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Lachende Studierende mit ihren Streichinstrumenten
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Department A: Voice/Music Theatre, Direction

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Department B: Strings, Harp, Guitar

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Department C: Wind, Percussion, Conducting, Correpetition

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Department D: Piano, Composition, Theoretical Studies

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Teaser 1a begrenzt bis 30.12. Englisch

Professorin Maria Graf mit Harfe

Retired harpist Prof. Maria Graf

For 24 years, Prof. Maria Graf has guided generations of harpists through their studies at the Eisler. At the end of the semester, the university will bid farewell to the deserving professor in retirement.

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Professor Scot Weir

Retired Prof. Scot Weir

At the end of this summer semester, Prof. Scot Weir is leaving us and is going into well-deserved retirement. For twenty-six years he worked as a main subject teacher for singing.

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Teaser 1 English

Violinist und Orchester

Violinist Seiji Okamoto wins First Prize at the ARD Music Competition in Munich

Seiji Okamoto is a graduate of Hanns Eisler and completed his master's degree in 2019 with Prof. Antje Weithaas.

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Kostümierte Studierende während einer Musiktheater-Aufführung

Neue Szenen V in the Tischlerei of the Deutsche Oper Berlin

The music theatre in three parts is a commissioned work by the two cooperation partners Deutsche Oper Berlin and Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin. The world premiere of the triptych will take place on 6 November 2021 in the Tischlerei of the Deutsche Oper Berlin.

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Junge Frau im Flur

Opus Klassik for Fatma Said as Young Artist of the Year 2021

The Egyptian soprano and Eisler graduate is awarded the Opus Klassik 2021 as Young Artist of the Year. The award ceremony will take place on October 10, 2021 in the Konzerthaus Berlin.

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Teaser 1 English

Hans-Dieter Baum

Mourning for Prof. Hans-Dieter Baum

Quite unexpectedly, we received the news of the passing of our dear colleague and teacher Prof. Hans-Dieter Baum. An obituary by Prof. Christian Ehwald

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Junge Frau mit Violine

Rimma Benyumova appointed new concertmaster of Staatskapelle Berlin

The violinist and student of Prof. Ulf Wallin has been appointed concertmaster of Staatskapelle Berlin beginning the role in the 2021/22 season.

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Alexander Edelmann

Alexander Edelmann principal double bass of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

The Eisler alumnus completed his master's degree with Prof. Matthew McDonald.

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Teaser 2 English

Alexander Gadjiev

Alexander Gadjiev is the winner of the Sydney International Piano Competition

The Italian-Slovenian pianist is completing his Konzertexamen studies with Prof. Eldar Nebolsin at Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin.

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Malte Giesen

Composers' Prize 2021 for Malte Giesen from the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation

The composer receives one of the three Composers' Prizes 2021 of the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation, each endowed with 35,000 euros.

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Julia Smirnova mit Geige

Julia Smirnova wins DAAD Prize

Julia Smirnova is this year's winner of the DAAD Prize of the Eisler. She is studying for a bachelor's degree in Prof. Stephan Picard's class. The prize is awarded by the school for outstanding artistic achievements as well as special social or intercultural commitment.

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Teaser 3 Englisch

Festspielhaus Bayreuth hinter einem Blumenbeet

Dennis Krauss stages children's opera at the Bayreuth Festival

Stephen Gould, one of the world's most sought-after Wagner singers, is on stage in the Bayreuth children's opera - "Tristan and Isolde" in the production by Eisler student and director Dennis Krauss.

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Sitzender Mann

Belvedere Singing Competition 3rd Prize for Kangyoon Lee

The master's student from Prof. Roman Trekel's class won 3rd prize at the renowned Hans Gabor Belvedere International Singing Competition.

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Pianistin Maria Eydman

Maria Eydman wins Gold medal from the Gina Bachauer Piano Foundation

The 16-year-old student of Prof. Eldar Nebolsin and student of the Bach-Gymnasium won the Gina Bachauer Young Artists Competition in Salt Lake City.

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Teaser 4 Englisch


Hubert Kowalczyk becomes a member of the ensemble at the Hamburg State Opera

From season 2021|22, Hubert Kowalczyk will be a member of the ensemble at the Hamburg State Opera, previously he was a member of the International Opera Studio. He is studying for a master’s degree with Prof. Martin Bruns.

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Zilvinas Brazauskas mit Klarinette

Usedom Music Prize for Žilvinas Brazauskas

The Lithuanian clarinetist Žilvinas Brazauskas will receive the Usedom Music Prize 2021 endowed with 5,000 euros. The 30-year-old is one of the most original and vital musicians of the new generation, according to the Usedom Festival. He studies in his Konzertexamen as well as chamber music with Prof. Martin Spangenberg and Prof. Eberhard Feltz.

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Álfheiður Erla Guðmundsdóttir

Álfheiður Erla Guðmundsdóttir joins soloist ensemble of Basel Theater

The Icelandic soprano Álfheiður Erla Guðmundsdóttir will be engaged in the soloist ensemble at Theater Basel for the 2021/22 season. At the Hanns Eisler she is currently studying for a master's degree with Prof. Michail Lanskoi, and previously completed her bachelor's degree with Prof. Anna Korondi.

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