Registration until 31st March 2022 (date as postmarked resp. of email) should include

name, address, date of birth, nationality

photograph (colour, min. 300 dpi, jpg or tif)

short biography with information to places of study, teachers’ names, prizes in competitions (if any)

repertory for the masterclass (works by Schumann and/or Brahms)


Mitsuko Shirai

Mitsuko Shirai

Die japanische Mezzosopranistin Mitsuko Shirai gewann 1974 den Internationalen Robert-Schumann-Wettbewerb Zwickau und hat sich seitdem als Solistin und Pädagogin weltweiten Ruhm verschafft. Sie wirkt als Jurorin bei zahlreichen Gesangswettbewerben und leitet als Professorin an der Musikhochschule Karlsruhe den Schwerpunkt Lied.

Eric Le Sage

Eric Le Sage

French Pianist Eric Le Sage was the winner of major international competitions as Porto (1985), Zwickau (1989) and Leeds (1990). Among his countless CD recordings are the complete piano works of Robert Schumann and the complete chamber music of Johannes Brahms. Since 2010 he has been teaching as professor at the Musikhochschule Freiburg. 


The repertory of the master classes is to be chosen from the songs respectively piano works of Robert Schumann and Johannes Brahms and should be listed with the registration.


  • One lesson daily. Start of classes is on 6th June in the morning
  • Practising rooms in the Robert Schumann Konservatorium Zwickau.
  • free entry to the concerts of the Schumann Festival.
  • Guided tour through the museum in the Robert Schumann House

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