HIGHLIGHTS

Events with David Lutz

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David Lutz is Chairman of the Jury at the 6th International Song Competition for Voice-Piano Duos in Sofia in May 2019

3. - 5. May 2019

The 6th International Song Competition for Voice-Piano Duos in Sofia (Bulgaria) focuses to Beethoven, Brahms and Gottfried von Einem. David Lutz was invited to act as chairman of the jury.

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© Musiktage Mondsee - W. Pleschberger

"Gib mir das Glück der Geselligkeit"
Ensembles & Songs for male voices by Schubert at the fortress Burg Feistritz

1. May 2019, Burg Feistritz

Robert Holl & friends - the audience can enjoy selected Ensembles & Songs for male voices by Schubert at the knight's hall of the Burg Feistritz with Jan Petryka, Daniel Johannsen, Georg Klimbacher and Robert Holl.
At the piano: David Lutz

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The next appearances of David Lutz at the Schubertiade Dürnstein 2019: Ensemble-Evening and "Schwanengesang"

26. and 28. April 2019, Stift Dürnstein

The traditional Ensemble-Evening will be held on 26.04.2019 including the cycle „Abendröte“ and Duets like „Der Tod und das Mädchen“ and „Licht und Liebe“ as well as the Quartets „An die Sonne“ D 439 and „Gebet“. At the morning matinee on 28.04.2019 Robert Holl and David Lutz will make the next highlight of the Schubertiade Dürnstein with songs from the "Schwanengesang".

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"Pianist, baritone offer flawless Schubert interpretation" − Sensational review about the "Schwanengesang"-recital in the USA

25. February 2019, WCR Center for the Arts

Euphoric critic appeared after the interpretation of the "Schwanengesang" by Schubert in Pennsylvania. David Lutz & his former student, Klemens Sander earned sentences like "flawless Schubert interpretation", "a vivid, often emotionally wrenching performance", "Lutz’s light, rippling touch, as well as the ability to infuse chords with profound tragedy, formed a necessary and beautifully executed underpinning to the vocal parts."

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Master Class for voice and piano duet with David Lutz at the Orford Music Academy

From July 21st 2019 to July 27th 2019

This class is designed for singers and pianists wanting to perfect the art of the recital and to deepen the interpretation of the French melody and the German Lied.

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"Nonplusultra-Partner at the Piano..."
Enthusiastic reception at Mondsee

2. September 2018, Castle Mondsee

The chamber music festival Musiktage Mondseecelebrated 2018 its 30th anniversary with Robert Holl and David Lutz. Their Schubert-Programm sparked enthusiasm not only among the audience, but also among the critics.

Critic (German) →

Further performances and News:

08. 06. 2019,  Peters-Church, Vienna

David Lutz and Andreas Egger (former Student of him) performs "Die schöne Müllerin" by Franz Schubert.

16. 06. 2019,  Mozarthaus Vienna

Florian Spiess, Bass and David Lutz give a charity recital at the Mozart-house in Vienna to support the Lions Club.

12. 07.2019, Würzburg

Robert Holl (President of the Pfitzner-Society in Germany) and David Lutz (also long-time member of this society) will perform a programme including Works by Pfitzner, Brahms and Wolf darbieten.

October 2019, Reading (USA)

As part of the "Fall Festivals" it will be held a Master Class again with David Lutz in Reading, Pennsylvania in October 2019. More details will be published later.

Successes of former students of David Lutz

Paul Schweinester

(tenor, graduated with honors)
was a member of the ensemble of the Vienna Volksopera, and presented "Die schöne Müllerin" in the USA as well as in Austria.

Lucas Buclin

(piano-vocal accompaniment)
recorded with the soprano Antoinette Dennefeld (award winner of the Prix Jeune Talent) a new CD titled "Banalités".

Lech Napierała

(piano-vocal accompaniment)
is now a professor for piano and piano accompaniment at the University of Cracow, Poland. He and Paul Schweinester are currently (June 2018) performing Brahms: "Die schöne Magalone" cycle.

Francis Perron

(piano-vocal accompaniment)
is now professor at Montreal Universite.