Samuel Hasselhorn
baryton | Germany, °1990
 
VOICE 2018 : First Prize
The young German baritone Samuel Hasselhorn studied at the Hanover and Paris conservatories and is currently working with Patricia McCaffrey in New York. He has made a big impression at a number of competitions, winning first prize at the SWR Junge Opernstars 2018 and at the Das Lied International Song Competition, as well as prizes at the Wigmore Hall Song Competition, the Hugo Wolf Competition, the Young Concert Artists Auditions in New York, the Concours international Nadia et Lili Boulanger in Paris, and the Bundeswettbewerb Gesang in Berlin. In concert and in recital, he has sung at the Ravinia Music Festival and the Marlboro Festival and at Carnegie Hall, Notre-Dame de Paris, and the Gewandhaus in Leipzig. He has also performed at the Lyons and Leipzig opera houses. His first CD, Nachtblicke, of lieder by Schubert, Pfitzner, and Reimann, came out in 2014.

Teachers

2014 - : Trish McCaffrey
2012 - 2013: Malcolm Walker
2008 - 2012: Marina Sandel

Degrees

2008 - 2014: Diplom Opera Singer, HMTM Hannover
2012 - 2013: Diplome Voice, CNSMD Paris

Concerts

2017: Oper Leipzig, opera house - Baritone Solo in Carmina Burana, Gewandhaus Orchestra, Anthony Bramall
2017: Zürich Tonhalle, Liederrezital Zürich - Winterreise, Schubert, Oliver Pohl, piano
2016: Opera Lyon, opera house - Masetto, orchestra of the opera house Lyon, Stefano Montanari
2016: Opera Lyon, opera house - Kaiser Overall in Kaiser von Atlantis, orchestra of the opera house Lyon
2016: Bath Music Festival, Bath Music Festival - Brahms recital, Ann Murray (mezzo), Malcolm Martineau (piano)

Competitions

2017: 1st Prize, Das Lied - International Song Competition (Heidelberg)
2016: 3rd Prize, Wolf Song Competition (Stuttgart)
2015: 2nd Prize, Wigmore Hall Song Competition (London)
2015: 1st Prize, Young Concert Artists Auditions (New York)
2013: 1st Prize, Schubert Competition (Dortmund)
Video
Final 2018: Samuel Hasselhorn
Semi-final 2018: Samuel Hasselhorn
Audio
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Programme
Final (12/05/2018)
Gustav Mahler Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht ? (E flat major) (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
Gustav Mahler Wo die schönen Trompeten blasen (C minor) (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
Felix Mendelssohn Es ist genug (Elias op. 70)
Giuseppe Verdi Carlos écoute - Ah, je meurs (Don Carlos)
Samuel Hasselhorn, voice
La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra, dir. Alain Altinoglu
Semi-final (05/05/2018)
Robert Schumann Tragödie: Entflieh mit mir (Romanzen und Balladen IV op. 64)
Hugo Wolf Benedeit die sel'ge Mutter
Robert Schumann Die beiden Grenadiere (Romanzen und Balladen op. 49)
Franz Schubert Gebet während der Schlacht D 171
Johannes Brahms O Tod, wie bitter bist du
Hugo Wolf Seemanns Abschied (Gedichte von Joseph v. Eichendorff)
Samuel Hasselhorn, voice
Joseph Middleton, pianist accompanist
First round (02/05/2018)
Claude Debussy Oh, qu'est-ce que c'est? (Pelléas et Mélisande)
Franz Schubert Erlkönig D 328
Samuel Hasselhorn, voice
Joseph Middleton, pianist accompanist
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