Baritone Samuel Hasselhorn Announces new Lieder Album

By Dejan Vukosavljevic
(Credit: Samuel Hasselhorn Official Website)

Baritone Samuel Hasselhorn has announced his upcoming album “Stille Liebe.”

The new recording, by Harmonia Mundi, will feature a selection of songs by Robert Schumann including the Kerner Lieder, Andersen Lieder, and Heine ballads.  Hasselhorn is accompanied by the British pianist Joseph Middleton.

This marks the latest album by Hasselhorn, who has already recorded a Lieder album with songs by Schumann and other composers.

Hasselhorn is an acclaimed singer who performed in masterclasses for Kiri Te Kanawa, Kevin Murphy, Thomas Quasthoff, Helen Donath, Annette Dasch, Susan Manoff, Jan-Philip Schulze, Anne Le Bozec, and Martin Brauß. He won the Queen Elisabeth Competition in 2018, the 2018 Emmerich Smola Prize, the 2017 Das Lied International Song Competition in Heidelberg, the 2015 Young Concert Artists Auditions in New York, and was the first prize winner in the 2013 International Schubert Competition in Dortmund.

Hasselhorn was a member of the ensemble of the Wiener Staatsoper for two seasons, where he performed the title role in Mozart and Da Ponte’s “Don Giovanni,” and the title role in Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia,” among others.

“Stille Liebe” will be released on Sept. 11, 2020.


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