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Martin Lattke (Tenor)

Born: 1981 - Pirna, Saxony, Germany

The German tenor, Matin Lattke, has already received his first singing training at age 7. As a boy soprano he was since 1990 a member of the Thomanerchor Leipzig, where he spent the following nine years of his life, and began an extensive musical education. After his choir time he was in 1999 co-founder of the Calmus Ensemble Leipzig, with which he performed numerous concert tours throughout Europe and the USA. He is laureate of international competitions and in 2002 at the German Music Competition was awarded a scholarship and also was selected with the Ensemble The Federal “Konzerte Junger Künstler”.

Since 2006 Martin Lattke is member of the renowned vocal soloist Ensemble Amarcord and is a regular on stages and podiums of major world concert halls and music festivals. He received singing lessons from Gotthold Schwarz (Leipzig), before he took up after completing his degree in industrial engineering in 2003 to study singing at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy" in Leipzig with Professor Hans-Joachim Beyer. In 2007 he completed a master-class with Peter Schreier.

Martin Lattke’s repertoire includes extensive ensemble and Lieder literature from the Renaissance to modern oratorios and cantatas, preferably the works of J.S. Bach.

In 2008, Martin Lattke aooeard, inter alia, at La Fenice in Venice (J.S. Bach's Weihnachts-Oratorium (BWV 248) conducted by Riccardo Chailly), with the Lebanese National Orchestra in Beirut (Kurt Weill Die sieben Todsünden) and as a guest with the Thomanerchor Leipzig, directed by Thomaskantor Georg Christoph Biller. In 2009 he appeared, inter alia, at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Berliner Philharmonie, at the Schwetzinger Festspielen, Festspielen Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, MDR-Musiksommer and Bachwoche Ansbach. Tours takes him this year to Russia, Canada, Korea, Central America, the USA and the Netherlands. In 2010, he will sang the tenor part in the performances of the Passion at the Thomaskirche, Leipzig.

Numerous CD and radio recordings document his artistic work.

Source: Rosenthal Musikmanagement Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (October 2010)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (October 2010)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Georg Christoph Biller


Radio: BWV 23 [2nd]
BWV 232 [3rd, DVD/Blu-ray], BWV 244 [3rd, Video]

Calmus Ensemble Leipzig


BWV 452, BWV 461, BWV 463, BWV 466, BWV 479, BWV 484, BWV 493, BWV 497, BWV 500

Riccardo Chailly


BWV 248 [Evangelist]

Wolfgang Katschner


BWV 225-230, BWV Anh 159

Helmuth Rilling


Radio: BWV 11 [2nd], BWV 43 [2nd]

Michael Alexander Willens


BWV 247 [as a member of Ensemble Amarcord]

Links to other Sites

Martin Lattke, Tenor (Rosenthal Musikmanagement) [German]


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