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Christoph Wittmann (Tenor)

Born: 1967 - Frankfurt/Main, Germany

The German tenor, Christoph Wittmann, studied with Professor Rudolf Piernay singing, as well as conducting as second speciality at the Mannheimer Musikhochschule. In 1994 he completed composition studies as a scholarship holder of the Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienstes (DAAD) at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, likewise with Professor Piernay. Afterwards he was a student in the Opera Course. Already during this time he was involved in opera productions in various European countries.

Christoph Wittmann's German debut was in 1996 at the Staatstheater Braunschweig. Between 1997 and 2000 Christoph Wittmann was engaged as lyric tenor at the Staatstheater Braunschweig. There he sang, among other things, Ernesto in Donizettiís Don Pasquale and Don Ottavio in the Mozartís Don Giovanni.

For the season 2001-2002 Christoph Wittmann was an ensemble member at the Bremen Theater. Further to repeated winning of international singing competitions, he continued to develop his voice with Professor Piernay as well as Nicolai Gedda. At the Bremen Theater he has already participated in The Greek passion by B. Martinu, in The Barber of Seville by G. Rossini as Count Almaviva in Die verkaufte Braut by B. Smetana, as well as in Die Zauberflöte by Mozart and Die tote Stadt by Erich Wolfgang Korngold. In the season 2003-2004 he is going to sing in L. Janacekís Das schlaue Füchslein as Gastwirt and in the role of Tybalt in Charles Gounodís Romèo et Juliette.

Source: Bremen Theater Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (April 2004)
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Aryeh Oron (April 2004)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Marcus R. Bosch

Tenor

BWV 232

Heinz-Rüdiger Drengemann

Tenor

BWV 244

Klaus Jürgen Etzold

Tenor

BWV 232

Ruben Jais

Tenor

BWV 80

Wolfgang Kläsener

Tenor

BWV 232

Reinhard Krämer

Tenor

BWV 244

Joachim Krause

Tenor

BWV 232

Johannes-Matthias Michel

Tenor

BWV 232 [1st]

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Christoph Wittmann (Bremen Theater) [German]

 

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