Jacqueline Pischorn        

German language coach           Soprano


Future engagements:
2017  Der Rosenkavalier, Welsh National Opera (German language coach)

Jacqueline Pischorn was born in Austria and studied singing at the University of Music and Dramatic Art in Graz and at Trinity College of Music in London. At the Britten-Pears School she studied contemporary music with Oliver Knussen and Rosemary Hardy.
A great success was a first performance of a piece (Kyng Orfeo), written for her by Ian Schofield, at Turner Sims Hall in Southampton, accompanied by pianist David Owen Norris.
Oratorio performances include Mozart’s Vespers and St John Passion at St John's Smith Square, Mozart's Requiem at Cadogan Hall, and B Minor Mass in Southwark Cathedral, each with James Gaddarn. She sang Messiah with Oxford Sinfonia. Jacqueline sang many concerts with the Portsmouth Baroque Choir, the most recent one being Brahms’ Requiem.
In Newbury Jacqueline sang the part of Venus in Venus and Adonis and Anima in La Rappresentazione di Anima e di Corpo. Last year she sang there the soprano part in the first performance of Edward Lambert’s Rossetti Requiem. There is a recording of the performance online at:  http://listen.lambertmusic.co.uk/play/rossettirequiem.html
As part of the Chichester Festival Jacqueline sang the part of the Angel in Handel's Jephtha with The Consort of Twelve under Paul Esswood.
Jacqueline gave Lieder recitals in Austria, Slovenia and the UK, working with pianists David Owen Norris, Peter Rhodes, Adrienne Black, Donald Books and Beata Formanegg.

Jacqueline is German language coach for:
The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
WIAV, Wales International Academy of Voice
Welsh National Opera

Other German language coaching also at:
Morley College, London
Nationale Reisopera, Netherlands
Cardiff University
The Abbey School

At Welsh National Opera, she has worked on the following productions:
Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Ariadne auf Naxos
Tristan und Isolde
Wagner Dream
Moses und Aron
Peter Maxwell Davies' 'Die Kommilitonen' (2016)
Rosenkavalier (2017)

Jacqueline worked as German language coach on a staged production of Bach's  
St John Passion and on Siegfried at the Nationale Reisopera in Enschede, Netherlands.

2016: Work-shop for German diction at Cardiff University.

2016:  Simon Lepper together with Jacqueline Pischorn gave a German diction and Lieder master class at The Abbey School.
Her book "German Diction for English-Speaking Singers" was published by Caddy Publishing in March 2007.
Recent engagements as German language coach:
2017, Rosenkavalier, Welsh National Opera
2016, Die Kommilitonen, Welsh National Youth Opera
2014, Nationale Reisopera St John Passion, WNO Moses und Aron
2013, Lulu, Lohengrin, Wagner Dream, Welsh National Opera
2012, Götterdämmerung (coaching the chorus), Nationale Reisopera, Netherlands
2012, Tristan und Isolde, Welsh National Opera, Cardiff
Recent singing engagements:

2016 July, Andover Light Orchestra, concert in memory of the Battle of the Sommes, conductor:  Kevin Riley
2016 May, Peebles, Mendelssohn, Lobgesang, conductor:  Robert Dick
2015, New Year's Eve gala concert, Graz, with Franz Krieger as pianist and Albin Krieger, violin

2015 June, Cockermouth Choral Society, Mozart Coronation Mass, Regina Coeli, Haydn Salve Regina, under Ian Thompson
2015, Lieder recital at the Swiss Consulate in Cardiff, Mansion House and in Swansea Mansion House, pianist Immanuel Voigt, violin, Naomi Burrell
2014, Haydn, Nelson Mass, Kendal, conductor:  Ian Thompson
March 2013, Bach, B Minor Mass, St John's Smith Square, conductor:  James Gaddarn
May 2013, Mendelssohn, Paulus, Peebles,  conductor:  Robert Dick

Future recitals:

2018, 23rd June, Recital with guitarist Michael McCartney in St Teilo's Cardiff (Cathays), songs by Weber, Bornhardt, Weyse 

contact:   jacqueline.pischorn@btinternet.com