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Holger Marks (Tenor)

Born: 1972 - Ludwigshafen/Rhein, Germany

The German tenor, Holger Marks, received his first singing lessons at the age of 16. From 1993 to 1997 he studied singing under Professor Marga Schiml at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe; since 1997, he is student of Professor James Wagner in Hamburg. He completed master-classes with James Taylor (Bach-cantatas), Jean-Claude Malgoire (Baroque-Opera) as well as under Joan Morris und William Bolcom (Jazz).

At the opera-class of Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg, Holger Marks was involved in a number of productions. He played for example Baron Kronthal in Lortzing's Wildschütz, Julian in La Verbena de la Paloma by Tomás Bretón and Titus in Mozart's Clemenza di Tito.

Besides numerous engagements in Germany (Haydn: Schöpfung / Felix Mendelssohn: Elias / J.S. Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium (BWV 248), Matthäus-Passion (BWV 244), Magnificat (BWV 243) / George Frideric Handel: Messiah / Mozart: Requiem), Holger Marks had opera and concert engagements in Brussels, Amsterdam, Warsaw and Prague, at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris as well as at the Mosteiro São Bento, São Paulo / Brasil.

Moreover, Holger Marks made recordings for radio stations and TV channels in Germany and abroad as well as for CD productions.



Source: Holger Marks Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (April 2005)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

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Works

Klaus Hövelmann

Tenor

BWV 232, BWV 244

Links to other Sites

Tenor Holger Marks (Official Website) [German/English]

Organ Concert - Westminster Presbyterian Church

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