The young tenor Andreas Post has gained a notable reputation as a concert singer,
especially through the role of Evangelist in the J.S. Bach passions.
His concert activities have led him abroad to Italy, France, Belgium, the Netherlands.
Luxembourg, England, Scandinavia as well as to Poland, Israel, Macedonia, Singapore
and South Africa. He has sung under conducters such as Helmuth Rilling, Philippe
Herreweghe, Ludger Rémy, Jos van Veldhoven, Enoch zu Guttenberg, Jan Willem de Vriend,
Michael Hofstetter and Hermann Max with ensembles such as Concerto con Anima, Les
Amis de Philippe, Combattimento Consort Amsterdam, Hannoversche Hofkapelle, Musica
Alta Ripa, Collegium Vocale Gent, Monteverdichor Hamburg, Nederlandse Bachvereniging
and Orchester der Klangverwaltung.
With the Baroque Orchestra Le Chardon he recently recorded a solo-CD with arias by
J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, G.Ph. Telemann and R. Keiser which was released in 2013.
Concert engagments in 2016-2017 include: Bach’s Christmas Oratorio under Enoch zu
Guttenberg at the Philharmonie am Gasteig in Munich, a CD production of Bach’s St.
John Passion (Evangelist and tenor arias) with the Stuttgarter Hymnus Chorknaben,
Schumann songs and duets with soprano Mojca Erdmann at Beethoven Haus Bonn and at
the festival VOICES, various concerts with the Bachkoor Holland and with the Cologne
Bach-Verein (WDR direct broadcast), Bach cantatas at the famous Leipzig Thomaskirche,
Bach’s St. John Passion with the baroque ensemble Elbipolis, concerts with the Bachchor
Mainz and Deutsche Radiophilharmonie Saarbrücken, Mozart’s Requiem with the Bamberger
Symphoniker at Mozartfest Würzburg…..
Andreas Post has been a welcome guest at festivals such as Telemann Festtage Magdeburg,
Musikfestspiele Dresden, Tage Alter Musik Regensburg, Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele,
Mozartfest Augsburg, and has appeared as well at Halle Handel Festspiele and Festival
van Vlaanderen in Brugge.
His operatic engagements include: the part of Astromonte in the rediscovered opera
The Philosopher’s Stone by W. A. Mozart, Hennebert, Schack, Gerl and Schikaneder;
the role of Belsazar in Amsterdam in a co-production with the festival Duesseldorfer
Altstadt Herbst; Ottone in Monteverdi’s The Coronation of Poppea with La Stagione
Frankfurt under Michael Schneider; Palemone in the rediscovered opera Amor e Psiche
by Josef Schuster, Pedrillo, The Abduction from the Serail, Mozart in a co-production
of the Goettinger Sinfonieorchester and the Deutsches Theater Goettingen; Tamino
in The Magic Flute at the Festival Gut Immling 2008; Uriel in a staged production
of Haydn’s oratorio The Creation on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the
City of Ludwigsburg as well as Alfred in Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus, Macheath
in The Beggar´s Opera by Pepusch/Britten, and Samson in a staged production of G.
F. Handel’s oratorio of the same name. In 2012, Andreas appeared as Conte Belsospiro
in Josef Schuster’s opera Il marito indolento at the festival Tage Alter Musik Regensburg.
At the Herrenchiemsee Festspiele 2013 he made his role debut as Tanzmeister in R.
Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos under Ljubka Biagioni, followed by his role debut as Belmonte/The
Abduction from the Seraglio at the festival VOICES 2014. In 2015, Andreas Post performed
the part of Tamino at the Würzburg Mozart Festival. In the 2015/16 season, he appeared
in a staged production of St. John Passion at the Wuppertaler Bühnen. In 2016/17,
Andreas Post will sing the role of Vitaliano in Handel’s opera Il Giustino with the
Lautten Compagney Berlin under Wolfgang Katschner at the Halle Handel Festspiele
and at the International Maifestspiele Wiesbaden.
He participated in varoius opera CD productions for instance as Varo in Gluck’s Ezio
and in the title role of J. Schuster’s Demofoonte.
Lied recitals are a special interest of Andreas’ as well which he perfects with the pianoforte
player Tatjana Dravenau. They jointly recorded three CDs, last of all F. Schubert’s
cycle Die schoene Muellerin. In the field of contemporary songs he works with the
pianist Axel Bauni with whom he gave the world première of selected lieder by Aribert
Reimann and Wolfgang Rihm at the festival Kissinger Sommer. He returned to Kissinger
Sommer in 2011 for the world première of M. Trojahn’s Rilke-cycle ‘Dir zur Feier’
with pianist Jan Philip Schulze.
Andreas Post began his vocal training with Alastair Thompson and continued his studies
with Prof. Ks Soto Papulkas at the Folkwang-Hochschule in Essen, where he passed
his artistic final examination as well as the subsequent Konzertexamen with distinction.
He was awarded a scholarships by the Cologne Richard Wagner Society, was a prize-winner
of the 11th International Bach Competition in Leipzig, and participated in lied classes
with Norman Shetler with a scholarship from the German Schubert Society.