Gotthold Schwarz received his first musical training at the Dresden Kirchenmusikschule and at the Hochschule für Musik Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in Leipzig. This bass studied singing with Gerda Schriever and conducting with Max Pommer and Hans-Joachim Rotzsch. He appears regularly throughout Europe with such celebrated artists as Frieder Bernius, Peter Schreier and Philippe Herreweghe. In additoin to his extensive concert activity, some of it in the USA, he has given courses in the interpretation of Bach’s works. Numerous CD and radio productions document his wide repertoire, which along with concert and opera singing includes song recitals featuring literature ranging from the baroque era to the present day.