Ensemble Polyharmonique & Alexander Schneider

Biography Ensemble Polyharmonique & Alexander Schneider

The ensemble polyharmonique
is a group of singers and musicians from Germany, Belgium and Europe, directed by the internationally acclaimed counter tenor Alexander Schneider.

In the field of historical performance practice the ensemble deals especially with music of the Renaissance and Baroque. The musicians attach great importance to associative lyrics, sound culture and emotional aspects of their interpretations.

All of the artists are not only ensemble singers, but established their own reputation as soloists in the international music scene. They bring together their rich experience from cooperation with leading performers of early music and are invited to festivals in Germany, Belgium,Austria,Czech and Slovakia. Especially successful is the ensemble's co-operation with baroque orchestra Solamente Naturali Bratislava and artists such as David Van Bouwel, Klaus Eichhorn, Juliane Laake et al.

In 2015 their first CD comes out, published by Raumklang Records.It contains the first recording of "Musicalische Seelenlust", a collection of sacred madrigals by the cantor at St. Thomas Leipzig Tobias Michael (1592-1657).

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