Biography

The RIAS Chamber Choir is one of the world's leading professional choirs. 35 professionally trained singers make up the ensemble, which specializes in both historical performance practice and contemporary repertoire.

The RIAS Kammerchor Berlin is one of the most renowned choirs in the world with around 50 concerts per season, regular CD recordings and worldwide tours. The ensemble is appreciated internationally for its multifaceted repertoire and its outstanding, precise sound. He is known for his historically informed interpretations of the Renaissance and the Baroque. His performances of works from the Classical and Romantic periods often lead to new sound experiences for the listener. In addition, the RIAS Chamber Choir Berlin commissions demanding and large compositions each season, which it premieres and thus sustainably expands the cultural heritage.
In 1948 the radio in the American sector (RIAS for short) commissioned the conductor Herbert Froitzheim to set up a chamber choir. Leading artist personalities such as Günther Arndt, Uwe Gronostay, Marcus Creed, Daniel Reuss and Hans-Christoph Rademann have further shaped and shaped the choir with their chief conductors. Justin Doyle has been Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the RIAS Chamber Choir since the 2017-18 concert season. Exceptional concert programs, the Japanese debut in autumn 2018 and now two recordings - Britten's Hymn to Cecilia and Haydn's Missa Cellensis - were celebrated with great enthusiasm by audiences and critics alike. The publication of Handel's Messiah is planned for October 2020.

Discography

Handel: Messiah

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