The tenor Andreas Post
is especially appreciated for his beautiful, vivid and intense vocal interpretation of the great evangelist parts by J.S. Bach.
Being the holder of the scholarship of the Richard Wagner Verband Köln, Andreas Post has toured extensively to France, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, Isreal, Macedonia, South Africa, Ukraine and Singapore. He regularly works with conducters such as Enoch zu Guttenberg, Herrmann Max, Helmuth Rilling, Philippe Herreweghe, Ludger Rémy, Jan Willem de Vriend and Michael Hofstetter and with ensembles such as Orchester der KlangVerwaltung, Europaen Baroque Orchestra Le Chardon, Concerto con anima, Combattimento Consort Amsterdam, Hannoversche Hofkapelle, Musica Fiata or Capella Ducale, Collegium Vocale gent, Nederlandse Bachvereeniging, Bachkoor Holland.
He also participated in many scenic projects, e.g. as Astromonte in the rediscovered opera “Der Stein der Weisenâ” (The philosophers stone) which was partly composed by W.A. Mozart, as Palemone in Josef Schuster’s rediscovered opera “Amor e Psyche”, as Pedrillo in Mozart’s “Die Entführung aus dem Serail” (The Abduction from the Seraglio), a co-production of the Göttingen-Symphony Orchestra and the Deutsche Theater in Göttingen 2006/07, as Tamino in “Die Zauberflöte” (The Magic Flute) at the Festival Gut Immling (Bavaria) 2008 and as Uriel in a stage version of J. Haydn’s oratorio “Die Schöpfung” (The Creation) performed in 2009 on the 300th Anniversary of Ludwigsburg. 2012 he appeared again in an opera by Josef Schuster “Il marito indolent” (The indifferent husband) at the Tage Alter Musik Regensburg. In 2013 he performed the role of Tanzmeister in “Ariadna aug Naxos” from Richard Strauss during the Herrenchiemsee-Festival.
His particular interest is the art song, which he dedicated himself intensively since 1995/’96. In this years he worked together with Prof. Norman Shetler. Three solo CDs have been released, most recently in 2008 “Die schöne Müllerin” a song cycle by Franz Schubert. Since 2008, Andreas Post works together with Prof. Axel Bauni performing contemporary song repertoire. Together they first performed songs by Aribert Reimann and Wolfgang Rihm at the Kissinger Sommer festival. 2011 he designed the premiere of Manfred Trojahn’s Rilke cycle “Dir zur Feier” (you to celebrate) in cooperation with Prof. Jan Philip Schulze.
Andreas Post completed his vocal studies with Prof. Ks. Soto Papoulkas at the Folkwang Musikhochuschule in Essen. He passed his exam with honours. Being the winner of the 11th International Bach Competition in Leipzig, he is resindent in Essen/Germany.
The extensive activity of the singer is reflected in numerous radio and CD-productions. Examples here are the recording of the opera “Demofoonte” of Josef Schuster (2002), in which he sings the title part and a solo CD with arias by Bach, Telemann, and Keiser, published in 2013 together with the European Baroque Orchestra Le Chardon.
Further information: www.andreas-post-tenor.de