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Anton-Webern-Chor (Choir)

Founded: 1966 - Frankfurt, Germany (as: Kammerchor Frankfurt)
Renamed and relocated: 1991 - Freiburg in Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (as: Anton-Webern-Chor)

The Anton-Webern-Chor (= WBC) originated from the Kammerchor Frankfurt, which was managed since 1966 by Hans-Michael Beuerle. In spring 1991 the centre of activity of this professional ensemble, which changed its name to "Anton Webern Chor", was transferred to Freiburg.

The number of the ensemble members is about 12 to 24, depending upon program. The operate as a mixed and/or soloist choir. The WBC repertoire includes of works of all epochs for chamber choir and soloist ensemble. Its members are professional singers and advanced singing students, who receive regular singing training. They prepare 2 to 3 projects per year with, in each case, several concerts, broadcast and CD recordings, and make concert tours.

Recordings: Johannes Brahms: Lieder and a-cappella works with piano (Anton-Webern-Chor, Till Alexander Körber, piano, conducted by Hans-Michael Beuerle)

Source: Stadt Freiburg Website
Contributed by
Teddy Kaufman (April 2006)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Michael Gielen

Choir

BWV 10, BWV 243

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Anton-Webern-Chor (Stadt Freiburg) [German]

 

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