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Christian Elsner  

tenor

The German Tenor Christian Elsner has studied with Martin Gründler, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Neil Semer. After winning prizes in several singing competitions he has appeared on opera stages in Heidelberg, Darmstadt, Oslo and Paris. As a concert singer he worked with conductors like Herbert Blomstedt, Christoph Eschenbach, Carlo Maria Giulini, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Marek Janowski, Fabio Luisi, Sir Neville Marriner and Sir Roger Norrington. Christian has given recitals with pianists like Hartmut Höll, Charles Spencer, Eugen Wangler or Burkhard Kehring and his CD recordings include Mahler's Lieder eines Fahrenden Gesellen, Schuberts Winterreise and Schumanns Dichterliebe.

Live Dates

01/05/2012   Gramophone

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta
"The cast is uniformly good, and Fischer's dramatic pacing, characterisation and care for orchestral colour and nuance are second to none."
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05/03/2011   Klassik.com

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta
"Adam Fischer malt mit feinem Pinsel, sein Interesse gilt - bei aller ‚Wildheit‘ - eher Nuancen als großspurigen, volltönenden Gesten."
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25/02/2011   Fanfare

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta
"Adam Fischer understands that Mozart's music should be elegant ... this is a good release."
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01/02/2011   Orpheus

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta
"Einer sehr homogenen Vokalbesetzung."
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11/11/2010   MusicWeb

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta
"Historically astute, sensitive and absorbing … recorded to the highest of modern standards and beautifully presented."
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Discography

Idomeneo, re di Creta
Idomeneo, re di Creta
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

SACD 6.220586-89 (2010)

Adam Fischer’s sparkling Idomeneo includes the original ballet music in the complete recording of Mozart’s opera seria


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