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Frans Fiselier (Bass-Baritone)

Born: Holland

The Dutch bass-baritone, Frans Fiselier, studied at the Sweelinck Conservatorium with Cora Canne Meyer and continued his studies with William Murray in Berlin. In 1984 he won 3rd prize at the Intentional Vocal Competition of Den Bosch, and in 1986 he won prize at the Toonkunst-Jubilee competition. Following that he started a career as a soloist in the opera and oratorio field in Holland.

Frans Fiselier' opera repertoire includes Pappagano (Zauberflöte), Figaro, the Count (Le Nozze di Figaro), Don Alfonso, Guglielmo (Cosi fan tutte), Junius (Lucretia), Malatesta (Don Pasquale), Belcore (L'elisir D'amore), Garibaldo (Rodelinda), Falke (Die Fledermaus).

The oratorio repertoire of Frans Fiselier includes J.S. Bach's Passions, George Frideric Handel's Messiah, Mozart's Requiem, Felix Mendelssohn's Elijah, and Verdi’s Requiem. With Han Louis Meyer he gives Lieder recitals in his homeland.

In September 2000 Frans Fiselier became a teacher at the Brabants Conservatorium.

Source: Fontys Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (December 2003)
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Aryeh Oron (December 2003)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

Frans Brüggen

Bass

BWV 232 [3rd]

Nico van der Meel

Bass

BWV 245 [Jesus]

Joop Schets

Bass

BWV 244, BWV 245

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Frans Fiselier (Fontys) [Dutch]

 

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