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Sacrum & Profanum - Ensemble für Alte Musik München (Early Music Vocal & Instrumental Ensemble)

Founded: 1995 - Munich, Bavaria, Germany

In 1995, Andreas Schierlinger-Langeheinecke und Reinhard Kreuzinger founded Andreas founded the vocal ensemble Sacrum & Profanum to perform by soloists early vocal music of the Renaissance and the Baroque eras. Since 1999, the group consists of Anette Noah (soprano), Dinah Kamm (alto), Reinhard Kreuzinger (tenor) and Andreas Schierlinger-Langeheinecke (bass). Since 2001, around this core ensemble gathered a group of instrumental soloists, which enables them to perform even larger scale works.

The Ensemble performs vocal music of the 16th to 18th centuries, both a cappella as well as the participation of soloists. Their repertoire includes works by Heinrich Schütz, Michael Praetorius, Dietrich Buxtehude and J.S. Bach compositions, as well as rather less well-known masters such as Dietrich Buxtehude, Franz Tunder, Georg Böhm or Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel. Focus of their work in each year are Passion concerts in Munich and Wolfratshausen. In 2012 they perform in these concerts works by Alessandro Scarlatti, Leonhard Andraczinsky and Marc-Antoine Charpentier.

The ensemble has recorded Robert Schumann: Dichterliebe op. 48; Georg Melchior Hoffmann: Schlage doch, gewünschte Stunde (Cantata BWV 53); Gottfried Heinrich Stölzel: Deutsche Messe; Johann Christoph Altnikol: Gedenke, Herr, wie es uns gehet; Valentin Rathgeber: Quodlibet "Die Bettelzech"; Dietrich Buxtehude: Wo ist doch mein Freund geblieben BuxWV 111; Befiehl dem Engel, daß er komm BuxWV 10; Dietrich Buxtehude: Aus der Tiefe rufe ich, Herr, zu dir; J.S. Bach: Alles mit Gott und nichts ohn' ihn BWV 1127; Hochzeitsquodlibet BWV 524.

 

Source: Sacrum & Profanum Ensemble Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (April 2012)
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Aryeh Oron (April 2012)

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