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Sommer, Christoph (guitar)

Christoph Sommer (guitar)

Christoph Sommer was born in Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany, and received his first musical education on the piano and the guitar. Passionate about early music, he soon developed a fascination for lute instruments and their repertoire. Past engagements include concerts with Ensemble Holland Baroque, Ensemble Elyma (G. Garrido), Dunedin Consort (John Butt), Cappella Mediterranea (Leonardo García Alarcón), the vocal ensembles Vox Luminis and Amacord; he has also worked with the Pera Ensemble, Ensemble Chiome d’Oro, the Konkinklijk Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam (Jan Willem de Vriend), the Rotterdam Philharmonic (Paul Goodwin), Vienna Philharmonic (Emannuelle Haïm), Attaignant Consort (Kate Clark) and the Staatsorchester Hamburg (Alessandro di Marchi and Simon Hewett).


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