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Klaus Häger (Bass)

Born: Wuppertal, Germany

The German bass, Klaus Häger, studied school music and singing with Professors Franz Müller-Heuser, Ingeborg Most and Jürgen Glauß in Köln and Freiburg. He also participated in master-classes with Ernst Haefliger and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, and won numerous competitions.

Klaus Häger has sung in Lieder recitals, orchestral concerts and oratorio productions in his homeland and abroad and participated in recordings for nearly all the German broadcasting corporations, CD and television productions. He has appeared at important music festivals, such as Salzburg Festival, Schwetzingen Opera Festival, Schleswig Holstein Music Festival, and Ludwigsburg Festival. Since 1991 he was a member of the Hamburg State Opera, and since the season 1997-1998 he is engaged by Deutschen Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin.

Source: Liner notes to the 2-CD album ‘Bach: Congratulatory & Hommage Cantatas’ conducted by Helmuth Rilling (Hänssler, 2000); Kammerchor Wupperfeld Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (October 2004)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2001, October 2004)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

Riccardo Chailly

Bass

BWV 244 [2nd]

René Jacobs

Bass

BWV 205, BWV 213, BWV 248

Rudolf Lutz

Bass

DVD: BWV 26, BWV 36, BWV 90, BWV 129, BWV 135

Zubin Mehta

Bass

BWV 140

Helmuth Rilling

Bass

BWV 173a, BWV 207, BWV 243a

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Klaus Häger - Bariton (Kammerchor Wupperfeld) [German]

 

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