Roland Bader

Biography

Born: August 24, 1938; Wangen  
Although he is best known as a choral conductor, Roland Bader has also been active in front of voiceless orchestras, recording the music of Weill, Paderewski, Joachim, and some lesser-known composers throughout the 1980s and 1990s. Yet Bader's primary interest has been choral music, a fact borne out by his recordings of mainstream and offbeat eighteenth and nineteenth century masses and other liturgical works by the likes of Mozart, Bruch, Read more Beethoven, Bruckner, Weber, and even Nicolai, Suppé, and Donizetti. Bader studied at the Stuttgart Musikhochschule. His career was rather slow to develop until he became chief conductor at Oberhausen, where he served 1970 - 1974. He was also director of the Folkwang Hochschule at Essen and choral director of St. Hedvig's Cathedral in Berlin starting in 1974. His profile became much higher in the 1980s; he served as chief guest conductor with the Krakow Philharmonic and choral director at NDR, Hamburg, from 1983. He also began making regular choral appearances at the Salzburg Festival in 1984. Read less

There are 6 Roland Bader recordings available.

Select a specific Composer, Ensemble or Label or browse recordings by Formats & Featured below

or

Labels



YOU MUST BE A SUBSCRIBER TO LISTEN TO ARKIVMUSIC STREAMING.
TRY IT NOW FOR FREE!
Sign up now for two weeks of free access to the world's best classical music collection. Keep listening for only $19.95/month - thousands of classical albums for the price of one! Learn more about ArkivMusic Streaming
Aleady a subscriber? Sign In