Florian Boesch © Lukas Beck
Florian Boesch © Lukas Beck


FLORIAN BOESCH in Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Haydn’s Creation

Florian Boesch continues his successful collaboration with Giovanni Antonini and Il Giardino Armonico almost seamlessly in the month of May. Most recently, he gave a celebrated performance as Zoroastro in Handel’s Orlando at the Theater an der Wien with the same forces. In Munich, Augsburg and at Vienna’s Konzerthaus, he can be heard in this successful constellation in Haydn’s The Creation. He will start the month in Wiesbaden, where he appears in a recital with Justus Zeyen, performing Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin.

Boesch’s long-standing and harmonious connection with the Concentus Musicus continues now that the ensemble is under the leadership of Stefan Gottfried. After performing orchestrated Schubert songs last year, he now joins his vocalist colleagues Sophie Karthäuser, Wiebke Lehmkuhl and Michael Schade as soloists in Mendelssohn’s epoch-making oratorio Elijah. On stage at Vienna’s Musikverein, he embodies the fierce Old Testament prophet in the title role.

Franz Schubert
Die schöne Müllerin

Florian Boesch, baritone
Justus Zeyen, piano

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Joseph Haydn
The Creation

Anna Lucia Richter, soprano
Maximilian Schmitt, tenor
Florian Boesch, baritone

Giovanni Antonini, conductor

Il Giardino Armonico
Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks

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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Elijah, Op. 70

Sophie Karthäuser, soprano
Wiebke Lehmkuhl, alto
Michael Schade, tenor
Florian Boesch, bass

Stefan Gottfried, conductor
Concentus Musicus Wien
Arnold Schoenberg Chor