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Ulrich Eisenlohr


Ulrich Eisenlohr studied at the conservatory of music in Mannheim (Rolf Hartmann, piano) and Lieder under Konrad Richter at Stuttgart.

Specialising in the areas of song accompaniment and chamber music, he began an extensive concert career with numerous instrumental and vocal partners in Europe and all over the world, with appearances at the Vienna Musikverein and Konzerthaus, the Berlin Festival Weeks, in London’s Wigmore Hall, at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Edinburgh Festival, the Frankfurt Festival, the International Beethoven Festival Bonn and the Ludwigsburg Festival, the European Music Festival Stuttgart among many others. His Lieder partners include Ingeborg Danz, Christian Elsner, Matthias Goerne, Dietrich Henschel, Wolfgang Holzmair, Christoph Pregardien, Sibylla Rubens, Markus Schäfer, Roman Trekel, Rainer Trost, Iris Vermillion, Michael Volle, Ruth Ziesak and many others.

Ulrich Eisenlohr has also appeared in numerous broadcast productions, live concert recordings and television tapings as well as disk and CD recordings for leading record companies such as Sony classical, Naxos, harmonia mundi, cpo and others. Several of his recordings have been awarded major prizes, such as the German Record Critics’ Quarterly Award, a Grand Prix International from the Académie du Disque Lyrique in Paris, the Classical Internet Award, and a Supersonic Award by the leading music magazine “pizzicato”.

The conception, artistic leading and recording of all Schubert songs for the label Naxos was an outstanding and important focus of his artistic work; the whole project started in 1998 and was finished and released by 2011.

Ulrich Eisenlohr has conducted numerous master-classes in Lied and chamber music in many countries. As accompanist for master-classes he worked together with Hans Hotter, Christa Ludwig, Daniel Ferro and Geoffrey Parsons. By now he is professor at the Cologne University of Music and Dance, where he teaches a Lieder class.

Last updated: Jul 2019