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Elisabeth Popien (Contralto)

Born: Germany

The German contralto, Elisabeth Popien, studied first Evangelist Church Music at the Musikhochschule in Köln (Music College of Cologne), where she passed the examinations in 1992. Simultaneously, she kept her singing formation with Hans-Dieter Saretzki in Düsseldorf.

An emphasis of her activity is Ancient Music, whereby she contacts with Evelyn Tubb and Anthony Rooley, as well as co-operation with Sigiswald Kuijken, Hermann Max and Jordi Savall. Apart from this area she also sings romantic works, gives Lieder recitals and dedicates herself to the contemporary music.

Source: Cantus Cölln Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (March 2002)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Georg Hage

Alto

BWV 245

Konrad Junghänel

Alto

BWV 4, BWV 12, BWV 106, BWV 196 [w/ Cantus Cölln]
BWV 225-230, BWV Anh. III 159, BWV 232, BWV 245 [w/ Cantus Cölln]

Gerald Kegelmann

Alto

BWV 244

Christoph Anselm Noll

Alto

BWV 248/1-3

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Cantus Cölln

Forum Alte Musik Köln: Biographie Popien, Elisabeth [German]

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