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Konrad Jarnot (Baritone)

Born: England

The English baritone, Konrad Jarnot, studied voice with Professor Rudolf Piernay at the London Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he was awarded the gold medal, as well as with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

After winning First Prize at the 2000 ARD Music Competition in Munich, the attention of the entire music world turned to Konrad Jarnot. Invitations by important presenters take him to such venues as the Royal Albert Hall London, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Theatre des Champs-Elysees Paris, Konzerthaus Berlin, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Festspielhaus Salzburg, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Tonhalle Zürich, KKL Luzern, Savonlinna Hall, Auditorium Tel Aviv, Palau de la Musica Barcelona, Palais des Beaux Arts Bruxelles, Benaroya Hall Seattle, Wigmore Hall London, Scottish National Opera, Philharmonie Beograd, Philharmonie Bratislava, Theatre de Poissy, Musikhalle Hamburg, Tonhalle Düsseldorf, Philharmonie München, Philharmonie Essen, Herkulessaal München, Prinzregententheater München, Beethovenhalle Bonn and Liederhalle Stuttgart.

Konrad Jarnot has appeared at the Schwetzinger Festspiele, Rheingau Musikfestival, Richard-Strauss-Tage Garmisch, Savonlinna Opera Festival, Le Septembre Musicale Montreux, Yehudi-Menuhin-Festival Gstaad, Feldkirch Festival, Carinthischer Sommer Villach, International Musikfestival Meran, Gustav-Mahler-Musikwochen Toblach, La folle journee Nantes, Classix Festival Braunschweig, Bachwoche Ansbach, Beethovenfest Bonn, Musikfestival Elmau, Mozartfest Würzburg, Deutsches Mozartfest Augsburg, Sächsisches Mozartfest, Heidelberger Frühling, Herbstliche Musiktage Bad Urach, Brahmstage Tutzing, Internationale Orgelwoche Nürnberg, Stimmenfestival Lörrach, Klosterkonzerte Maulbronn, Musiksommer Eppan, Musikwoche Corvey, Hohenloher Kultursommer, Residenzfestspiele Darmstadt, Herrenchiemsee Festspiele, Schwäbischer Frühling, Freunde des Liedes Zürich, Lied Dresden, Hugo-Wolf-Akademie Stuttgart and Bachakademie Stuttgart.

Konrad Jarnot often works with such conductors as Marcello Viotti, Jesús López-Cobos, Jonathan Nott, Ulf Schirmer, Pinchas Steinberg, Thomas Hengelbrock, Helmuth Rilling, Frieder Bernius, Philippe Herreweghe, Peter Schreier, Bruno Weil, Enoch zu Guttenberg, Christoph Poppen, Karl Anton Rickenbacher, Andrew Parrott, Ralf Gothoni, Sir David Willcocks, Martin Turnovský, Carl St. Clair, Marco Guidarini, Rainer Mühlbach, Hubert Soudant, Howard Arman, Daniel Reuss, Roderich Kreile, Peter Neumann, Michael Gläser and Joshard Daus and concertizes with the major European and American orchestras and choirs, including the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, Bamberger Symphoniker, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Münchener Rundfunkorchester, Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovac Philharmonic Orchestra, Bayerisches Staatsorchester, MDR Sinfonieorchester, WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, SWR Sinfonieorchester, Düsseldorfer Symphoniker, Hamburger Symphoniker, Nürnberger Symphoniker, Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, Klang Verwaltung München, Münchener Kammerorchester, Württembergisches Kammerorchester, Kammerorchester Basel, Sinfonia Varsovia, Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields, Orchestra of St. John´s Smith Square, Northern Sinfonia, North West Chamber Orchestra, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Concerto Köln, Tafelmusik Orchester, Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble, Münchener Bachsolisten, BR-Chor, MDR Chor, RIAS-Kammerchor, Kammerchor Stuttgart, Dresdner Kreuzchor, Tölzer Knabenchor and Balthasar-Neumann-Chor.

Konrad Jarnot has also been successful on the opera stage, singing Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte in Savonlinna, Onegin in Eugen Onegin in Baden-Baden, Yeletzky in Pique Dame in Glasgow, Aeneas in Dido and Aeneas in London, Harlekin in Ariadne in Garmisch, Erster Schäfer in Daphne in Garmisch, Sohn in Hartmann´s Wachsfigurenkabinett in München, Erzähler in Konzelmann's Die Schöne Lau in Blaubeuren, Leporello in Don Giovanni in Feldkirch and Madhavia in Schubert´s Sakontala in Urach.

As a Lied singer, Konrad Jarnot works worldwide with pianists Helmut Deutsch, Hartmut Höll, Ulrich Eisenlohr, Norman Shetler, Ralf Gothoni, Fritz Schwinghammer and Alexander Schmalcz, singing in London, Munich, Dresden, Stuttgart, Zürich, Luzern, Salzburg, Amsterdam, Savonlinna, Palermo, Luxor, Seattle, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City and Boston.

Konrad Jarnot is a regular guest in such recording studios as Radio France, BBC, DRS, ORF, RTB, Radio 4, Concertzender, DLF and ARD. Numerous CD releases for Orfeo and Oehms Classics document his exceptional abilities.

Source: BIAM Website (July 2005)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (September 2007)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

Hansjörg Albrecht

Bass

BWV 201

Philippe Herreweghe

Bass

BWV 245 [3rd - Jesus]

Martin Lutz

Bass

BWV 244

Links to other Sites

Konrad Jarnot, der Bariton (Official Website)
Askonas Holt: Konrad Jarnot

Konrad Jarnot (BIAM Artists)
Performance: Vocal Arts Society: Konrad Jarnot, baritone

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