Voice group: Bass
Baritone Andreas Burkhart was born in Munich and began his musical training as an alto soloist with the Tölzer Knabenchor. In preparation for the vocal studies he began in 2005 with Frieder Lang at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich, he became a member of the Bayerische Singakademie, taking voice lessons from Hartmut Elbert, who continues to look after his vocal well-being to this day. In addition, he attended recital classes taught by Helmut Deutsch, Fritz Schwinghammer, Siegfried Mauser and Celine Dutilly. He also took part in a master class conducted by Kammersänger Andreas Schmidt, and received additional meaningful impulses from master classes with Matthias Goerne and Christian Gerhaher.
While still a student, Andreas Burkhart appeared in a number of productions at the Theaterakademie August Everding, where he often worked closely with Ulf Schirmer and the Münchner Rundfunkorchester, singing roles like Andrej in Peter Eötvös’s “Tri Sestri”, which he also presented in Berlin at the Staatsoper in the Schillertheater. He appeared at the Kammeroper München as Trinidad in “Untreue lohnt sich! Oder auch nicht” and as Truffaldino in “Der Diener zweier Herren” in a production staged by Dominik Wilgenbus.
His concert repertoire ranges from Bach oratorios and cantatas to Mendelssohn’s “St. Paul” and all the way to Orff’s “Carmina burana” in a regular collaboration with oratorio choruses in Munich and Ulm. Besides this, he has appeared as a soloist with the Bachakademie in Stuttgart led by Hans-Jörg Albrecht. He was also a guest artist at the Beethovenfest in Bonn, where he gave a song recital accompanied by pianist Eric Schneider. Andreas Burkhart received grants from both the Hans und Eugenia Jütting Foundation and the Deutsche Bühnenverein. Since 2009, he has also been aided by Live Music Now. He won prizes at the Bundeswettbewerb Gesang in Berlin, the Liedwettbewerb des Kulturkreises Gasteig and the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Hochschulwettbewerb.
Andreas Burkhart has been a regular member of the Bavarian Radio Chorus since 2011.