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Genz, Christoph (tenor)

Christoph Genz (tenor)

The Erfurt-born tenor Christoph Genz received his first musical training as a member of the St Thomas’ Boys Choir in Leipzig and continued his studies in musicology at King’s College Cambridge where he was also a member of King’s College Choir. He studied voice under Hans-Joachim Beyer at the Hoschule für Musik und Theater in Leipzig and with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.

Christoph won first prize at the International Singing Competition in Grimsby, England and the first prize at the International J S Bach-Competition in Leipzig and has been engaged for concerts, recitals and opera productions in Europe, Asia and the USA ever since, collaborating with many distinguished conductors, orchestras and accompanists.

He has made numerous recordings from Bach cantatas and arias from Handel operas and oratorios, and recorded recitals of songs by Schubert, Haydn, Mozart and lute songs from the 17th and 18th centuries.

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