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Gerhild Romberger (Contralto)

Born: Sögel (Emsland), Germany

The German contralto, Gerhild Romberger, grew up in Sögel (Emsland). After studying school music at the Hochschule für Musik in Detmold, she concluded her singing training with Heiner Eckels with the national music teacher examination, the Künstlerischen maturity examination and the concert examination. Courses with Professor Annie Schoonus and the professors for singing Mitsuko Shirai and Hartmut Höll supplemented her studies.

From 1993 to 2001 as well as since 2003 Gerhild Romberger taught singing at the Hochschule für Musik in Detmold. Since 1982 she leads an extensive concert activity within the areas of oratorio, Lieder and modern music in her homeland and abroad. Emphasis of her work is theme Lieder recitals. Her ability of the absolute singing makes her a demanded interpreter of contemporary music. The repertoire of the singer covers all big alto and mezzo-soprano parts of the oratorio and concert singing of the Baroque over the Classical period and Romantic up to the literature 20th century.

Numerous broadcast and CD productions document her artistic achievements.

Source: Camerata Vocale Berlin Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (December 2003)
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Aryeh Oron (December 2003)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Heinz Hennig

Alto

BWV 248

Theodor Holthoff

Alto

BWV 232

Hermann Max

Alto

BWV 195, BWV 245

Hans-Christoph Rademann

Alto

BWV 63, BWV 110, BWV 243, BWV 248/1-3

Martin Rieker

Alto

BWV 232

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Gerhild Romberger (Camerata Vocale Berlin) [German]

 

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