Andreas Scholl German-born countertenor

Andreas Scholl has released a series of extraordinary solo recordings, the most recent being Wanderer – a disc of German Lied in partnership with Tamar Halperin. Other notable releases include Bach cantatas with Kammerorchester Basel, O Solitude – an all-Purcell album with Accademia Bizantina which won the 2012 BBC Music Magazine award, Arias for Senesino – for which he won the 2006 Classical Brit Singer of the Year award as well as Heroes – a disc of arias by Handel, Mozart, Hasse and Gluck, Robert Dowland’s A Musicall Banquet, Vivaldi’s Motets with Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Wayfaring Stranger – a selection of specially arranged English and American folksongs with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Arcadia – a collection of rare and unpublished cantatas by composers from Rome’s Arcadian Circle – all of which are released on Decca.

Andreas Scholl

This season marks the latest chapter in Andreas Scholl’s career when he embarks upon his first tour as conductor. In an all Bach programme, which he has curated to feature some of his star pupils, he’ll appear in Frankfurt, Paris and Aix-en-Provence leading kammerochesterbasel. Further appearances will include his debut with Oper Frankfurt as Giulio Cesare and on tour in North America with Anne Sofie von Otter and San Francisco Philharmonia Baroque.

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