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For the participants of the competition


Dear musician,
We congratulate you on your selection as a participant in the 2nd International Lied Competition “Bolko von Hochberg” and wish you that this experience enriches your musical career. Here you will find information such as the program for the First Round, the addresses of the locations and practice rooms in Görlitz/Zgorzelec as well as recommendations for planning the trip to Görlitz and accommodation. ​

First Round

Miejski Dom Kultury
Ulica Parkowa 1, Zgorzelec

Sunday May 26, 2024

Please note that small changes are possible. A definitive program will be communicated on this website on Friday, May 24th. ​

If you are unable to attend, please inform us urgently in good time.


Augusta Kling | Mediha Khan

Kyoungmin Choi | Jino Kim

Konrad Derlatka | Vera Heppt

Isabelle Osenau | Alfonso Gonzalez Martinez
Mijung Kwon | Jungmin Lee
Hyunseon Kang | Hyun-hwa Park


Lisa Ziehm | Hyelee Clara Chang
Hanxiao Wang | Viktoria Korolionok
Ekaterina Bazhanova | Marco Heise
Cornelius Lewenberg | Walewein Witten
Justyna Bujak | Mikosz Jan-Kanty
Makiko Kawaguchi | Nao Ueda


Dohoon Lee | Byungdon Choe

Johanna Will | Nils Basters

Kristýna Soukupová | Michal Chrobák
Élia Farreras Cabero | Lucas Huber Sierra
David Stoklosa | Zofia Dynak-Chwałko

Lilia-Fruz Bulhakova | Eva Barta

Monday May 27, 2024


Anna Kohler | Grzegorz Biegas
Kacper Kostrzewski | Grzegorz Biegas
Agata Kornaga | Yewon Shin

Jana Margová | Grzegorz Biegas
SeungA Ryu | Sunghee Park

Anna Lautwein | Laura Pitz
Ayako Miura | Mariko Sakonju


Alexandra Blanik | Grzegorz Biegas

Yang Xu | Mariko Sakonju

Marianna Ntinou | Esme Wong

Lara Rieken | Doriana Tchakarova

Julie Catherine Eggli | Diego Mallen Mendoza
Helena Donie | Yeon Seo Ra
Sakurako Tokuda | Chrieri Shiotani

Melis Vlahovic | Park Eun Chong


Julia Frischknecht | Igor Adreev

Jan-Henrik Witkowski | Doriana Tchakarova
Lisa Newill-Smith | David Wishard

Linus Fischer | Lukas Stamm

Sohee Seo | Eunhyeon Baek
Mareike Zorko | Mariia Boichenko
Alison Lau | Maurycy Stawujak
Jessica Harper | Anna Alvizou

Tuesday May 28, 2024


Julia Hagenmüller | Yuna Kim

Jan Bukowski | Simonas Poška
Marietta Sarri | Marilena Souri
Sofia Revueltas | Yuri Ota

Andrew Irwin | Martin Gennen

Jaewon Jung  | Eunshil Oh


Jared Andrew Michaud | Christina Koti
Rory Green | George Needham
Yewon Kim | Seunghwan Ji

Sarah Gilford | Ewa Danilewska
Klara Brockhaus | Rodolfo Focarelli

Radoslava Vorgic | Nevena Sovtic
Xiaofang Zhao | Zifang Yu


Xiaofang Zhao | Zifang Yu

Anna Graf | Wan-Yen Li

Markus Ennsthaller | Virgile Van Essche
Theano Papadaki | Thomas Eeckhout
Bing Yue | Hana Kang

Cecilia Rodriguez | Jesús López-Blanco
Soowon Han | Sung Won Lee
Radoslava Vogic | Nevena Sovtic

Announcement of the semifinalists at 21:30.

Semifinals: on Thursday 30.05.2024 from 10:30.


The journey to Görlitz-Zgorzelec

Eco-Friendly: Train & Bus

Görlitz train station is directly connected by train to the following cities: Dresden (1 hour, 10 minutes), Cottbus (1 hour, 10 minutes), Berlin (with a change in Cottbus, 2 hours, 40 minutes), Wroclaw (1 hour, 40 minutes), Liberec (change in Zittau, 1 hour, 20 minutes). In Germany, a monthly train ticket price of €49 applies to all regional trains. The bus company Flixbus connects Görlitz with all cities in Europe. There are direct connections from Brussels and Warsaw. ​ A trip to Görlitz by train or bus can be combined with a visit to other historical cities on the Via Regia ancient route that connects some of Europe's most important cultural sites between East and West.

By plane

The closest international airports to Görlitz are Berlin Brandenburg Airport and the Nicolaus Copernicus Airport in Wrocław, but also Dresden and Prague. There is a train connection from Berlin Brandenburg Airport to Görlitz via Cottbus (approx. 3 hours). From Wrocław Nicolaus Copernicus Airport there is a bus (109 or 129) that goes to Wrocław train station or other nearby train stations (40 min, ticket 1€). From Wroclaw there is a train to Zgorzelec and Görlitz (1 hour and 40 minutes, price around €10). Use please Google Maps for exact Info.

We particularly recommend this route, also to avoid possible problems such as strikes at Deutsche Bahn.

Flights (direct, with return) to Wrocław: London (from €30), Manchester (from €50), Brussels (from €40), Eindhoven (from €90), Bologna (from €60), Athens (from 60 €) etc.

Flights (direct, with return) to Berlin: London (from €50), Athens (€100), Rome (€60), Venice (from €40), etc. (For more connections close to your city see  Google Flights).

​If you need help with planning your trip, please contact us via What's App (+48 502 991789) or by email to


Accomodation in Görlitz-Zgorzelec

On Booking and AirBnB you can find several accommodation options on both the German and Polish sides of the city. We would like to draw the musician's attention to the fact that there is a supermarket chain in Poland (Żabka) that is open all day (until 10 p.m.) even on weekends. Here you will find our recommendations for accommodation in Görlitz-Zgorzelec.



The youth hostel at Langenstrasse 37 is located directly in the old town and is a former university for church music. Two halls with pianos also serve as practice rooms. You can also use a kitchen. For further information and booking, please call 03581 64 95 88 or send an email to: with the note “for the Lied Competition”.



The hotel is located at Bolko-von-Hochberg-Str.2 and is very close to Dom Kultury and the Stadthalle Görlitz. Participants can book a double room for €83.50. ink. breakfast and for 63.50 book a single room + breakfast. The offer is valid until April 12th (to the mail under the keyword "Liedwettbewerb".



The “Zur Wartburg” guesthouse offers affordable rooms and is not far from the Dom Kultury and the Stadthalle. The hostel also has a music hall with grand piano that can be used for rehearsals and provides guests with a shared kitchen. There are actually still free rooms, we reccomend to book as soon as possible.


Villa Toro

Villa Toro is located directly opposite the Dom Kultury and offers nice rooms at not very high prices.

Handwerk 5


The guest apartments at Handwerk 5 are located in the old town and have affordable prices. Residents are also allowed to use a kitchen.



The Hotelik is located on the Neisse river on the Polish side and has rooms at affordable prices. There are several restaurants at reasonable prices on the promenade. It's not far to Dom Kultury.



The beautiful apartments are also located on the Neisse promenade on the Polish side of the city. They are comfortable and have a kitchen. Not far from Dom Kultury.



The Wiegand family's holiday apartments are opposite Ars Augusta e.V. (practice room). There is also a Clavinova in one of the apartments and singing is allowed. Prices 30-40€ per person.

Practice rooms

Music School "Johann Adam Hiller"

The music school in Görlitz is a partner of the competition: It is located at Am Fischmarkt 6. There are three rooms available as practice rooms (No. 14, No. 15 and the concert hall). Use is limited in time: all day on Sunday, May 26th. From Monday 27.5 to Friday 31.5. from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Ars Augusta e.V.

The headquarters of Ars Augusta e.V. at Augustastraße 6 offers a practice room from May 26th to 31st from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Peregrinus Jugendherberge

PEREGRINUS at Langenstrasse 37 is offering two practice rooms from May 26th to 31st from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Miejski Dom Kultury and Kleiner Saal der Stadthalle

The musicians can familiarize themselves with the acoustics in the competition's two event rooms when the halls are not in use (9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m., 1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.). The small hall of the town hall (Kleiner Saal der Stadthalle) will also be available for rehearsals on May 29th.

Please fill your name to the List of Reservation of the Practice Rooms at the beginning of May 2024.

City map of Görlitz-Zgorzelec with all locations of the competition, practice rooms and accommodation options:

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