Guest Artist Master Class

Hans Graf

Vocal Repertoire Master Class

Hans Graf

Duncan Recital Hall at Alice Pratt Brown Hall

Hans Graf returns to the Shepherd School for a master class on vocal repertoire with Shepherd School voice students.

Free, general admission


Tessa McQueen, soprano; Lyndsi Maus, piano
Berg from Seven Early Songs

  • Die Nachtigall 
  • Im Zimmer 
  • Sommertage 

Katherine Dobbs, mezzo-soprano; Nino Sanikidze, piano
Mahler from Kindertotenlieder

  • Nun seh’ich wohl, warm so dunkle Flammen 
  • Oft denk’ich, sie sind nur ausgegangen 

Gabriel Natal Báez, baritone; Lyndsi Maus, piano
Mahler from Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

  • Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht
  • Ging heut’ Morgen über’s Feld 


Hans Graf

Known for his wide range of repertoire and creative programming, the distinguished Austrian conductor Hans Graf is one of today’s most highly respected musicians. With Hans Graf, “a brave new world of music-making under inspired direction” (The Straits Times) began at the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, where he was appointed Chief Conductor from the 2020/21 season, and Music Director from the 2022/23 season.

Graf was formerly Music Director of the Houston Symphony, Calgary Philharmonic, Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine, Basque National Orchestra and the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg. He has appeared with all major orchestras in North America, including the orchestras of Boston, Cleveland, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Montreal, Toronto and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.


Duncan Recital Hall at Alice Pratt Brown Hall