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    Mag. Johann Fromhund

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    'European Mass Project Venice 2024'

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    until 31.3.2024 a full refund (except for a processing fee of 10%)

    until 15.4.2022 a 50% refund, after that no refund (if possible find a substitute participant)

    Your preparation

    Get here the notes and the audio files for your preparation

    Click here to go to the Audio files.

    Choose the movement and the Vocal Part you need. And then practice practice practice...

    Click here for the Youtube Video of the Mozart Mass.

    The 1. Webinar with the musical explanations for the Kyrie, Gloria and Credo was on Friday, 2nd February, 20:00 - see here the recording!

    The 2. Webinar with the musical explanations for the Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus and the Ave verum corpus will take place on friday, 22nd march, 20:00 - save the date!

    Soloists

    Theresa Hemedinger - Sopran

    Born and raised in Klagenfurt. Studied music education, instrumental music education and instrumental and vocal pedagogy for piano and classical singing at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, graduating with distinction. She has been teaching at Viennese secondary schools since 2001 and has many years of stage and concert experience as a singer and soprano soloist: participation in various Austrian choirs and ensembles, in numerous CD and radio recordings. Concerts at home and abroad (e.g. Minneapolis, Oslo, Madrid). As a soprano soloist she has worked with well-known conductors such as Adam Fischer, Johannes Kalitzke and Peter Keuschnig. Engagements at the Carinthian Summer, the Salzburg Festival, the Haydn Festival Eisenstadt, Klangbogen Wien, the Vienna Festival Weeks, Wien Modern and Neue Oper Wien. Composer and arranger mainly in the choral and ensemble field, predominantly a cappella, commissions and requests from numerous directors and responsible persons. Co-founder and artistic director of the vocal ensemble "Alxingers", awarded gold diploma at the vokal.total competition in Graz 2012. Recording director for several CD and radio recordings.

    Eugenia Zuin - Alt

    She obtained her singing diploma at the 'Benedetto Marcello' Conservatory of Music in Venice under the guidance of Prof. Elena De Martin, while pursuing humanistic studies in parallel, culminating in a degree in Modern Literature at the University of Padua (2006), with a thesis in Musical Philology.
    She has been in demand as a soloist since her time as a student at the Venetian Conservatory: Carissimi's Oratorio Judicium extremum; Vivaldi's Gloria; Tisbe in G. Rossini's Cinderella at the Teatro Malibran in Venice; and Nerina in Padre Martini's intermezzo Il Don Chisciotte (first performance in modern times) at the Teatro Verdi in Padua.
    In 2006, she began an active collaboration with the choir "La Stagione Armonica" directed by Maestro Sergio Balestracci, with whom she participated in various productions directed by Maestro Riccardo Muti at the Festspielhaus in Salzburg and as part of the "Ravenna Festival".
    In 2007, she was assistant contralto at the Choir of the Teatro Lirico di Cagliari. Between 2009 and 2011 she sang as contralto soloist with the Musical Chapel of the Basilica del Santo in Padua conducted by Maestro Valerio Casarin. She sang as contralto soloist in Händel's Dixit Dominus, with the Choir "Città di Piazzola" conducted by Maestro Paolo Piana.
    In the following years, she debuted the role of Dorabella in Mozart's Così fan tutte (2012), of Zita in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi (2014), of Mamma Lucia in Cavalleria Rusticana, and at the same time deepened her German and French chamber repertoire with AltoContraltoTrio.
    In June 2016 he performed G. Verdi's Messa da Requiem in Hamburg, and in October of the same year he performed in a baroque concert in the Dominikanerkirche in Vienna.
    In 2017, she returned to Hamburg to perform Villa Lobos' Magnificat and was engaged at the Saint Merry church in Paris in an opera recital with the Amicantica group. In the same year, she participated in Bach's Passion according to Matthew at the Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza.
    She performed Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle on several occasions. In recent years, her repertoire has expanded with performances of Bach's cantata Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, Händel's Messiah, Mozart's Coronation Mass K 317 and Stravinsky's Mass.
    In 2022 she was invited to perform Mozart's Requiem on the tour (Possagno Temple, Basilica dei Frari in Venice, Basilica dei Santi Apostoli in Rome) on the occasion of the bicentenary of Antonio Canova's death, with the Orchestra Gruppo d'Archi Veneto and the choir En Clara Vox.
    In 2023 he performed Vivaldi's Stabat Mater at the Temple of San Nicolò in Treviso.

    Bernd Hemedinger - Tenor

    Bernd Hemedinger studied music education (voice: Eva Bartfai) at the Vienna University of Music and vocal pedagogy with Martin Klietmann at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz. His many years of participation in ensembles of various styles (from medieval music to pop) show his versatility, which is also expressed in recordings of numerous CDs. As a tenor soloist he regularly appears in passions, Bach cantatas and masses. Performances of the Holy Mass by J. Haydn in the Haydn Hall in Eisenstadt under the direction of Adam Fischer, the Schubert Mass in E-flat major in the great hall of the Vienna Musikverein, the Misa Criolla at the Lizst Festival in Raiding, Haydn's Nelson Mass with the Concentus Musicus as part of the Nikolaus Harnoncourt Days, Bernstein's Mass at the Vienna Konzerthaus under Kristian Järvi as well as the participation as evangelist in the world premiere of the cantata "Cactus Tragicus" by Peter Planyavsky under the baton of the composer offer a small insight into his diverse artistic work.

    Peter Kellner - Bass 

    Peter Kellner comes from southern Bavaria and studied with Andreas Jaeckel in Munich, Josef Greindl in Vienna and Heather Hartinger in Salzburg.
    Coaching with Adrian Baianu, Munich and Hannes Fromhund, Krems/Danube.
    He has been active as a singer since the mid-1980s and his repertoire (bass-baritone, drama and character roles) ranges from opera and operetta to musicals. His favourite roles include Don Pasquale, Doctor Bartolo ("The Marriage of Figaro") and Daland ("The Flying Dutchman"), Zsupan ("The Gypsy Baron") and Jupiter ("Orpheus in the Underworld") as well as the milkman Tevye ("Anatevka").
    He has expanded his repertoire in recent years with new roles such as Emperor ("Im Weißen Rössl" at the Kiel Opera), Falstaff ("The Merry Wives of Windsor"), Doolittle ("My Fair Lady"), Father in "Beauty and the Beast" and, most recently, Gremin in "Eugene Onegin".
    Opera for children is his particular passion, and he has sung Geppetto in "Pinocchio" and the Sea King in "The Little Mermaid", among others.
    Raylieto, the leading role in the newly composed opera "Aurona" (based on an old Dolomite legend), is in preparation. Aurona is the name of an enchanted gold mine in the Dolomites.
    Peter Kellner wrote the text himself, the music was composed by Hansjörg Mutschlechner from South Tyrol.

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