Recordings/Discussions
Background Information
Performer Bios

Poet/Composer Bios

Additional Information

Biographies of Performers: Main Page | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Explanation | Acronyms

Peter Bartels (Tenor)

Born: Germany

The German tenor, Peter Bartels, studied singing at the Lübeck Conservatory and was awarded his diploma 'with the highest honours'.

Soon after, Peter Bartels developed a strong reputation fur his excellence as an oratorio vocalist and he made many solo appearances throughout Germany. He is particularly highly regarded for his interpretation of the Evangelist in J.S. Bach's Passions. In 1984 he won the Johann Sebastian Bach Concours in Leipzig.

Peter Bartels has also sung roles in various operatic productions, making his opera debut in the title role of Benjamin Britten's The Prodigal Son.

Among the many radio and television broadcasts Peter Bartels has appeared in a performance of J.S. Bach’s St. John Passion (BWV 245) with the Holland Bach Choir.

Source: Liner notes to the album ‘J.S. Bach: Johannes-Passion’ conducted by Charles de Wolff (Vanguard Classics, 1995)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (June 2003)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Hermann Harrassowitz

Tenor

BWV 232

Charles de Wolff

Tenor

BWV 245

Links to other Sites

   

Biographies of Performers: Main Page | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Explanation | Acronyms

Introduction | Cantatas | Other Vocal | Instrumental | Performers | General Topics | Articles | Books | Movies | New
Biographies | Texts & Translations | Scores | References | Commentaries | Music | Concerts | Festivals | Tour | Art & Memorabilia
Chorale Texts | Chorale Melodies | Lutheran Church Year | Readings | Poets & Composers | Arrangements & Transcriptions
Search Website | Search Works/Movements | Terms & Abbreviations | Copyright | How to contribute | Sitemap | Links



 

Back to the Top


Last update: ýMay 3, 2009 ý18:09:02