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Bass Andreas Burkhart

Andreas Burkhart, baritone, was born in Munich and received his musical training as an alto soloist with the Bad Tölz Boys' Choir. In preparation for his vocal studies , which he began in 2005 at the Munich Academy of Music and Theatre with Prof. Frieder Lang, he was a member of the Bavarian Singing Academy, as a vocal pupil of Hartmut Elbert, who continues to instruct him to this day.

Published at: 22-8-2008

He attended art song classes given by Prof. Helmut Deutsch, Fritz Schwinghammer, Prof Siegfried Mauser  and Prof. Celine Dutilly. He also completed master classes with Prof. Andreas Schmidt and received further impulses at master classes given by Mathias Goeme and Christian Gerhaher.

During his studies he appeared in a number of productions at the Bavarian August Everding Theatre Academy, working repeatedly with Ulf Schirmer and the Bayerisches Rundfunkorchester, singing such roles as Andrej in Peter Eötvös's "Tri Sestri" which he also sang in Berlin at the State Opera in the Schilller Theatre . He also appeared with the Munich Chamber Opera as Trinidad in "Disloyalty Doesn't Pay! Or Maybe it Does" and as Truffaldino in "The Servant of Two  Masters" in a  production staged by Dominik Wilgenbus.

In the concert area his repertoire extends from Bach Oratorios and Cantatas to Mendelssohn's "St. Paul" and Orff's "Carmina Burana".This brought him together regularly with the Oratorio Choruses in Munich and Ulm. He has also appeared as a soloist with the Bach Academy of Stuttgart under Hans Jörg Albrecht and as a guest soloist at the Beethoven Festival in Bonn, where he preformed a song recital with pianist Eric Schneider.

He was a scholarship student supported by the "Hans and Eugenia Jütting Foundation" of the "German Theatre Society" and has been sponsored since 2009 by LiveMusicNow. He is also a prize winner at the Federal Vocal Competition in Berin, the Song Recital Competition  sponsored by the Gasteig Cultural Society, the Mendelssohn Competition of the German Music  Academies. He has been a member of the Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks since 2011.