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Antonia Fahberg (Soprano)

Born: May 19, 1928 - Vienna, Austria

The Austrian soprano, Antonia Fahberg, studied at the Vienna Academy.

Antonia Fahberg debuted at the Landestheater Innsbruck in 1950. She joined the Bavarian State Opera in Munich in 1952, where she subsequently became a member of the ensembleand formed there with great success for over 25 years. In 1963 and 1964, she sang numerous solo parts in concert performances at the Salzburger Festspiele. Fahberg frequently sang at the Munich Opernfestspiele as well as in German TV shows. She was a guest to the opera houses of Vienna, Hamburg, Amsterdam and Brussels.

Antonia Fahberg's stage repertoire included numerous lyric and juvenile-dramatic soprano roles. She was internationally acclaimed as a concert and oratorio singer, especially for her intepretations of J.S. Bachs works.

Antonia Fahberg's recordings include J.S. Bach's Matthäus-Passion (BWV 244) (DG), Bach Cantatas (DG), George Frideric Handel's Alexander Baius (Da Capo), and Monteverdi's Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria and L'incoronazione di Poppea (both on Vox).

Source: Liner notes to the CD J.S. Bach: Cantatas BWV 67, 108 & 127, conducted by Karl Richter (Teldec, 1992); Fritz Wunderlich Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2001, June 2003)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

Kurt Redel

Soprano

BWV 89, BWV 243

Karl Richter

Soprano

BWV 79, BWV 127, BWV 232 [1st], BWV 244 [1st]

Helmuth Rilling

Soprano

BWV 80

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Fritz Wunderlich's Colleagues: Antonie Fahberg

 

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