Swantje Tams Freier
Hamburg-born soprano Swantje Tams Freier has won first and second prizes multiple times in the national competition “Jugend musiziert”. Under the leadership of notable directors, she participated in nine projects of the “World Youth Choir” and its smaller group “World Chamber Choir”, with which she toured on four different continents. She studied early music voice with Professor Harry van der Kamp, Professor Stephen Stubbs and Nele Gramß at the “Hochschule für Künste Bremen” and has received scholarships from the Oscar and Vera Ritter Stiftung, the Hamburg-Steintor Rotary Club, and the Eduard-Witt Stiftung. Currently she works with singer Rosa Dominguez (Schola Cantorum Basiliensis). As a soloist and as part of ensembles, Swantje has sung with such groups as “Ensemble Weserrenaissance”, “Elbipolis Baroque Orchestra”, “La Stravagannza Cologne”, “Concerto Farinelli”, ”Nowosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra” or “Sonderjyllands Symphonic Orchestra”. In addition, she has played in baroque opera productions like the “Dahlheimer Sommer” and in Cavalli’s “La Didone” in the “Theater Bremen”. She has also recorded as a soloist for Radio Bremen and NDR, and successfully gives concerts both nationally and internationally.