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
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.
are a special interest of Andreas’ as well. He recorded various solo CDs with lied
repertoire, 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.
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.