’s passion for Art Song and collaboration is evident in her most recent premieres with Libby Larsen (Blood Moon) and jazz pianist Jeremy Walker (Alma Gentil). She is also the co-founder of Source Song Festival, a week-long art song festival in Minnesota. At the competition DAS LIED 2017 she won the second prize.

Hagar Sharvit

Hagar Sharvit is an Israeli Mezzo-Soprano, Born in Tel-Aviv. After finishing her studies in the Buchmann-Mehta school of music, she moved to Europe and has been constantly singing there since 2011. Hagar is the recipient of the 1st prize and audience prize in the Das Lied international song competition. She was an ensemble member of the Oldenburgisches Staatstheater for four seasons before launching her freelance career out of Berlin.

In the season 2020, she performed live for France Musique and the BBC in Theatre de l’Alliance francaise in Paris, she made her Israeli opera house debut with Maestro Daniel Ettinger, and with the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra.

In 20/21 she will perform concerts with the Hidalgo festival in Munich, Bridging arts festival in Nüremberg, in the Israeli opera in the Magic flute and Ariodante, with Daniel Gerzenberg with the “La belle saison” series in France and in Paris Theatre de la ville among other performances.

Her operatic roles include among others, Angelina in Rossini’s La cenerentola, Hansel in Humperdinck’s Hansel und Gretel, Cherubino in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Nerone in Handel’s  Agrippina and Dejaneira in Hercules, Hermia in Britten Midsummer night’s dream, Pinocchio in Jonathan Dove’s The adventures of Pinocchio, Emira in Hasse’s Siroe, Suzuki in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly and Ottavia in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea.

She sang in prominent venues such as Lucerne Festival, Salzburg festival, Heidelberger Frühling, Aix-en-Provence festival, Bregenz festival, Gasteig München, Wiener Musikverein, Konzerthaus Berlin, Komische Oper, Oper Bonn.

Hagar won prizes in several international Lied competitions such as, the Brahms competition, the Hugo Wolf competition, the Schubert competition, the Lyon chamber music competition, Schumann competition, the Gianni Bergamo award in Lugano and the Lyon international chamber music competition for voice and piano.

Anna Smith

After completing her studies at the Conservatorium of Music, Brisbane, Australia, Anna moved to Berlin, Germany. She was selected into the Academy of the Rundfunkchor Berlin, where she worked with renowned conductors such as Simon Halsey, Sir Simon Rattle and Daniel Barenboim. Performing with the Berliner Philharmoniker in the St Matthew Passion, directed by Peter Sellers, in the Berlin Philharmonie was a significant highlight.

Anna recently completed her Masters Degree in Lied, Oratorio and Concert at Universität der Künste, Berlin, with Carola Höhn. During her studies, Anna acquired a broad repertoire of Lied under the tutelage of Eric Schneider (Lied) and Axel Bauni (Contemporary Lied). She also attended Master Classes with Barbara Bonney and Hans-Christoph Rademann, among others.

In addition to Lied, Anna also focuses on performing contemporary music. She discovered her enthusiasm for unique and unconventional projects using classical and early music in a post-modern, urban environment in experimental music engagements such as the Berlin Kiez Oper“.

Anna has performed as a soloist at well known music festivals, including the Brisbane Festival and the Bangalow Music Festival (Australia) and at Musikfest Stuttgart. She currently works as a soloist in Germany and in various Lied and concert projects in Europe. Anna was recently accepted as a Lied soloist into the concert series “Vrienden van het Lied” in the Netherlands.

Marie Seidler

The German mezzo-soprano Marie Seidler studied with Prof. Hedwig Fassbender in Frankfurt am Main and passed her concert exam successfully. 2012/2013 she studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London and passed with distinction. From 2016-19 she was part of the ensemble at Opera Gießen. Her roles include Flora (G. Verdi’s La Traviata), Annio (Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito), Olga (P.I. Tchaikovsky’s Eugen Onegin), Dorabella (Mozart’s Così fan tutte), Cherubino (Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro), Fatime (C.M. v. Weber’s Oberon), Bostana (P. Cornelius’ Der Barbier von Bagdad) et al. Furthermore she sang at the Staatstheater Mainz, at the Opera Frankfurt am Main and the Opera Aachen. For the season 2019/20 she will return to Staatstheater Mainz as Fjodor in Mussorgskis opera Boris Godunow.

Marie Seidler is a prize winner of the international Hugo Wolf competition in Stuttgart and recipient of the Trude-Eipperle-Rieger prize. Furthermore she holds a scholarship of the Richard-Wagner-Stiftung.In 2013 she was selected as a young artist at the Britten-Pears-Festival in Aldeburgh.

She established herself as a welcome guest on the concert podium, including performances at King’s place, at the Handel Festival in London under the guidance of Laurence Cummings, at the Schleswig-Holstein festival et al. She sang G. Mahler’s Knaben Wunderhorn Lieder in Nancy (France) with the Orchestre Lyrique and was invited to the Eppaner song festival under the patronage of Brigitte Fassbaender as well as the Schubertìada in Barcelona. In August 2019 she gave a recital together with Wolfram Rieger at the Schubertíada Vilabertran. Marie Seidler is part of the “Bach:Vokal-Ensemble” in Stuttgart under the guidance of Kay Johannsen.

Marie attended master classes with Brigitte Fassbaender, Thomas Hampson and Helmut Deutsch.

Isabelle Druet & Quatuor I Giardini: »Au pays où se fait la guerre«

A cooperation with Heidelberg University and Deutsch-Französischer Kulturkreis.
A concert in cooperation with
Palazetto Bru Zane

Tonight’s concert will be tape-recorded by
SWR2

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