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Violinist und Orchester

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

At the 70th International ARD Music Competition, the jury awarded the first prize to Seiji Okamoto (27) from Japan at the final in the violin category...

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

The Egyptian soprano and Eisler graduate Fatma Said is awarded the Opus Klassik 2021 as Young Artist of the Year with her debut album "El Nour". The...

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Obituary for Sonja Nemirova

Sonja Nemirova
20. September 1942 - 13. August 2021

The death of the soprano and vocal teacher Sonja Nemirova affects us very much.

In the directing...

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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...

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Professorin Maria Graf mit Harfe

Retired harpist Prof. Maria Graf

For 24 years, Prof. Maria Graf has accompanied generations of young harpists at the Eisler through their studies and taught them with great...

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Junge Frau mit Violine

Rimma Benyumova new concertmaster of the Staatskapelle Berlin

In June, Prof. Ulf Wallin's master's student won the audition for the position of concertmaster at the Staatskapelle Berlin.

Born in Siberia in 1993,...

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Alexander Edelmann

Alumnus Alexander Edelmann becomes principal double bassist of the Israel Philharmonic

The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra has appointed Alexander Edelmann as its new principal double bassist. In October he will take up his position in...

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Alexander Gadjiev

Alexander Gadjiev is the winner of the Sydney International Piano Competition

Alexander Gadjiev was awarded first prize at the Sydney International Piano Competition 2021. The Italian-Slovenian pianist is completing his...

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Hans-Dieter Baum

Mourning for Prof. Hans-Dieter Baum

We mourn our colleague and teacher
Prof. Hans-Dieter Baum

19.08.1936 – 12.07.2021

Completely unexpected, and therefore particularly shocking, we...

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Cellistin im Marstall

Erneute Spende der Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung für Studierende in finanziellen Notsituationen

Zum wiederholten Male unterstützt die Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung die pandemiebedingt in finanzielle Not geratenen Studierenden der Hochschule für...

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