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Sebastian Hennig (Boy Soprano, Baritone)

Born: October 2, 1968 - Germany

The German boy soprano and later baritone, Sebastian Hennig, was a member of the Knabenchor Hannover from 1976 to 1994. He is the son of its founder-director, Heinz Hennig. He sang solo parts for soprano in recordings of Bach Cantatas under the direction of Gustav Leonhardt in his joint cantata cycle with Nikolaus Harnoncourt. As a boy he also sang in the boys' terzetto in Mozart's Zauberflöte in the Hannover opera house.

Sebastian Hennig is currently (2002-2005) singing baritone in the Hannover Harmonists. He also sang as baritone soloist on a recent Knabenchor Hannover recording with Hammerschmidt motets. He has also worked in cooperation with René Jacobs and playing of the Little spiritual concerts by Heinrich Schütz and Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (Harmonia Mundi France).

Source: The Boy Choir & Soloist Directory Website; Eriol Brumel (March 2005); Hannover Harmonists Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (March 2002, March 2005), Eriol Brumel (March 2005)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Gustav Leonhardt

Boy Soprano

BWV 113, BWV 114, BWV 127, BWV 129, BWV 132, BWV 133, BWV 149, BWV 151

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Sebastian Hennig (The Boy Choir & Soloist Directory)

Sebastian Hennig (Hannover Harmonists)

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