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Samuel Hasselhorn (c) Nicolaj Lund

Samuel Hasselhorn (D)


Samuel Hasselhorn earned his degree in Opera Performance from the Hannover University of Music, Drama, and Media with Professor Marina Sandel, in addition to a semester abroad at the Paris Conservatory with Malcolm Walker. He received further musical influences in masterclasses with Kiri Te Kanawa, Kevin Murphy, Thomas Quasthoff, Helen Donath, Annette Dasch, Susan Manoff, Jan-Philip Schulze, Anne Le Bozec, and Martin Brauß. Samuel received grants from the Walter and Charlotte Hamel Foundation, the Gundlach Music Award, and was recipient of the prestigious Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes. Following his First Prize triumph at the 2018 Queen Elisabeth Competition, Samuel Hasselhorn is quickly establishing himself as a multifaceted artist, on the international level, who is at home equally in the genres of opera, Lied, and oratorio. His first two CDs “Nachtblicke”, and the highly acclaimed “Dichterliebe” were released in 2014 and 2018 with GWK Records.