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Achim Hoffmann (Baritone)

Born: Germany

The German baritone, Achim Hoffmann, began his musical training with the Regensburger Domspatzen. Later he studied at the Hochschule für Musik in Cologne with Monica Pick-Hieronimi.

Since then, Achim Hoffmann has experience in numerous concerts and opera performances, such as Papageno in W.A. Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, as Count Almaviva in W.A. Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro, as Claudius in George Frideric Handel's Agrippina or as Achilles in Offenbach's La Belle Hélène. On CD, he can be heard as Trutz in Siegfried, Wagner's Der Kobold and seen on DVD.

Achim Hoffmann's concert repertoire ranges from Gregorian verses to Orff's Carmina Burana and contemporary works. In the production of Flughunde by Marcel Beyer and Andreas Durban he performed the title role in the premiere at the Sprechtheater. He has also appeared on the stages of theaters in Bonn, Trier, Fürth, Solingen, the Haag and Modena; and has given concerts in Holland, Norway, Russia, Serbia and Brazil. He has worked with conductors such as Hiroshi Kodama, Frank Strobel, Christoph Spering, Werner Ehrhardt, Franz Raml and Joshua Rifkin, and with the directors Igor Folwill, Wolfgang Quetes and Yoshi Oida.

Source: Achim Hoffmann Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (June 2015); Photo 02: Lokalzeitungen
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Aryeh Oron (June 2015)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Lionel Meunier

Bass

Member of Vox Luminis:
Motets of Bach Family, including:
Johann Christoph Bach: Motet Der Gerechte, ob er gleich zu zeitlich stirb
J.S. Bach: Motet Ich lasse dich nicht, BWV Anh 159
Johann Christoph Bach: Motet Merk auf, mein Herz und sieh dorthin, BWV Anh 163

Links to other Sites

Achim Hoffmann - Bariton (Official Website) [German]

Vitae: Achim Hoffmann (Jjunge Oper Münster)
Achim Hoffmann, Bariton - Hagen (Lokalkompass.de)


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