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Lisandro Abadie (Bass)

Born: 1974 - Buenos Aires, Argentina

The Argentinean bass, Lisandro Abadie, obtained his singing diplomas at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (with Evelyn Tubb) and Musikhochschule Luzern (with Peter Brechbühler). He was awarded the Edwin Fischer Gedenkpreis in 2006 and the Finalist Prize at the Handel Singing Competition in 2008.

Lisandro Abadie sang under the baton of William Christie (The Fairy Queen in Aix-en-Provence, Landiís SantíAlessio), Facundo Agudin (Don Giovanni, Die Zauberflöte, Le Nozze di Figaro, Fairy Queen, Johannes-Passion (BWV 245), W.A. Mozart and Gabriel Fauréís Requiem, Pucciniís Mass, J.S. Bachís Magnificat (BWV 243), Hervé Niquet (Maraisí Sémélé in Montpellier, recorded on CD), Laurence Cummings, Philippe Krüttli, Anthony Rooley (Hayesí The Passions), Maurice Steger (Acis & Galatea), Paul Suits (Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria), Václav Luks (Jan Dismas Zelenka, J.S. Bachís Passions), Jan Tomasz Adamus (Messiah), Joshua Rifkin (J.S. Bach cantatas), Jesper Christiensen (Alessandro Scarlattiís Agar e Ismaele), Laurent Gendre (recording of Monteverdi and Grandi), Daniela Dolci (Céphale et Procris, Santa Beatrice díEste), John Duxbury and Chiara Banchini (J.D. Zelenka's Lamentationes), Eduardo López Banzo, Jean-Claude Fasel (Johannes Brahms' Requiem), Rüdiger Bohn, and many others.

Lisandro Abadie also performed staged versions of J.S. Bachís Johannes-Passion (BWV 245, as Jesus), Antonio Caldaraís La Contesa deíNumi (at the Baroque Theatre of Český Krumlov), and new operas like Der schwarze Mozart by Andreas Pflüger, and Gramma by Sánchez Verdú. He has collaborated with ensembles like Les Arts Florissants and Mala Punica.

Lisandro Abadie regularly performs with the pianist Paul Suits, and appears on numerous recordings. Future engagements include George Frideric Handelís Theodora at the London Handel Festival conducted by Laurence Cummings, concerts with Les Arts Florissants (directed by Paul Agnew) and Collegium 1704 (Václav Luks), Smetanaís Bartered Bride in Switzerland (Douglas Bostock), as well as the recording of Hayesí The Passions with Anthony Rooley.

Discography: Sémélé (Glossa), Céphale et Procris (ORF). To be released: The Passions (Harmonia Mundi), Santa Beatrice díEste (ORF)

Source: Pelléas Artists Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (March 2009)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Laurent Gendre


Video (2016): BWV 4

Christophe Gesseney


BWV 232 [2nd, 2009], BWV 245
DVD: BWV 245

Itay Jedlin


Video (2015): BWV 247

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Lisandro Abadie - bass (Pelléas Artists)


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