Reviews CD Markuspassion

Reviews „…No-one who is interested in the pre-history of the Bach oratorio passions should miss this. And it is not just a vital link in the historical chain; it is really good and characterful music, admirably performed. Singers do not wobble or need to over-sing; lines are clear and the dramatis personae are well-characterised; balances […]

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Reviews CD Musicalische Seelenlust

Reviews „…Unter der Leitung des Altisten Alexander Schneider reizt das Ensemble Polyharmonique die wechselnden Affekte der Musik aus, ohne in Manierismus zu verfallen. Alles strömt organisch und wächst aus dem natürlichen Klang der Stimme. Dabei finden Sänger und Instrumentalisten eine Balance aus Sorgfalt, Transparenz und der schieren Lust am Klang – und erweisen sich damit

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Reviews CD Schütz

Reviews Seen in English publications „The six singers of Ensemble Polyharmonique, directed by countertenor Alexander Schneider, perform 12 of the 29 motets. Performing at high pitch (A=468Hz), and accompanied discreetly by violone and chamber organ (tuned to mean- tone), they convey refined flexibility of timbres that serve the rhetoric of the biblical poetry.“ Gramophone 03/2021

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