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Michael Berner (Tenor)

Born: Sindelfingen., near Stuirrgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

The German tenor, Michael Berner, started is career in musics with a boys choir, the Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben. There he received his first singing classes. He studied singing at University of Music Karlsruhe under Professor Klaus-Dieter Kern. In 2007 he completed his degrees as concert singer and opera singer with distinction. During his studies he was a member of the opera studio at Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe.

From 2008 to 2012 Michael Berner was a member of ensemble of Theater Regensburg. There he made his role debuts as Hauptmann in Alban Berg's Wozzeck, Basilio in Le nozze di Figaro, Male Chorus in Benjamin Britten's The Rape of Lucretia, Pong in Turandot and as Knusperhexe in Engelbert Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel. Since 2012-2013 season he has been engaged at Gerhart Hauptmann Theater Görlitz. He appeared there in W.A. Mozart's Le nozze die Figaro and Zemlinsky’s Kleider machen Leute. Guest engagements have taken him to Megaron in Athens, Berliner Kammeroper, Opernfestspiele Heidenheim, International Mozart Festival Mozartina in Gdansk, Staatstheater Kassel, Theater Lübeck, internationale Gluck-Opern-Festspiele at Staatstheater Nuremberg and Prinzregententheater Munich. In season 2013-2014 season he appeared in Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor by Otto Nicolai at Theater Görlitz and in Das Land des Lächelns by Franz Lehar at Theater Lübeck.

Michael Berner is well a well known concert and oratorio singer, too. He appears regularly as guest at Bachkantaten in der Predigerkirche Basel as well as at Bach:vokal at Stiftskirche Stuttgart.


Source: Michael Berner Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (October 2014)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




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Video: BWV 99, BWV 201, BWV 205

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Member of Solistenensemble Stimmkunst:
Bach:vocal 2013/IV Video:
BWV 38, BWV 109; BWV 98, BWV 226, BWV 188
Bach:vokal 2014/1 Video:
BWV 153, BWV 123
Bach:vokal 2014/2 Video:
BWV 233, BWV 65
Bach:vokal 2015/1 Video:
BWV 3, BWV 32, BWV 230, BWV 124
Bach:vokal 2015/5 Video:
BWV 21, BWV 75

Links to other Sites

Michael Berrner - Tenor (Official Website) [German/English]

Michael Berner - Tenor (Bach:vokal) [German]

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