Song, Opera, Oratorio

Singing talents and advanced singers whose goal is to be soloists in a smaller setting are invited. The instructors will teach in individual lessons and in plenum the songs and arias brought by the participants. In the plenum, Stephan Kohlenberg, a singer but also trained on the piano, will accompany.

This year the compulsory piece is Beethoven's Mass in C major, op. 86. Both the solo and choral parts of the Kyrie, Sanctus and Benedictus, appropriate to the vocal range, should be prepared for the course. Edition Carus-Verlag.

Inquiries at hc@begemann-bariton.de


Teaching team:

Prof. Hans Christoph Begemann is one of the most versatile and discovering Lied singers of today. In 2021 he was awarded the German Record Critics' Prize for the second time. The Hamburg-born baritone was for many years in the ensemble of the Darmstadt State Theater and is now a professor at the Mainz University of Music.

Prof. Stephan Kohlenberg studied school music in Frankfurt and singing at the "Royal Academy" in London. This was followed by an extensive concert career. Since 1983 he has been teaching at the Musikhochschule in Karlsruhe. At the Frankfurt Opera he supervised the members of the opera studio for several years.

Anne Lünenbürger studied singing at the Karlsruhe Academy of Music. From 1995 to 2008 she was a member of the ensemble at the Nuremberg State Theater and since then has been a Bavarian Chamber Singer. In addition to her opera and concert activities, she teaches at the conservatories in Mainz and Karlsruhe.

Number of participants: approx. 16
Course start: Sunday, 29 August 2021, 14:00
Course end: Thursday, September 2, 2021, after the final concert
Final concert:

Thursday, September 2, 2021, 17:00


incl. meals and accommodation in a single room 520 €, in a double room 484 €, students in a shared room 460 €.

Notes on registration: Registration takes place via the Landesmusikakademie Rheinland-Pfalz.

This course is recognised by the Pädagogisches Landesinstitut Rheinland-Pfalz under Az. MA2155 as serving official interests.