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Nils Giesecke (Tenor)

Born: 1950 - Leipzig, Germany

The German tenor, Nils Giesecke, was a chorister of the Leipzig St Thomas Choir. He studied singing with Professor Eva Schubert at the Leipzig College of Music and Professor Johannes Kempter in Dresden.

Since his success in the International Bach Competition in Leipzig in 1980, Nils Giesecke has been part of the ensemble of the Opera House in Halle, where he appeared as lyric tenor in over 75 productions including the leading roles in several George Frideric Handel operas. Numerous guest performances have taken him to venues like the opera house in Leipzig and the Semperoper in Dresden. Nils Giesecke regularly appears in concert with the St Thomas Choir, the Kreuzkirche Choir of Dresden and the University of Leipzig Choir. Numerous performances have taken him to European countries. His various engagements in concerts, TV and commercial recordings are all proof of the wide spectrum of his concert and oratorio repertoire.

 

Source: Liner notes to Thorofon CD CTH-2369 (Cantatas BWV36b & 134 a - conducted by Unger - 1997); Liner note to the CD ‘Thuringia Cantat - Vol. 2’ conducted by Wolfgang Unger (Thorofon, 1995)
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Aryeh Oron (March 2001, April 2002)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Martin Krumbiegel

Tenor

BWV 232 [1st], BWV 232 [2nd], BWV 248/4-6

Wolfgang Unger

Tenor

BWV 36b, BWV 71, BWV 134a

Helmut Winschermann

Tenor

BWV 244

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