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Solitude Konzerte in der Scheune und im Schloss
24. July 2011 11:00
NEUE MEISTER DER LIEDKUNST (New Master of Lieder)

Joo-Hee Jung, Marija Vidovic (soprano), Emilio Pons (tenor),
Falko Hönisch (baritone)

Program
Johannes Brahms' love songs-waltzes as well as selected songs by Franz Schubert und Robert Schumann.


Short biographies

Joo-Hee Jung (*1978 in Seoul/South Korea) studied voice at the Dankook University in Seoul, at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst (State University of Music and Performing Arts) Stuttgart and at the Opera Studio in Zurich. He has won awards at international vocal competitions such as the Vokal genial in Munich and the Concurso Internacional De Canto Monserrat Caballé in Barcelona. Joo-Hee Jung appears in international concerts and is a contract performer at the Seoul Opera Festival.

Marija Vidovic (*1982 in Cakovec/Croatia) studied voice at the University for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna and completed the master course in opera at the State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart. A win at the vocal competition in Dubrovnik in 1999 has led to many performances and contract roles at the Croatian National Theaters in Split and Zagreb as well as the Schönbrunner Schlosstheater Vienna.

Emilio Pons (*1982 in Mexico City /Mexico) studied piano and law in Mexico City as well as voice at Indiana University in Bloomington, USA. In 2005, Pons became a member of the opera studio of the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg. Awards include the Palm Beach Opera Vocal Competition in Florida, the Pavel Lisitsian Young Opera Singers' Competition in Moscow, and the Belvedere voice competition in Vienna. Pons has had appeared in the opera at the Theater Freiburg at the Wiener Kammeroper. He is currently an ensemble singer at the Grand Thêatre de Genève, Switzerland.

Falko Hönisch (*1977 in Stade, Germany) studied voice, conducting and piano at the music schools in Karlsruhe and Lübeck and later in the soloist class at the State University of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart. He has won numerous awards at event such as the ARD and Richard Strauss competitions in Munich in 2009, the International Vocal Competition in's-Hertogenbosch in 2008 and the Johannes Brahms competition in Carinthia, Austria, in 2008. Most recently, in 2010, he won the Lauritz Melchior competition for Wagnerian voices in Aalborg, Denmark, as well as the Mendelssohn competition of the Mendelssohn-Gesellschaft Frankfurt. Hönisch is extremely active on the international concert, opera and lieder circuit, having appeared, for example at the Darmstadt State Theater or with the Rundfunkorchester München.

Neue Meister der Liedkunst was initiated by Prof. Francisco Araiza.

Admission: 15 euros/reduced price 10 euros, not including public transportation
Tickets available at SKS Russ (Tel. 0711/163 53 21) and at the door: Charlottenplatz 17, 70173 Stuttgart
No assigned seating!

A concert series of the Akademie Schloss Solitude and the Rudolf Eberle Foundation.