Valentin Lanzrein - Voice

Sun Jul 28, 2024 to Sat Aug 3, 2024

Baritone Valentin Lanzrein is an active artist, a passionate singing teacher and a distinguished scientist. His broad repertoire includes nine languages and all classical styles from the Renaissance to the 21st century. With almost 20 years of experience as a vocal pedagogue, his areas of expertise include diction, song interpretation, vocal pedagogy, vocal literature and opera direction in addition to singing lessons. He is a published author of Oxford University Press, and his book The Singer's Guide to German Diction, published by Oxford University Press, has been hailed as "the most important work on diction in the last twenty years".

Lanzrein has twice been awarded the Kiefer-Hablitzel Prize for Music by the Swiss Tonkünstlerverein and has since toured Europe, Asia and the USA. His passion for art song has led him to perform at the Rheingau Music Festival (Germany), the Aimez Vous Brahms Festival (Switzerland), the Verbier Festival (Switzerland) and the Wednesday at One concert series at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York. Recent performances include the baritone role in Brahms' Liebeslieder Walzer in Shanghai Symphony Hall's Chamber Music Series, the baritone solo in Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the NUS Symphony and Choir in Singapore, Bach's Magnificat as soloist with the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, the collaboration with the Ciompi Quartet in Barber's Dover Beach, Stravinsky's Pulcinella as soloist with the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle and Bobby in Kurt Weill's Mahagonny Songspiel at Memorial Hall, Chapel Hill. There he also appeared in the Milestones Festival Gala Concert as soloist in Stephen Jaffe's Songs of Turning and as soloist with the Carolina Choir in Bach's Mass in B minor and Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem.

Valentin Lanzrein studied at the Bern University of the Arts (Switzerland), and holds an Artist Diploma from Oberlin College, a Bachelor's and Master's degree from the Juilliard School, New York (U. S. A. ), and a doctorate from the State University of New York at Stony Brook (U. S. A. ). His teachers include Richard Miller, W. Stephen Smith and Elisabeth Glauser, and he received additional impetus from master classes with Brigitte Fassbaender, Peter Schreier and Warren Jones. Professor Lanzrein is currently serving as a visiting faculty member at The Tianjin Juilliard School and as Associate Professor at the School of Music, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China.

Course description
The course is aimed at professional singers as well as aspiring singers in training and interested amateur singers with previous knowledge.

The prerequisite for participation in the course is singing experience, which may have to be proven in advance til 15. April by sending in an audio sample per e-mail:


Normal: €454.00
Reduced: €360.00


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