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Alexander Weimann (Conductor, Harpsichord, Organ)

Born: Munich, Germany

The German harpsichordist, organist and conductor, Alexander Weimann, studied musicology, theatre theory, medieval Latin, organ, church music and jazz piano in Munich from 1985 to 1990. In 1997, his group Le Nuove Musiche won first prize in the early music competition Concorso Premlo Bonporti in Rovereto, Italy.

In recent years Alexander Weimann has established a reputation as one of the leading harpsichordists and ensemble leaders of his generation. He has performed throughout Europe, Canada and the USA, and has appeared at prominent festivals and concerts in Berkeley, Boston, Tanglewood, Washington, Montreal, Toronto, London, Paris, Madrid, Göttingen, Halle, Karlsruhe, Ludwigsburg, Schleswig-Holsteln, Graz, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Vienna, Utrecht, etc. He is a regular member of Tragicomedia and also appears as frequent guest artist with Cantus CölIn, Ensemble 415, Freiburger Baroque Orchestra, and Tafelmuslk, among others.

From 1990 to 1995, Alexander Weimann taught muslc theory at the Münchner Musikhochschule, and since 1998, he has given classes in harpsichord, chamber muslc and performance practice at the Lunds University in Malmø, Sweden, the Hochschule für Musik in Bremen, Germany, and also at several American festivals and universities, including Berkeley/CA, Boston/MA and Dartmouth/NH. Alexander Weimann currently lives in Berlin.

Source: Liner notes to the CD ‘Handel - Gloria - Suzie LeBlanc’ (ATMA, 2001)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (July 2003)

Alexander Weimann: Short Biography | Recordings of Vocal Works | Recordings of Instrumental Works

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Eric J. Milnes

Violin

Member of Montréal Baroque:
Cantatas Vol. 1:
BWV 7, BWV 30, BWV 167

Daniel Taylor

Organ

BWV 106, BWV 131, BWV 152

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