Samuel Hasselhorn
baryton | Germany, °1990
 
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)
Piano 2020 postponed to May 2021
How the competition unfolds
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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