German language coach
Future Publication autumn 2018, German Diction for English-speaking singers
2nd edition, Augarten Press
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. She sang the soprano part in the first performance of Edward Lambert’s Rossetti Requiem.
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 and Michael McCartney started a guitar and voice duo in January 2018. They are working on songs from the Romantic period and on contemporary works and are giving recitals around the UK.
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Jacqueline is German language coach for:
The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
WIAV, Wales International Academy of Voice
Welsh National Opera
Other German language coaching also at:
Morley College, London
Nationale Reisopera, Netherlands
The Abbey School
The Wagner Society
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
Moses und Aron
Peter Maxwell Davies' 'Die Kommilitonen' (2016)
At 'De Nationale Reisopera', Netherlands:
- Yearly work-shops 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.
German Diction for English-speaking Singers, Caddy Publishing 2007
German Diction for English-speaking Singers, second edtion, Augarten Press 2018
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:
2018 June, Evening recital for guitar and voice, St Teilo's in Cardiff, works by Weber, Kreutzer, Bornhardt
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
2019, 11th March, lunch-time recital 1pm with guitarist Michael McCartney in All Saint's in Penarth, songs by Weber, Bornhardt, Weyse