Born in Bad Pyrmont, Tobias Krampen initially studied piano with Prof. Heidi Koehler, before he completed an Artist Diploma major at McGill University in Montréal in solo piano and chamber music under Prof. Tom Plaunt and Prof. Michael McMahon. After this came studies in song accompaniment with Prof. Jürgen Glauß at the Cologne Hochschule für Musik followed by a performance degree in Song Duo in the master class of Prof. Irwin Gage in Saarbrücken. Tobias Krampen holds a scholarship from the Richard Wagner Society, Cologne, and has been a prizewinner at numerous competitions such as the German Music Competition. In addition, he was awarded the 2007 Schubert Prize of the German Schubert Society. He has concertized and given master classes with Sibylla Rubens, Francisco Araiza, Peter Schreier, Manfred Jung and Thomas Thomaschke. Together with Ingeborg Danz he gives courses in song interpretation for singers and pianists. Tobias Krampen is a lecturer in song interpretation at the Cologne Hochschule für Musik.
The Artist's Homepage: http://www.tobiaskrampen.de
Songs by Liszt, Mahler, Pizzetti, Rihm
Christoph Pohl, Baritone - Tobias Krampen, Piano