top of page

Biographies & programs



Cornelius Lewenberg



Walewein Witten



Participants Duo 2024.jpg


Franz Schubert 

Der Musensohn D 764 (J.W.v.Goethe)   - 1R

Orpheus D 474 (Jakobi)  

Frühlingsglaube D 686 (Ludwig Uhland) 

Ludwig van Beethoven

La partenza ("Ecco quel fiero istante") WoO 124 (Pietro Metastasio)   - 1R

Zärtliche Liebe WoO 123 (Karl F. Herrosee)

Hugo Wolf 


2. Der Musikant

Robert Schumann 

Myrthen, Op. 25

1. Widmung (Friedrich Rückert)  

Henri Duparc 


1. L’invitation au voyage (Charles Baudelaire)

4. Extase (Jean Lahor)   - 1R

9. Chanson triste (Jean Lahore)  

Roger Quilter 

Three Shakespeare Songs, Op.6

1. Come Away, Death" aus " Nr.1   - 1R

6. Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind

Gerald Finzi 

Let us Garlands bring, Op.18 (William Shakespeare)

3. Fear no more 

5. It Was a Lover and His Lass

Ivor Gurney 

Five Elizabethan Songs

2. Tears (Anonymous)  

4. Sleep (John Fletcher) 


Click on the photo to see a link to the videos.

For more audio/video and photo, visit the Gallery page.

Cornelius Lewenberg


Year of birth:


Cornelius Lewenberg studied at the Karlsruhe University of Music with  Prof. Röhlig, Prof. Höll and Prof. Shirai. He made guest appearances at  the Pforzheim, Mannheim and Darmstadt theaters. He received prizes from  the Baden Cultural Fund, the Schloss Rheinsberg Chamber Opera and the  Bad Orb Opera Academy. From 2016 to 2021 he was part of the ensemble of  the Schwerin State Theater. Recently he sang at the Komische Oper  Berlin, at the Munot Opera Games and the Zwingenberg Castle Festival. He  gave recitals, among other in Vienna, London, Newcastle and Berlin with  Schubert's Die Schöne Müllerin and Winterreise as well as songs by Schumann and other composers. He is currently engaged at the Hamburg Chamber Opera.

Walewein Witten


Walewein Witten studied harpsichord and fortepiano in The Hague and piano in Utrecht.

As  a harpsichordist he worked with the Utrecht Baroque Consort, The London  Bach Players and Ensemble Anima e Corpo, with conductors such as Ton  Koopman, Andrew Manze, Cristian Curnyn, Konrad Junghänel, and Hans-Jörg  Albrecht. He is currently a harpsichordist with the Lauttencompagney  Berlin

under Wolfgang Katschner. As a pianist, he  is a popular partner for chamber music in various ensembles and as a  song accompanist. From 2005 to 2014 as a repetiteur/bandmaster at the  theaters in Düsseldorf, Bremerhaven and Kassel. From 2018 to 2023 he was  head of studies and assistant to the GMD at the Komische Oper Berlin.

bottom of page