Baritone Christoph Pohl gained his first singing experience as the age of nine in the Knabenchor Hannover. He was a member of the well-known a cappella
group “Modell Andante” for eight years . He completed his studies at the Hanover Hochschule für Musik. From September 2003 to July 2005, Christoph Pohl was a member of the opera studio at the Hamburg State Opera. He has been a prizewinner at many competitions including the German Voice Competition, the German Music Competition the Fourth International Competition for Wagner Singers in Bayreuth and the International Schumann Song Competition. He was awarded the Christel Golz Prize of the Semper Opera Foundation in 2008. Christoph Pohl has sung under well-known conductors such as Fabio Luisi, Peter Schneider, Ingo Metzmacher, Donald Runiccles, Ivor Bolton, and Sir Roger Norrington, and has appeared in song recitals and as a soloist at numerous festivals in Germany and abroad. In the course of these activities he has sung with well-known choruses and orchestras including the Dresden Kammerchor, the Mädchen- und Knabenchor Hannover, the Dresden Kreuzchor, the NDR Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Dresden Philharmonic. He has appeared as a guest artist in Bonn, Stuttgart and Leipzig, as well as the Bavarian State Opera and the Salzburg Festival. Christoph Pohl has been a permanent member of the Semperoper Dresden since September 2005 and and sings the leading baritone roles such as Harlequin, Guglielmo, Papageno, Count Almaviva, Marcello, Dandini, the Barber of Seville, Graf Danilo and Wolfram von Eschenbach.
The Artist's Homepage: http://www.pohl-christoph.de/
Songs by Liszt, Mahler, Pizzetti, Rihm
Christoph Pohl, Baritone - Tobias Krampen, Piano