Biography Kittel was born and died in Erfurt. He first studied with Jakob Adlung. He moved to Leipzigin 1748 and was a favourite - and last - pupil of Johann Sebastian Bachuntil his death two years later.
Johann Ernst of Saxe-Weimar ( German: Johann Ernst von Sachsen-Weimar) (25 December 1696 – 1 August 1715) was a German prince, son by his second marriage of Johann Ernst III, Duke of Saxe-Weimar. Despite his early death he is remembered as a collector and commissioner of music and as a composer, some of whose concertos were arranged for harpsichord or organ by Johann Sebastian Bach, who was court organist in Weimar at the time.
He studied music with his father, and later Johann Paul Kunzen in Lübeck. When only 19 years of age, he became a court organist and harpsichordist for Duke Christian Ludwig II of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, in Schwerin. In 1750 he was given leave to become the student of Bach in Leipzig. He became Bach's last pupil, beginning study only three months before the master's death.
Johann Sebastian Bach probably became acquainted with compositions by Flor during his stay as a student in Lüneburg and may be influenced by them. According to other sources, Bach is said to have known Flor personally and to have appreciated his compositions.
Believed to be a fragment of a portrait of Johann Sebastian Bach, once owned by Kittel He was born in Erfurt , and first studied with Jakob Adlung . He moved to Leipzig in 1748 and was a favourite pupil of Johann Sebastian Bach until his death two years later.
Born in Rheinbach, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Stapf received violin lessons at the age of three. At a children's concert in the Frankfurter Alte Oper she had her first concert appearance at the age of eight. She had her first appearances as a soloist at the age of ten in the Cologne Basilica St. Maria im Kapitol and in the Kölner Philharmonie, afterwards also at the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival and the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern [ de] .
Johann Sebastian Bach, Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011 with Élodie Soulard and Bruno Philippe (cello), Jacques Offenbach , Duo Lettre F 1st Suite in G minor for two cellos David Popper , Pieces of virtuosity: transcriptions for accordion by Yuri Shishkin (Label Intégral Classic & Festival 1001 notes, 2009).
Wiebke Lehmkuhl (born 1983) is a German contralto in opera and concert who has appeared at international leading opera houses and festivals, including as Wagner's Magdalene at the Bayreuth Festival, as Erda in Paris, and as Annina at the Salzburg Festival.
As a concert singer she took part in the project of Ton Koopman and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir to record the complete vocal works of Johann Sebastian Bach. On 10 September 2011, she took part in the performance of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 2, in a New York Philharmonic concert at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center.
1973 erhielt Gerhard Schmidt-Gaden mit seinem Chor den deutschen Schallplattenpreis für seine gegen den Strich gebürstete Aufführung des Weihnachtsoratoriums von Johann Sebastian Bach. 1984 und 1986 folgten Reisen nach Chicago, China und Japan. Seitdem ist der Chor weltweit bekannt.