Registration until 28th February 2023 (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.

Hartmut Höll

Hartmut Höll has been one of the piano partners most in demand
for decades – 1982 to 1992 he was song duo partner of
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, for five decades he has worked with
Mitsuko Shirai. He recorded about 60 CDs (also with instrumentalists
like Sabine Meyer or Tabea Zimmermann), many
of them award winning. As professor (from 2007 also rector)
of the Karlsruhe Music College he is in close connection to the
young artists’ generation.

Florian Uhlig
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Florian Uhlig studied at the Royal College of Music (Peter
Feuchtwanger) and the Royal Academy of Music in London.
He was appointed as professor for piano at the Dresden
Music College in 2014, and in October 2019 at the Music
College in Lübeck. Oustanding among his many CD recordings
are the complete piano works of Robert Schumann.

Tobias Koch
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Tobias Koch studied with David Levine and Roberto Szidon in
Düsseldorf. Specializing in historically informed performance
practice he has produced more than 50 CD recordings on historical
keyboard instruments, mainly with music of the 19th
century. He teaches at the Robert Schumann Music College
in Düsseldorf and acts as a jury member e. g. at the Warsaw
Chopin Competition on period instruments.


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