André Morsch

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German bass-baritone André Morsch studied with Margreet Honig at the Amsterdam Conservatory and was a member of William Christie’s Le Jardin des Voix. He received the 1st Prize and Hermann-Reutter-Prize at the prestigious ‘Internationaler Wettbewerb für Liedkunst’ in Stuttgart and the Prix Bernac from the Académie Ravel.

Most recent engagements include Malatesta/Don Pasquale for Opéra de Dijon, the role of Christus in a staged production of Bach’s Matthäus-Passion at Theater Basel, Handel’s Messiah with the NDR Vokalensemble at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Mozart’s Requiem with the Brussels Philharmonic, Papageno in Simon McBurney’s acclaimed production of Die Zauberflöte at Theater Basel, the title role in Don Giovanni, JS Bach’s Matthäus-Passion and Haydn’s Jahreszeiten, all with the Orchestra of the 18 Century, Britten’s War Requiem with Het Gelders Orkest, Schubert’s Stabat Mater with the Dutch Radio Philharmonic at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the title role in Telemann’s Miriways with the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin under Bernard Labadie at Laeizhalle Hamburg, Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium with Chorwerk Ruhr in Madrid and at the Essen Philharmonie, Mozart’s Messe in c-moll with the RIAS Kammerchor and Brahms’ Deutsches Requiem with the Orchestra of the 18th Century and the Sinfonieorchester Basel. With the Balthasar Neumann Ensembles and Thomas Hengelbrock he has performed Haydn’s Die Schöpfung, works by Mozart, Beethoven and Saint-Saëns and the world premiere of Jan Mueller Wieland’s Maria at the Ruhrtriennale Festival.

In the season 2022-23, André Morsch performs and records J.H. Rolle’s Die Befreiung Israels and Telemann’s Das Befreite Israel with Il Gardellino, joins Nico and the Navigators for their acclaimed production Empathy with the Devil in Berlin and returns to the Sinfonieorchester Basel for Beethoven’s Symphony no 9, which he will also perform with the Orchestra of the 18th Century. Other concert projects include Bach cantatas with the Arion Ensemble in Montreal and the Matthäus Passion with the Noord Nederlands Orkest and Jan Willem de Vriend.