Isabell Großmann  Mezzosopran
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 Isabell Großmann was born in Landau/Pfalz (Germany) and  grew up in Höhr-Grenzhausen. At the age of 12, she began playing the viola with Dorothea Buchwald and Andreas Sokol. She was member of the  National and State Youth Orchestras, simultaneously taking singing lessons with Christiana Jordan. After graduating from school  she decided to study music. She began viola studies with Almut Steinhausen, and Prof.  Lindemann as well as voice studies with Prof. Alexander Steveson at the Musikhochschule Detmold in Münstere and the Musikakademie Kassel. After graduating, she continued  her studies with Nurit Herzog Gorén, Petra Schmidt and Paul Wiederin. She attended master classes with Professor Hartmut Lindemann, Professor Diericks (viola) and with Bernd Weikel (voice). In 1998, she was awarded the Perédur award (Förderpreis der Stiftung Peredur) in the categories of singing and viola as well as a scholarship by the Richard Wagner foundation .  She performed in the  Bad Arolsen baroque festival in 2005 as well as for the  "Mittelhessischen Kultursummer" a year later. The mezzo-soprano performed regularly with orchestras,  expanding  her broad  repertoire with numerous concerts that led her to Lybia in 2007.  In the same year,  she finished her first solo-CD with works by Strauss, Brahms, Mozart, Verdi and Bizet. The second CD followed only months later with "Kindertotenliedern" by Gustav Mahler and compositions by Brahms, Strauss and Martin.

 

 

Repertoire :

 

List of works as soloist with orchestra

Vivaldi                                  Gloria

Mozart                                  Requiem

Bruckner                               Requiem

Duruflé                                 Requiem

Bach                                    Christmas oratorio

Alessandro Scarlatti              Passion of St. John

 

 

Handel                                  Messiah

Mendelssohn                         Elias

Loewe                                   Das Sühneopfer des Neuen Bundes

Pergolesi                               Stabat Mater

Keyser                                   The Passion of St. Mark

Mozart                                   Orphanage Mass

Haydn                                  Nelson Mass

Bach                                      Christmas oratorio

 

Cantatas:

"Erfreut Euch Ihr Herzen"

"Ein Herz dass seinen Jesum lebend weiss"

70"Wachet!  betet ! betet! Wachet!"

39 " Brich dem Hungrigen dein Brot"

Actus tragicus "Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit"

Mozart                                   Piccolomini mass

Mozart                                   Missa brevis

 

Concerts and performances:

 

Concerts 2008

On January 6th at  5 p.m. in the catholic  church of  St. Peter and Paul in Höhr-Grenzhausen

Excerpts out of the Messiah and Elias, conductor Rolf Schwickert.

 

The 21st of March at 3 p.m. in the ev. church of Kirchditmold the  "Passion of St. John"  by Alessandro  Scarlatti, conductor Michael Gerisch.

 

The 23rd of March at 10 a.m.  in the  ev. church of Kirchditmold "Christ lag in Todesbanden" by Johann Sebastian Bach, conductor Michael Gerisch.

 

The 12th of May at 10:30 a.m.   in the  cath. Church of  St. Marien the Credo mass  KV 259 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, conductor Thomas Pieper.

 

The 1th of June at 6 p.m.   in the  ev. church of  Kaufungen (Stiftskirche) the Creation of Haydn, conductor Martin Baumann.

 

The 22nd of November  at 6 p.m.  in Kassel in the ev. Church, Johann Sebastian      Bach        G -minor Mass  BWV 235, Johann Bach motet  "Unser Leben ist ein Schatten" , conductor   Mrs.  Henrike Wischerhoff.

 

The 23rd of November at 6 p.m.  in the Altstädter church in Hofgeismar , Johann Sebastian Bach Mass  in G-minor  BWV 235, Johann Bach motet "Unsere Leben ist ein Schatten" conductor Mrs. Henrike Wischerhoff.

 

The 26th of November 7:30 p.m. in the church of  St. Marien with Thomas Pieper

Programm:

Works fo organ and voice  "Die vier ernsten Gesänge" von Brahms excerpts out of  the "Spanische Liederbuch" by   Hugo Wolf.

 

The 30th of November 10 a.m. in the ev. church of Bad Wildungen, conductor Mrs. Tetzer.

Programm: Antonio Vivaldi "Magnificat".

 

The 6th of December at 7:30 p.m. in the ev. church of Treysa, conductor Mrs. Fuhr.

Programm:

"Christmas Oratorio" by Saint-Saens.

The 7th of December at 6 p.m. in the kath. church of Zierenberg, conductor Mario Jurczyk.

Programm:

"Christmas Oratorio" by J.S. Bach,

"Christmas Oratorio" by Saint-Saens,

"Gloria" by Antonio Vivaldi.

 

The 24th of December at 11 p.m. in the ev. church of Kirchditmold conductor Michael Gerisch.

Programm: J.S. Bach "Weihnachtsoratorium" I

 

The 26th of December 10:00 a.m. in the church of Kaufungen

Programm: J.S. Bach Kantate 40 "Dazu ist erschienen". Conductor Mr. Martin Baumann

 

Concerts 2009

The 22nd of February at 10:00 a.m . in the ev. church of Harleshausen. Programm: Louis Spohr Kantate op. 85. Conductor Mrs. Schulze-Craney.

 

The 12th of April at 10:00 a.m. in the kath. church St. Marien in Kassel.

Programm: Credo-Messe of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart KV 257. Conductor Mr. Thomas Pieper.

 

The 5th of July at 6 p.m. in the kath. church of St. Marien.

Programm: Mendelssohn, Lewadowsky und Spohr. Conductor Mr. Thomas Pieper.

 

The 25th of December at 10:00 a.m in the kath. church of St. Marien.

Programm: Nicolai Messe v( Missa Sancti Nicolai) of Joseph Haydn.

Conductor Mr. Thomas Pieper.

 

The 8th of November 2009 at 04:00 p.m. at the ev. Stadtkirche Bad Wildungen

Programm:

Johann Sebastian Bach Kantate 33 BWV 33 "Allein zu Dir".
Johann Ludwig Bach Kantate "Die mit Tränen".
Conductor Mrs. Tetzer.

 

The 29th of November 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the ev. Kirche St. Martin in Kassel.

Programm:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart KV 317 Missa in C and Krönungsmesse
Conductor: Eckhardt Manz.

 

The 24th of December 2009 at 06:00 p.m. at the ev. Kirche St. Martin in Kassel.

Programm:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart KV 317 Missa in C and Krönungsmesse
Conductor: Eckhardt Manz.

 

The 25th of December 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at the kath. Kirche St. Marien in Kassel

Programm:

Joseph Haydn, Missa Sancti Nicolai
Conductor: Thomas Pieper.

For 2010 please look for "Konzerte" in German

 Reviews:

 

concert reviews can be found on following links:

Http://www.collegium-musicum-fulda.de/R2005-10Huenfeld.htm

 

Http://www.klosterkirche.de/aktuell/archiv/adventskonzert-2006ph

 

Contact:

Isabell Großmann

in Germany

Tel:               (0561/9893379)

mob.             (0178/9252067)

e-mail:            isabell.grossmann(((gmx.de

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