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Barbara Werner (Contralto)

Born: 1975 - Würzburg, Germany

The German contralto, Barbara Werner, completed her singing studies at the music hifg school with Professor Charlotte Lehmann and with Monika Bürgener at the Hochschule für Musik in Würzburg. In 2002 she completed her studies with a very good diploma. In 1999, she won the 1st Prize at the Armin-Knab-Wettbewerb.

As a soloist Barbara Werner has already performed almost all the major oratorios in numerous concerts at home and abroad, including in France (Paris), Italy (Loreto, Milan), Scotland (Edinburgh), etc. Her favourite repertoire includes - apart from all works of sacred music - songs of the late Baroque and works of new music (including collaboration with the Ensemble Kontraste and the Studio für Neue Musik, Würzburg).

In addition to her work as a singer, Barbara Werner teaches singing at the Hochschule für Musik in Würzburg.

Source: Barbara Werner Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (March 2009)
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Aryeh Oron (March 2009)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

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Works

Matthias Beckert

Alto

BWV 244

Matthis Göttemann

Alto

BWV 248/1-3

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Barbara Werner (Official Website) [German]

 

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