KONSTANTIN KRIMMEL Baritone
Konstantin Krimmel, of German-Romanian origin, received his first musical training with the St.
George‘s Choir Boys in Ulm. At the age of 21, he began his vocal studies with Prof. Teru Yoshihara,
which the singer completed with distinction in 2020. Since then, he has been coached by Tobias
Truniger in Munich.
During his studies Konstantin Krimmel developed a special love for the concert and lied repertoire,
which he quickly expanded. He has since won numerous competitions, including the 2019 German
Music Competition as well as 1st prize at the International Helmut Deutsch Lied Competition, 2nd
prize at the International Singing Competition ‚Das Lied‘ in Heidelberg and the Gian Battista Viotti
International Music Competition.
Consequently, the artist has already appeared nationally and internationally, including recitals at the
Kölner Philharmonie, at the Deutsche Oper Berlin as well as at the Konzerthaus Berlin, at the Oper
Frankfurt, at the Heidelberger Frühling, at the Schubertíada de Vilabertran as well as the Schubertiade
in Schwarzenberg (A), in Madrid, London (Wigmore Hall) and at the Oxford Lieder Festival.
In summer 2021, he sung the Brahms Requiem under Raphael Pichon (Bordeaux), Bach’s Christmas
Oratorio with the Nederlands Kamerkoor ( P. Dijkstra); planned are also concerts Ph. Herreweghe
Since autumn 2021, he is member of the Bavarian State Opera. Roles planned are in Strauss‘
Ariadne auf Naxos (Harlequin), in Britten‘s Peter Grimes (Ned Keene) and in Thomas (Matthias) by
Georg Friedrich Haas.
He recorded Handel‘s Brockes Passion (together with the Ensemble Arcangelo under Jonathan Cohen)
and his first Lied CD entitled Saga (songs and ballads by Loewe, Schumann, Schubert, Adolf Jensen).
DANIEL HEIDE PIANO
Born in Weimar, pianist Daniel Heide is one of the most sought-after vocal accompanists and chamber
musicians of his generation. He performs in recital series and festivals all over Europe as well as in Asia: for
instance, in the Konzerthäuser in Vienna, Berlin and Dortmund, the London Wigmore Hall, the Schubertiade
in Schwarzenberg and Hohenems (Austria), the Heidelberg Spring Festival, and the Oxford Lieder Festival.
In addition to his ongoing collaboration with vocalists including Andrè Schuen, Christoph Prégardien,
Simone Kermes, Ingeborg Danz, Britta Schwarz, Roman Trekel, and Tobias Berndt, he has also accompanied
lieder recitals with renowned singers such as Regula Mühlemann, Fatma Said, Benjamin Appl, Sheva
Tehoval, Dietrich Henschel, Dorottya Lang, Patrick Grahl, Katharina Konradi, Hanno Müller-Brachmann,
Luca Pisaroni, and Johannes Weisser.
He also loves sharing the stage with actors and narrators including Christian Brückner, Udo Samel,
Thomas Thieme, and Hanns Zischler in the genre of melodrama
Daniel Heide had a close collaboration with the late German-Greek mezzo-soprano Stella Doufexis.
Their CD Poèmes with songs by Claude Debussy was awarded the German Record Critics’ Prize.
As a chamber music partner in duo sonata recitals he has concertized with outstanding soloists
including Sabine Meyer, Tabea Zimmermann, Antje Weithaas, Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt, Jens Peter
Maintz, and Danjulo Ishizaka.
Daniel Heide is the founder and artistic director of the vocal recital series Der lyrische Salon. Held in
Ettersburg Castle near Weimar, the series has existed since 2011 and is one of the few – anywhere
in the world – that is devoted exclusively to artsong. In that context he has collaborated with a great
number of celebrated soloists of the lied genre in more than 75 recitals.
On CAvi-music he recorded with baritone Andrè Schuen songs by Robert Schumann, Hugo Wolf, Frank
Martin and a Schubert album Wanderer; with Roman Trekel most famous Loewe Ballades, with Stella
Doufexis Hamlet Echoes, and the album Liebe with the soprano Katharina Konradi.