Recordings/Discussions
Background Information
Performer Bios

Poet/Composer Bios

Additional Information

Biographies of Performers: Main Page | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Explanation | Acronyms

Tobias Berndt (Baritone)

Born: 1979 - Berlin, Germany

The German baritone, Tobias Berndt, received his first musical training during in his youth as a member of the Dresdner Kreuzchor. As a boy soprano, he sang at the Dresden Semper Oper and the Komische Oper Berlin, the first boy in Mozart's Zauberflöte. Since October 2000 he studied singing at the Leipziger Hochschule für Musik und Theater "Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" with Professor Hermann Christian Polster. Furthermore, he attended master-classes including with Rudolf Piernay, Theo Adam and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Awarded with the " Mauersberger-Stipendium" and the "Artländer Musikpreis", he was already successful at various competitions ranging as "Jugend musiziert" and the Leipzig Bach Competition. In 2004, he won 3rd Prize the field of concert performance at the Federal Singing Competition.

2005 led Tobias Berndt to an opera engagement at the Schlosstheater Rheinsberg. He made guest perfomances at renowned festivals such as Bachfest Leipzig, the Schumann-Tagen-Zwickau and the Prague Spring. Most recently, he was heard in the Mass in B minor (BWV 232) by J.S. Bach with Helmuth Rilling at the European Music Festival Stuttgart 2005. Concert engagements have taken him to other European countries, the USA and Chile. In May 2006 he was heard in a performance of War Requiem by Benjamin Britten.

Radio and CD recordings demonstrate his artistic work.

Source: Berliner Kantorei Website (December 2006), English translation by Aryeh Oron (April 2009)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (April 2009)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Günter Brick

Bass

BWV 244, BWV 245, BWV 248

Philippe Herreweghe

Bass

BWV 244 [Video, 4th],

Roderich Kreile

Bass

BWV 108

Links to other Sites

Tobias Berndt (Berliner Kantorei) [German]

 

Biographies of Performers: Main Page | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Explanation | Acronyms

Introduction | Cantatas | Other Vocal | Instrumental | Performers | General Topics | Articles | Books | Movies | New
Biographies | Texts & Translations | Scores | References | Commentaries | Music | Concerts | Festivals | Tour | Art & Memorabilia
Chorale Texts | Chorale Melodies | Lutheran Church Year | Readings | Poets & Composers | Arrangements & Transcriptions
Search Website | Search Works/Movements | Terms & Abbreviations | Copyright | How to contribute | Sitemap | Links



 

Back to the Top


Last update: June 24, 2012 08:19:12