Hartmut Haenchen

Biography

Born: March 21, 1943; Dresden, Germany  
As the head conductor of the Netherlands Philharmonic and the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and the principal guest conductor with the Deutschen Staatsoper (German State Opera) in Berlin since 1995, Hartmut Haenchen (originally spelled Hänchen) is noted for the clear, precise phrasing and sumptuously sonorous tones he evokes from his musicians. In his youth, Haenchen was a member of the Kreuzchor in Dresden. As a 15-year-old cantor, he was Read more conducting performances and led a revival of J.A. Hasse's Requiem when he was 17. That year, he entered the Dresden Hochschule für Musik, and later attended rehearsals for the Bayreuth Festival and of Herbert von Karajan's concerts. In 1966, Haenchen was engaged as the director of the choral society known as the Robert Franz Singakademie in Halle and also conducted the Hallé Orchestra. From 1972-1973, he was Kapellmeister of the Zwickau Theatre. He soon became a regular guest conductor at the Deutschen Staatsoper in Berlin and the Dresden Staatsoper, as well as conductor of the Dresden Philharmonic from 1973 through 1976. From 1976-1979, he was music director of the Mecklenburgische Staatskapelle and Staatstheater in Schwerin, and conducted performances at the Komische Oper (Comic Opera) in Berlin. Since 1980, Haenchen has acted as the artistic director of the Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Chamber Orchestra, which was founded in Berlin and has presented revivals of C.P.E. Bach's music from re-discovered manuscripts. The ensemble has appeared in many television productions, has received awards for several recordings, and regularly tours. Haenchen has led over 50 premieres as principal guest conductor with the Netherlands Opera, including Handel's Giustino, Verdi's Don Carlos, Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov, Saint-Saëns Samson et Dalila, Tchaikovsky's Mazeppa and Eugene Onegin, Richard Strauss' Die Frau ohne Schatten (The Woman Without a Shadow) and Capriccio, Béla Bartók's Bluebeard's Castle, Alban Berg's Wozzeck, Szymanowski's Król Roger, and Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of Mensk and The Nose. Haenchen also serves as the designated director of the Dresdener Musikfestspiele and continues to make guest appearances with orchestras throughout Europe, the U.S., Japan, and Canada. He has conducted operas in Bologna, Geneva, Jerusalem, London, Munich, New York, Stuttgart, Warsaw, Vienna, and Wiesbaden. Read less

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Biography

Born: March 21, 1943; Dresden, Germany  
As the head conductor of the Netherlands Philharmonic and the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and the principal guest conductor with the Deutschen Staatsoper (German State Opera) in Berlin since 1995, Hartmut Haenchen (originally spelled Hänchen) is noted for the clear, precise phrasing and sumptuously sonorous tones he evokes from his musicians. In his youth, Haenchen was a member of the Kreuzchor in Dresden. As a 15-year-old cantor, he was Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
I. Allegro assai
II. Andante - sempre piano
III. Allegretto
I. Allegro di molto
II. Largo
III. Allegro assai
Magnificat (Chorus)
Quia respexit (Soprano)
Quia fecit (Tenor)
Et misericordia eius (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass, Chorus)
Fecit potentiam (Bass)
Deposuit potentes (Tenor, Alto)
Suscepit Israel (Alto)
Gloria (Chorus)
Sicut erat (Chorus)
I. Vivace
II. Andante
III. Allegro
IV. Menuetto I-II
I. Allegro e maestoso
II. Andante
III. Vivace
I. Larghetto - Un poco allegro
II. Torneo
III. Aria: Adagio
IV. Menuetto alternativo - Trio
V. Capriccio
I. Langsam, schleppend
II. Kraftig bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell
III. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen
IV. Sturmisch bewegt
Part I, Veni, creator spiritus: Veni, creator spiritus -
Part I, Veni, creator spiritus: Imple superna gratia -
Part I, Veni, creator spiritus: Infirma nostri corporis -
Part I, Veni, creator spiritus: Tempo I: Allegro, etwas hastig -
Part I, Veni, creator spiritus: Infirma nostri corporis -
Part I, Veni, creator spiritus: Accende lumen sensibus -
Part I, Veni, creator spiritus: Qui Paracltus diceris -
Part I, Veni, creator spiritus: Gloria sit Patri Domino
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Poco adagio -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Piu mosso: Allegro moderato -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Waldung, sie schwankt heran -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Ewiger Wonnebrand -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Wie Felsenabgrund mir zu Fussen -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Gerettet ist das edle Glied - Hande verschlinget euch -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Uns bleibt ein Erdenrest -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Ich spur' soeben nebeind um Felsenhoh' - Hier ist die Aussicht frei - Freudig empfangen wir -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Hochste Herrscherin der Welt! -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Dir, der Unberuhrbaren - Du schwebst zu Hohen der ewigen Reiche -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Bei der Liebe, die den Fussen -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Neige, neige, du Ohnegleiche -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Er uberwachst uns schon - Vom edlen Geisterchor umgeben -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Komm! Hebe dich zu hohern Spharen! -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Blicket auf zum Retterblick, alle reuig Zarten -
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Alles Vergangliche ist nur ein Gleichnis
Part II, Final Scene from Faust: Alles Vergangliche ist nur ein Gleichnis
I. Vivace
II. Largo
III. Allegro
IV. Allegro
I. Andante
II. Vivace
III. Largo - Allegro
IV. Cantabile
V. Allegro
I. Largo - Allegro
II. Largo
III. Allegro
I. Andante
II. Largo
III. Cantabile
IV. Allegro molto
I. Andante
II. Allegro - Largo
III. Vivace
I. Andante - Allegro - Adagio - Andante - Allegro
II. Largo - Largo andante
III. Grave
IV. Allegro
V. Largo
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Andantino con variazioni
I. Allegro con brio
II. Allegretto ma non troppo
III. Allegro assai vivace ma serioso
IV. Larghetto espressivo: Allegro agitato
I. Allegro
II. Andante con moto
III. Scherzo: Allegro molto - Trio
IV. Presto
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Allegro
I. Allegro non molto
II. Larghetto
III. Minuetto
I. Allegro non molto
II. Larghetto
III. Allegro
I. Trauermarsch: In gemessenem Schritt. Streng. Wie ein Kondukt - Plotzlich schneller...
II. Sturmisch bewegt. Mit grosster Vehemenz - Bedeutend lamgsamer - Tempo I subito
III. Scherzo: Kraftig, nicht zu schnell
IV. Adagietto: Sehr langsam
Rondo - Finale: Allegro
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Allegro
Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 in G Major: I. [ ]
II. Adagio
III. Allegro
I. Prestissimo
II. Larghetto
III. Presto
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Allegro assai
I. Allegro assai
II. Andante
III. Allegro
I. Allegro assai
II. Andante
III. Tempo di menuetto
I. Allegro assai
II. Andante moderato
III. Allegro
Water Music Suite No. 2, HWV 348-350: I. (untitled)
II. Alla Hornpipe
III. Minuet
IV. Lentement
V. Bourrée


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