Andreas Wolf

After a basic musical education at the Landesgymnasium für Musik in Wernigerode, Andreas Wolf began studying in Detmold before completing his studies with distinction in Berlin with Thomas Quasthoff. The versatile bass-baritone is a regular guest at numerous renowned opera and concert venues, where he as worked together with the outstanding conductors of our time. As a popular concert singer he has established himself notably as an interpreter of the works of Bach and Handel and has herewith celebrated success at the Paris Philharmonic Hall, the London Barbican Center, the Berlin Philharmonic Hall, the Lincoln Center New York, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Herkulessaal in Munich or the Liederhalle in Stuttgart. The recent highlights of his opera career are his portrayal of Leporello in ‘Don Giovanni’ at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels and at the Staatstheater in Stuttgart, of Figaro in ‘Le nozze di Figaro’ at the Teatro Real in Madrid and at the Opéra national du Rhin and of Papageno in the ‘Zauberflöte’ at the Grand Théâtre de Genève. Andreas Wolf is also a regularl guest at the Staatsoper in Munich.

In Andreas Wolf’s artistic career the lied plays an important role. At the Glogener Festival in Norway he has recently impressed with Franz Schubert’s ‘Winterreise’ and together with Kit Armstrong has interpreted works of Robert Schumann and Hugo Wollf at the Musikfest Bremen. Moreover he has dedicated himself intensively to contemporary music. For example, he was part of Arnold Schonberg’s ‘Moses and Aron’ with the SWR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sylvain Cambreling at the Berlin Philharmonic Hall.

Among his recent CD publications recordings of Handel’s Messiah with Le Concert Spirituel conducted by Leitung von Hervé Niquet and of cantatas by J. S. Bach with Carolyn Sampson and the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, a recording of Mozart’s ‘Krönungsmesse’ with the Insula Orchestra conducted by Laurence Equilbey and of J. S. Bach’s ‘Mass in B minor’ with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Choir and Concerto Cologne conducted by Peter Dijkstra can be found.

Andreas Wolf beim Beethovenfest

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August

21

Fri

8:00 pm

The ‘Missa solemnis’ in Cologne Cathedral

  • Genia Kühmeier soprano
  • Rachel Frenkel alto
  • Sebastian Kohlhepp tenor
  • Andreas Wolf bass
  • Vokalensemble Kölner Dom
  • Concerto Köln
  • Kent Nagano conductor
Works by Ludwig van Beethoven and Karlheinz Stockhausen

Cancelled

Kölner Dom