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Daniel Schmutzhard


Daniel Schmutzhard
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After singing Papageno (Die Zauberflöte) under René Jacobs at the Theater an der Wien and Fritz Kothner (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg) at the 2017 Bayreuth Festival, the Austrian baritone Daniel Schmutzhard returns to Oper Frankfurt to repeat his portrayals of Eugene Onegin and Guglielmo in Così fan tutte and sing Olivier in a new production of Capriccio, a role he sang at the Theater an der Wien, where he also took part in Haydn's Die Schöpfung, staged by La Fura dels baus. Recent roles in Frankfurt have included Don Giovanni, Nathanael (Scartazzini's Der Sandmann), Escamillo (Carmen), Rodrigo (Don Carlo), Wolfram (Tannhäuser), Marcello (La Bohème), Papageno, Ford (Falstaff) and Harlekin (Ariadne auf Naxos). He also appeared in recital here with the soprano Annette Dasch. A former member of the ensemble at the Volksoper in Vienna, recent guest engagements have included roles at the Vienna, Munich and Berlin state operas, the Opéra National in Paris, Opera Vlaanderen Ghent / Antwerp and the Salzburg, Bregenz, Aix-en-Provence and Glyndebourne festivals. Concert, recital and oratorio work has included appearances at the Musikverein and Konzerthaus in Vienna, the Elbphilharmonie, the Berlin, Cologne and Paris philharmonies, the Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden and Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

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