Reinhard Hagen

Biography

Country: Germany  
Reinhard Hagen is a German bass. After studies in Karlsruhe and winning several international competitions, he made his professional debut in Dortmund. In 1994, he was engaged by the Deutsche Oper Berlin, one of the leading houses of Europe. At the Deutsche Oper he sang roles, including Titurel in Wagner's Parsifal, Sarastro in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Landgrave Hermann in Wagner's Tannhäuser, Rocco in Beethoven's Fidelio, Pogner in Wagner's Die Read more Meistersinger, the Commendatore in Mozart's Don Giovanni, and Judas in the company's staging of J.S. Bach's Passion According to St. Matthew.

Non-German roles in which he has sung at the Deutsche Oper include Gremin in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, Heinrich in Wagner's Lohengrin, Ramfis in Verdi's Aida, the Watchman in Enescu's Oedipe, Banco in Verdi's Macbeth, and Count Walter in Massenet's Werther.

In 1998, Hagen made his U.S. debut at the San Francisco Opera in Verdi's Don Carlos, and in the 1999 - 2000 season returned as Raimondo Bidebent in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor in addition to singing the roles of Fasolt and Hunding in San Francisco's Festival production of Wagner's Der Ring der Nibelungen. Other operas in his repertory include Verdi's Il trovatore, Puccini's La bohème, and Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire.

He has sung at other major European and American opera houses, including the Hamburg State Opera, the Munich State Opera, and the operas of Seville, San Diego, Venice, Barcelona, Los Angeles, and Geneva. He has sung operatic roles at major festivals including those at Tanglewood, Glyndebourne, and Aix-en-Provence, and at the Promenade Concerts in London.

As a concert singer, Hagen has performed with the Bavarian Radio Symphony, the Gewandhaus Orchestra, and the Berlin Philharmonic, as well as with ensembles in Israel, Brazil, France, and Italy; he has worked with such leading conductors as Neville Marriner, Helmuth Rilling, Armin Jordan, Sir Georg Solti, James Levine, Marek Janowski, Lorin Maazel, and Herbert Blomstedt in works as diverse as Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Shostakovich's Fourteenth Symphony, and Haydn's Creation. Read less

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Biography

Country: Germany  
Reinhard Hagen is a German bass. After studies in Karlsruhe and winning several international competitions, he made his professional debut in Dortmund. In 1994, he was engaged by the Deutsche Oper Berlin, one of the leading houses of Europe. At the Deutsche Oper he sang roles, including Titurel in Wagner's Parsifal, Sarastro in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Landgrave Hermann in Wagner's Tannhäuser, Rocco in Beethoven's Fidelio, Pogner in Wagner's Die Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
J.S. Bach: Auf Christi Himmelfahrt allein Cantata, BWV 128 - 1. Choral: Auf Christi Himmelfahrt
J.S. Bach: Auf Christi Himmelfahrt allein Cantata, BWV 128 - 2. Recitativo: Ich bin bereit, komm, hole mich
J.S. Bach: Auf Christi Himmelfahrt allein Cantata, BWV 128 - 3. Aria: Auf, auf mit hellem Schall
J.S. Bach: Auf Christi Himmelfahrt allein Cantata, BWV 128 - 4. Aria (Duetto): Sein Allmacht zu ergründen
J.S. Bach: Auf Christi Himmelfahrt allein Cantata, BWV 128 - 5. Choral: Als dann so wirst du mich zu deiner Rechten stellen.
Prologue
Beatitude No. 1. Selig sind die Armen im Geiste (Blessed are the poor in spirit) (Chorus, Baritone)
Beatitude No. 2. Selig sind die sanftmutigen (Blessed are the meek) (Chorus, Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Baritone)
Beatitude No. 3. Selig sind die Trauernden (Blessed are those who mourn) (Chorus, Alto, Mezzo-Soprano, Soprano, Tenor, Bass, Baritone)
Beatitude No. 4. Selig sind, die hungern und dursten nach der gerechtigkeit (Blessed are those who hunger...for righteousness) (Tenor, Baritone)
Beatitude No. 5. Selig sind die Barmherzigen (Blessed are the merciful) (Tenor, Chorus, Baritone, Soprano)
Beatitude No. 6. Selig, die reinen Herzens sind (Blessed are the pure in heart) (Bass, Tenor, Chorus, Baritone)
Beatitude No. 7. Selig sind die Friedfertigen (Blessed are the peacemakers) (Bass, Chorus, Baritone)
Beatitude No. 8. Selig sind, die um der Gerechtigkeit willen verfolgt werden (Blessed are those who are persecuted) (Bass, Chorus, Mezzo-Soprano, Baritone)
Kyrie
Gloria: Gloria in excelsis Deo
Gloria: Gratias agimus tibi
Gloria: Domine Deus
Gloria: Quoniam tu solus sanctus
Gloria: Cum sancto spiritu
Credo
Credo: Et incarnatus est
Credo: Et resurrexit
Sanctus
Sanctus: Osanna
Sanctus: Benedictus
Sanctus: Osanna
Agnus Dei
Agnus Dei: Dona nobis pacem
Chorus: Herr, unser Herrscher
Chorus: Jesus ging mit seinen Jungern (Evangelist)
Choral: O grosse Lieb
Auf dass das Wort erfullet werde (Evangelist, Jesus)
Choral: Dein Will gescheh, Herr Gott, zugleich
Die Schar aber und der Oberhauptmann (Evangelist)
Aria: Von den Stricken meiner Sunden (Alto)
Simon Petrus aber folgete Jesu nach (Evangelist)
Aria: Ich folge dir gleichfalls (Soprano)
Derselbige Junger war (Evangelist, Ancilla, Servus, Petrus, Jesus)
Choral: Wer hat dich so geschlagen
Und Hannas sandte ihn gebunden (Evangelist, Chorus, Servus, Petrus)
Aria: Ach, mein Sinn (Tenor)
Choral: Petrus, der nicht denkt zuruck
Choral: Christus, der uns selig macht
Da fuhreten sie Jesum (Evangelist, Pilatus, Jesus, Chorus)
Choral: Ach grosser Konig
Da sprach Pilatu zu ihm (Evangelist, Pilatus, Jesus, Chorus)
Arioso: Betrachte, meine Seel (Tenor)
Aria: Erwage, wie sein blutgefarbter Rucken (Tenor)
Und die kriegsknechte flochten (Evangelist, Chorus, Pilatus, Jesus)
Choral: Durch dein Gefangnis, Gottes Sohn
Die Juden aber schrieen (Evangelist, Chorus, Pilatus)
Aria: Eilt, ihr angefochtnen Seelen (Bass, Chorus)
Allda kreuzigten sie hin (Evangelist, Chorus, Pilatus)
Choral: In meines Herzens Grunde
1. Choral: Auf Christi Himmelfahrt
2. Recitativo: Ich bin bereit, komm, hole mich
3. Aria: Auf, auf mit hellem Schall
4. Aria (Duetto): Sein Allmacht zu ergründen
5. Choral: Als dann so wirst du mich zu deiner Rechten stellen.


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