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With more than two hundred recordings to his credit and an intensive schedule as singer, conductor, scholar and teacher, René Jacobs has achieved an eminent position in the field of Baroque and Classical vocal music. Seine erste musikalische Ausbildung erhielt er als Chorknabe der Kathedrale seiner Heimatstadt Gent. Neben seinem Studium der Altphilologie an der Universität (...) 

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Daniel Schmutzhard by Christopher Reeves The Austrian baritone Daniel Schmutzhard studied with Karlheinz Hanser and Ralf Döring. He participated in masterclasses with Brigitte Fassbaender and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and is a prizewinner of numerous international competitions, including the Mozart competition in Salzburg 2006 and Thomas Quasthoff’s newly founded International (...) 

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Daniel Behle by HaukeGilbert Daniel Behle was born in Hamburg. In January 2004 he completed his degree programme at the Conservatory of Music in Hamburg, where his major areas of study were trombone and composition, while studying singing privately with his mother Renate Behle and completing his voice study requirements at the Conservatory in July 2004. Daniel Behle has received (...) 

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Inga Kalna by Gunars Janaitis Inga Kalna studied singing and musicology at the Latvian Music Academy. Her debut as Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) led to an engagement as a soloist at the Latvian National Opera. After local successes she went abroad to study at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Inga Kalna has won the Latvian Theatre Award twice and is one of the very few singers (...) 

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Anna Grevelius by Susie Ahlburg Anna Grevelius studied at the Guildhall School of Music with Laura Sarti and at the Benjamin Britten International Opera School as a Sir Thomas Allen Scholar, followed by a year at the National Opera Studio (2006/07). Awards include the 2004 Gerald Moore Award’s Singer’s Prize, the 2006 Lies Askonas Competition, and the Prix Gabriel Dussurget (...) 

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Isabelle Druet by Pascal Tanguay The mezzo-soprano Isabelle Druet was voted ‘Vocal Discovery of the Year’ at the Victoires de la Musique Classique in 2010, after being named ‘Classical Vocal Discovery’ of the Adami and winning second prize at the Queen Elisabeth of Belgium International Competition. Her career, which has already taken her to the leading musical venues (...) 

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Kurt Azesberger by Fischerlehner Kurt Azesberger received his earliest musical training as an alto soloist with the boys’ choir of the abbey of St Florian in Austria, and completed his vocal studies with Hilde Rössl-Majdan, Kurt Equiluz, and Peter Schreier. His international concert career has taken him to the leading musical centres, where he has made his reputation above (...) 

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Marcos Fink by Guillaume Bonnaud Bass-baritone Marcos Fink was born in Argentina to a Slovenian family where singing was very present. After singing in choirs at an early age he began his vocal formation with Professor Victor Srugo and musical interpretation with professors Erik Werba, Wolfgang Schöne, Aldo Baldin and Heather Harper. He made his opera debut at the Salzburger (...) 

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ANNA-KRISTIINA KAAPPOLA by Seppo Sirka Anna-Kristiina Kaappola has been an ensemble member of the Finnish National Opera since her studies at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. Her repertoire extends from the Baroque to contemporary music. Her brilliant interpretation as the Queen of the Night has taken her all over Europe (Paris, Toulouse, Covent Garden, Aix-en-Provence, Salzburg) (...) 

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Marlis Petersen by Andreas Knapp Marlis Petersen studied at the Stuttgart Conservatory and with Sylvia Geszty, specialising in opera, new music, and dance. She started her career as a member of the City Stage of Nuremberg, also giving guest performances throughout Germany. In 1998 she was engaged at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein. Her many engagements include Zerbinetta (Ariadne (...) 

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This blog is dedicated to the release of Mozart: The Magic Flute by René Jacobs, to be released on harmonia mundi by the end of September 2010. Enjoy the discovery of this tremendous recording.