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Andreas Pehl (Counter-tenor)

Born: Munich, Bavaria, Germany

The German counter-tenor, Andreas Pehl, studied classical singing at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Leipzig with Marek Rzepka and Marita Posselt (Leipzig) and Andreas Scholl (Basel), concentrating on the performance of early music. Master-classes with Kurt Widmer, Jeffrey Gall, Marius van Altena, Martin Petzold, Ann Monoyios and Peter Kooy were further artistic impulses. He is currently coached by Marita Posselt (Leipzig) and Andreas Scholl (Basel).

Concerts have taken Andreas Pehl all over Germany, to Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Spain, Belgium and the Netherlands. He sang with the Berliner Symphoniker, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Lautten Compagney Berlin and Thomanerchor Leipzig and as soloist is invited to festivals like Händelfestspiele Halle, Bachfest Leipzig, Bachwoche Ansbach and Europäische Festwochen in Passau.

Some of his concerts, also during the Bachfest Leipzig, were broadcasted, a CD with solo cantatas by George Frideric Handel and Johann Adolf Hasse, that was highly esteemd by the press, documentate his artistic work. He focuses on oratories by J.S. Bach and works by G.F. Handel as well as on music of composers of the age of enlightenment, especially J.A. Hasse.

Andreas Pehl gave his operatic debut in 2007 at the Opernfestspiele Bad Hersfeld in Monteverdis L'Orfeo and was on stage in André Campra's L'Europe galante in Leipzig, G.F. Handelís Imeneo at the Community Theatre in Dubai and Monteverdis L'Orfeo in Munich.

Together with the harpsichordist Robert Schröter, Andreas Pehl forms ensemble raccanto that has performed chamber music for many years. Since 2010 he performs the extraordinary programm of Franz Schubertís Die schöne Müllerin together with Anette Hornsteiner, harp.


Source: Andreas Pehl Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (July 2012)

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Links to other Sites

Andreas Pehl - Countertemor (Official Website) [German/English]


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