- German Language Coach
“The key to singing in German successfully is to unite beauty of language with clarity of expression, appreciating its richness of sounds and layers of interpretation.” - GERHARD GALL
was born in Treuchtlingen, Germany and graduated from the University of
Bayreuth where he was also part of the extra chorus of the Bayreuther
As a German Language Coach
he has worked with singers of the Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne
Festival Opera, the Bayreuther Festspiele, the Royal College of Music,
the Royal Academy of Music, Guildhall School of Music and Drama,
Cardiff/Welsh International Academy of Voice, and the National Opera
He has collaborated with Grange Park Opera, (Capriccio, Tristan und Isolde), Longborough Festival Opera (Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, Siegfried and Götterdämmerung), the Royal Academy of Music (Dreisgroschenoper, Die Zauberflöte and Prologue Ariadne auf Naxos), the Royal College of Music (Die Zauberflöte), GSMD (scenes from Fidelio and Capriccio) Classical Opera (Orpheus at the London Handel Festival), Opera Bergen (Fidelio), the
Academy of Ancient Music, Decca Records, Universal Music, Oxford Lieder
Festival, BBC Singers, Tenebrae, Philharmonia Voices, and Exaudi as well as with numerous
other choirs and vocal ensembles.
In addition to his
engagements as Language Coach, Gerhard also teaches German and French
language, and works as a freelance translator and interpreter.
- Qualified German language coaching for Lieder, Opera, Oratorio and spoken Dialogue.
- Customized sessions ranging
from the “Quick-Fix” (last minute audition/concert preparation) to the
“XL Solution” (everything above and beyond correct pronunciation).
- Face-to-face and/or Skype sessions.
- Personalized audition preparation for German-speaking countries.
- Qualified help with written and spoken German.
- Linguistic Assistance on recording, operatic and concert projects.