A new program Becoming a Lied Singer will be broadcast on 7 July at 8pm until 9pm on BBC 4 TV hosted by Thomas Quasthoff.
Thomas Quasthoff, one of the premier baritones of his generation, presents his personal guide to the love of his life, the German Lied song. Drawing on his multiple roles as maestro, teacher and founder of an international Lied singing competition, professor Quasthoff goes on a personal journey into this short, domestic but intensely expressive art form.
A 2 minute introduction to the program episode aired on 27 June 2017 and is available for 4 weeks on BBC iPlayer along with several other short clips taken from the program.
Further information is available on the show page where the broadcast will also be available on iPlayer after it has aired tonight
Becoming a Lied Singer:
Thomas Quasthoff and the Art of German Song