Georg Poplutz

As a singer of Lied and Oratorios, the Tenor Georg Poplutzis well-known for his expressive and emotional interpretations and heperforms at notable festivals, concert halls and cathedrals both in Germany and in many European countries. His concert repertoire has taken him into engagements further afield to China, Mexico, Singapur, and throughout Southern Africa. Poplutz works with musicians including Jörg-Andreas Bötticher, Hermann Max, Christoph Prégardien, Hans-Christoph Rademann, Michael Schneider, Christoph Spering, Michael A. Willens and Roland Wilson, and has made a particular name for himself interpreting especially the Evangelist and Baroque Music in general. Poplutz is also in demand as an ensemble singer and sings within the Johann Rosenmüller Ensemble with Arno Paduch as well as with KonradJunghänel‘s Cantus Cölln.

As a soloist, Poplutz is also a major contributor to Rademann‘s complete recording of Heinrich Schütz‘ vocal works and to Lutz‘ complete recording of Johann Sebastian Bach‘s Cantatas as well as to Otto‘s recording of Bach‘s Oratorios. Manyradioand DVD recordings, as well as more than 70 compact discs so far complete his musical activities.

In addition, Poplutz has a special interest in Lied, and for many years he has worked closely with his piano partner Hilko Dumno. They published their first album ‘Lieder an die Entfernte‘ (Schumann‘s ‘Dichterliebe‘, Beethoven‘s ‘An die ferne Geliebte‘ und several Songs by Schubert) in 2017. In 2009, Poplutz received Frankfurt Mendelssohn Special Award. Schubert‘s ‘Die schöne Müllerin‘, arranged forTenor and two guitars by the guitar-players Antje Asendorf & Stefan Hladek, has been released on CD in 2014.

Born in Arnsberg, Germany, Georg Poplutz completed degrees in English and Music Education in Münster and Dortmund in 2003. Afterwards, he started studying voice with Berthold Possemeyer at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts Frankfurt / Main. He furthered his studies with Christoph Prégardien at the Academy of Music Cologne, and in 2007, he finished with the concert exam. Currently, Poplutz receives vocal advice from Carol Meyer-Bruetting in Frankfurt/Main where he lives.

Georg Poplutz beim Beethovenfest

37

September

25

Wed

8:00 pm

Cologne: the talent factory

  • Georg Poplutz tenor
  • Orchester l’arte del mondo
  • Werner Ehrhardt Conductor
Works by Paul Wineberger, Anton Reicha, Andreas Romberg, Joseph Reicha, Vincenzo Righini and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart