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Andreas Scholl on Oswald von Wolkenstein

Lucie Skeaping talks to countertenor Andreas Scholl about his career as a live performer and recording artist, and about his focus on the music of Oswald von Wolkenstein.

Lucie Skeaping interviews the charismatic countertenor Andreas Scholl about his successful career as a live performer and as a recording artist, and chooses some recordings from his impressive discography. The programme ends with a focus on Scholl's recent project "Songs of Myself": a semi-staged production with the ensemble Shield of Harmony which includes songs by the 14th Century diplomat, poet and composer Oswald von Wolkenstein.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Johann Krieger

    Die Heißverliebte

    Performer: Andreas Scholl (countertenor)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC 901515.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Es ist vollbracht (from St John Passion)

    Performers: Andreas Scholl, Collegium Vocale, Philippe Herreweghe (director)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC 901748.49.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Aria: Widerstehe doch der Sünde (Cantata, BWV.54)

    Performers: Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Orchestra of Collegium Vocale, Philippe Herreweghe (director)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC 901644.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Gloria Patri (from Nisi Dominus, RV.608)

    Performers: Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Lucinda Moon (viola d’amore), Paul Dyer (organ)

    • DECCA.
    • 466 964-2.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Dove sei? (from Rodelinda)

    Performers: Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC 901685.
  • John Bennet

    Venus' birds whose mournful tunes

    Performers: Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Julian Behr (lute), Concerto di viole

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC 901993.
  • Oswald von Wolkenstein

    Durch Barbarei, Arabia

    Performers: Andreas Scholl (baritone!), Shield of Harmony

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC 902051.
  • Oswald von Wolkenstein

    Der oben swebt

    Performers: Andreas Scholl (countertenor), Crawford Young (lute)

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC 902051.

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