25. - 29. August 2024

Univ.-Prof. Olaf Bär - Singing - HfM Dresden

Target group: Professional singers, vocal students at a professional level

Content: Vocal technique in individual lessons, musical interpretation incl. accompaniment, individual coaching concert repertoire song, language coaching song.

Course repertoire: The course repertoire is freely selectable in the genre GERMAN SONG. Depending on requirements, concert and song cycles as well as concert programs can be worked on according to the vocal subject. Please agree the course repertoire with the course leader in advance.

Registration: requested by 15.8.2024 at the latest

Meeting point: 25.8.2024, 11.00 am, Landesmusikschule Wörgl

August 29, 2024, 8.00 pm
Location to be announced

General information

Participation & costs:                                                                                           

Participation in the master classes can be either active or passive. The course management will decide on active participation after the audition on the first day of the course. An early confirmation of active participation can also be made after proper registration with Academia Vocalis by August 15, 2024, after submission of a recording or a recording link. For active participation in the German Lied master class € 450,-- will be charged. The number of participants in active status is limited to a maximum of 15 per course.

Language of instruction:                                                                                           


Course certificate                                                                                                    

During the final concert, all participants will be presented with a course certificate confirming their successful participation in the master class.                             

Lesson notes: glued in triplicate   

Olaf Baer ThumbBaritone Olaf Bär studied at the Carl Maria von Weber Academy of Music in Dresden. After winning first prize at the Walther Gruner Competition for German Lied in London, he began his international career as a concert and lieder singer. Olaf Bär's successful career on the opera stage is documented by his renowned partners on the podium, including Sir Georg Solti, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Bernard Haitink, Kurt Masur, Seiji Ozawa, Sir Colin Davis, Hartmut Haenchen, Riccardo Muti, Peter Schreier, Jeffrey Tate, John Eliot Gardiner, Franz Welser-Möst, Adam Fischer, Marc Minkowski, Fabio Luisi and Pierre Boulez. He has also worked with directors such as Joachim Herz, Ruth Berghaus, Jürgen Flimm, Hans Neuenfels, Andreas Homoki, Sven-Eric Bechtolf and Patrice Chéreau.

Olaf Bär was associated with the Semperoper Dresden for many years with a guest contract. Guest appearances have taken him to the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, La Scala in Milan, the Vienna State Opera, the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin, the opera houses in Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Zurich, Chicago, Rome, Naples and Turin as well as to festivals in Bayreuth, Salzburg, Aix-en-Provence, Japan and Glyndebourne, the Vienna Festival and the Ruhrtriennale. Numerous recordings on labels such as EMI, Decca, Philips and others document his work as a singer, and he has also won several prizes. Since 2004, he has held a professorship at the Dresden University of Music.

Eric Schneider ThumbEric Schneider, Pianist, UdK Berlin

Originally from the Bergisches Land region, Eric Schneider studied piano and mathematics. At the age of 22, he passed his artistic maturity examination with distinction at the Cologne University of Music. After winning his first competition prizes and piano recitals, he decided to take a postgraduate course in song composition with Hartmut Höll. He received groundbreaking impulses for his career from pianists such as Bruno Leonardo Gelber, Paul Badura-Skoda and Alfred Brendel as well as Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. In the 1990s, he studied conducting with Rolf Reuter at the Hanns Eisler School of Music.
"Hanns Eisler" for conducting. Eric Schneider has worked closely with singers such as Matthias Goerne, Christine Schäfer, Christiane Oelze and Anna Prohaska for many years. His most recent releases include "Apparition": songs by Henry Purcell and George Crumb with Christine Schäfer, "Wanderers Nachtlied", songs by Franz Schubert in a recording with Matthias Goerne, and "Behind the Lines" with Anna Prohaska on DGG.

For some time now, Eric Schneider has also returned to solo performances. He has recently given successful recitals at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, the Kissinger Sommer and the Ruhr Piano Festival. His current solo CD contains works by Leoš Janáček, Ludwig van Beethoven and Robert Schumann. He has been teaching at the UdK Berlin since 2009.

  Land Tirol Logo
  KufsteinLogo    KUltura Logo Neu     Logo Ferienregion Hohe salve NEU scaled   woergl logo
  Kufstein pos 2c white    
                   R Club 4C   OE1 intro Logo        oe1-logo-scaled2        

Wir verwenden Cookies, um unsere Webseite für Sie möglichst benutzerfreundlich zu gestalten. Wenn Sie fortfahren, nehmen wir an, dass Sie mit der Verwendung von Cookies auf dieser Webseite einverstanden sind. Weitere Informationen über Cookies finden Sie in unseren Datenschutzbestimmungen.

Ich akzeptiere Cookies von dieser Seite