Panel #2: Biographies
Ulrich Leisinger joined the Board of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: The Complete Works in 1999 and serves as General Editor for the three series of vocal works (Oratorios and Passions, Choral Music, Songs and Vocal Chamber Music). He has also served as a contributing editor for various volumes of choral music, facsimile volumes of librettos, and a volume of keyboard works. He has been Director of the Research Department at the International Mozarteum Foundation in Salzburg since July 2005. In addition, he has served as Executive Director of the Neue Mozart-Ausgabe and the Digital Mozart Edition to be published by the Mozarteum Foundation and the Packard Humanities Institute.
Darrell Berg has been a member of the Board of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: The Complete Works since 1999, serving as General Editor for the Keyboard Series. She has also served as a contributing editor for a volume of Bach’s Gellert songs (VI/1), two volumes of keyboard sonatas published in anthologies (Miscellaneous Sonatas from Prints, I/5.1–5.2), and a facsimile edition of works for solo keyboard (Keyboard Sonatas in Mus. ms. Bach P 771). She is the author of many studies of the music of C.P.E. Bach, and The Correspondence of Christian Gottfried Krause: A Music Lover in the Age of Sensibility. Previously she was a member of the faculties of Washington University and Indiana University.
Jason B. Grant
Jason B. Grant earned his B.A. at Bates College in 1994 with concentrations in organ, music history, and German. From 1994 to 1995 he studied with Harald Vogel at the North German Organ Academy in Bunderhee with a J. William Fulbright scholarship. He did his graduate work in musicology at the University of Pittsburgh, earning his M.A. in 1998 and his Ph.D. in 2005. His dissertation was entitled “The Rise of Lyricism and the Decline of Biblical Narration in the Late Liturgical Passions of Georg Philipp Telemann.” From 2005 to 2006 he was Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh. In 2006 he joined the Editorial Office of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: The Complete Works (Cambridge, Massachusetts), and has served as a contributing editor for volumes of keyboard concertos and Christmas cantatas for the edition. He has published articles on the music of C.P.E. Bach and Georg Philipp Telemann in Bach-Jahrbuch, BACH: Journal of the Riemenschneider Bach Institute, and Magdeburger Telemann-Studien.
Peter Wollny joined the Board of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: The Complete Works in 1999 and serves as General Editor for the series of Chamber Music, Orchestral Music, and Theoretical Writings. He has also served as a contributing editor for several volumes of the edition, including: Miscellaneous Keyboard Works (I/8.1–8.2); Keyboard Concertos from Manuscript Sources I (III/9.1); and Cadenzas, Embellishments, and Compositional Studies (VIII/1). In addition, he has edited several volumes for the Neue Bach-Ausgabe, and is sole editor of the Collected Works of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach. He is also editor of the Bach-Jahrbuch and has published numerous articles on music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He has been employed at the Bach-Archiv Leipzig since 1993, and in 2014 was appointed its Director. In addition he teaches as a professor of musicology in the music department at Leipzig University.