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Anne Bierwirth (Contralto)

Born: Unkel am Rhein, Germany

The German contralto, Anne Bierwirth, grew up in Unkel, where she got her first singing lessons with the church musician Karl Westerberg. In the summer of 1998, she won the national competition "Jugend musiziert" in Nuremberg. Then she began her singing studies at the Folkwang-Hochschule in Essen with Professor Ulf Bästlein. In 2001 she moved to the class of Professor Hedwig Fassbender at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt am Main and has since become a member of the opera school. Since summer 2004 she studied with Professor Heidrun Kordes also on the Frankfurt's Hochschule.

Anne Bierwirth is a sought after concert singer and has worked with various ensembles, such as the Freiburger Vokalensemble, Frankfurt a cappella, La Stagione Frankfurt and the Chorus musicus Köln. Various concert tours have taken her to numerous cities in Europe. In the summer of 2004 she sang in a production at the Giessen Stadttheather Ottone in Monteverdi's Coronation of Poppea.


Source: Arcor Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (December 2009)
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Aryeh Oron (December 2009)

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Jörg Breiding

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BWV 247

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BWV 172

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