Till Schulze | Curriculum Vitae

Till Schulze was born in Dresden. In his childhood the memebership in the famous Dresdner Kreuzchor had an formative influence on him. Later he started his vocal studies at the UdK (University of Arts) Berlin with Prof. Schramm and at the Luebecker Musikhochschule with Ute Niss and Martin Hundelt. His current teacher is Kurt Moll.

He worked together with conductors such as Pierre Boulez, Roman Brogli-Sacher, Nicolas McGeegan, Marcus Lehtinen, Gerd Mueller-Lorenz, Frank Strobel and Ralf Popken and with orchestras like the "Akademie fuer Alte Musik Berlin" , the "hanover band London", the "LUCERNE FESTIVAL ACADEMIE ORCHESTRA", "musica alta ripa", the Philharmonisches Orchester Luebeck and the "Ensemble Resonanz".

Among the stage directors Till Schulze worked with are Didier von Orlowski, Jacob Peters Messer, Michael Hampe, Anthony Pilavachi, Peter Pachl, Andreas Bode and Ulrich Rasche.

The most important opera characters he played are the the name part in Mozart's "Le nozze di Figaro", the Sarastro and the Sprecher in the "Zauberfloete", the Masetto in "Don Giovanni", the Kaspar in Weber's "Freischuetz" and the Polyphem in "Acis und Galatea" by Handel.

He gave guest performances at the Theater Luebeck (Die Nase, Gianni Schicchi), in Hamburg (Don Giovanni), in Odense/Denmark (Le Rossignol), in Litomersice in Czechia (Curlew River), at the Rheinsberger Schlosstheater and at the Staedtische Buehnen Muenster (Der Kaiser von Atlantis). In university productions he sung the roles of Papageno and the Sprecher as well as Mozart's Figaro. In 2008 he gave a guest-role in Siegfried Wagner's "Der Schmied von Marienburg" in Gdansk/Poland.

Till Schulze is popular as concert-singer, too. He was guest at various festivals, per exsample at the "Goettinger Handelfestspiele", the Lucerne Festivals, the "Festivals Mitte Europa", "Klangspuren Schwaz" and "SHMF".

He took part in the recording of Heinrich Schuetz' "Weihnachtshistorie" and the Markuspassion by Reinhard Keiser in the transcription of Johann Sebastian Bach with the chrismon edition as well as in the recording of Wagner's opera "Der Schmied von Marienburg" with marco polo. In 2010 a CD with the Ensemble for Ancient Music vox nostra is planned.

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