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Teilnehmer der Liedkunst 2016

Masterclass in »Lied« Interpretation at Husum Castle

20th Masterclass in Lied Interpretation
from 27th of July 1st of August, 2020

Interpretation of songs from different eras.


Prof. Ulf Bästlein (Voice)
CV Ulf Bästlein

Charles Spencer (Piano)
CV Charles Spencer

Important general Information

Opening concert will take place on
Monday, 27th of July 2020, 7.30 pm at »Rittersaal« in Husum castle.


The course is directed towards advanced song or piano students and young musicians with corresponding qualifications or experience.
If you would like to apply, please bring three copies of your music with you.

Participation fee

320 Euro
The registration fee of 100 Euro is to be paid on application and entitles the applicant to attend both concerts and as a daily audience member.

For foreign transfer please use this bank account numbers:
IBAN-Nr: DE 342 175 000 000 000 16196

deadline for applications

is 10th of July 2020


Because the number of active participants is limited, there will be an entrance examination in Husum Castle in order to decide who will take part.
Please prepare an art song of your choice.

Entrance examination

Not open to the general public.
Participation is only possible after previous application and payment of registration fee (100 Euro)!
Tuesday 28th of July 2020, 11am at »Suedfluegelsaal«, Husum Castle

The classes

Classes are open to the public and can be attended daily from Wednesday to Friday from 10am - open end.

Prizes for best performances

The best performances at the final concert on Saturday, 1st of August 2020 will be chosen by an independent jury to receive the following prizes:
  • 1st Liedduo-Prize: Nordfriesischer Liedpreis - in the gift of the State of Schleswig-Holstein's ministry of education, science and culture.
  • 2nd Liedduo-Prize: Prize of Friends of the Masterclasses in Lied Interpretation at Husum Castle
  • Prize of church St. Marien Husum
  • Theodor Storm Piano Prize
  • Nicolaus Bruhns Prize for Singing - donated by Dr. Annemarie Hansen
  • Audience Award - donated by Gabrielle Gumpert and Barbara Hess
  • Hardenack Otto Conrad Zinck-Prize

Advance booking for both concerts is available from Bookshop »Schlossbuchhandlung« Husum, Tel. ++49-4841-89214.


Flyers and application forms for the masterclasses can be obtained from:

Please download and print out the form, complete it and send it to the Music School of North Frisia via mail or email:

Kreismusikschule Nordfriesland
Schloss vor Husum
25813 Husum/Germany
phone ++49-4841-8973123