We are delighted to have Graham Johnson back at VISI this coming June.

This intimate German Lieder program will allow a small ensemble of singers and pianists to work with Graham Johnson on the vast Schubert song catalogue.  With daily coachings, masterclasses and inspired talks, this is a rare opportunity to learn from the world’s leading expert in Art Song.


June 19 – 26, 2016

o    The repertoire focus of the week:

  • Schubert: The entire song catalogue EXCLUDING isolated songs from Die Schöne Müllerin and Winterreise.
  • Schumann: Assigned excerpts fromSpanisches Liederspiel

o   The week will include:

  • Daily Masterclasses with Mr. Johnson (Pianist/Scholar) who will be in residence from June 21-25.
  • Further coachings and preparation by Core VISI Faculty including Erika Switzer, Gayle Shay, Laura LoewenMartha Guth, Rena Sharon and Tyler Duncan,.
  • A special masterclass with Isabel Bayrakdarian on Schumann’s Spanisches Liederspiel
  • German Diction
  • Lectures and classes on the weeks focused repertoire
  • A public performance at the end of the week
  • Students can audit any portion of the Latin Song program as their schedule allows.

Program Particulars:


  • All events are open to the public and no application is required.  For further information on this, please visit our AUDITING page by clicking here.

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