Franz Mayer


Bass-baritone

Franz Mayer - Photo: Barbara Aumüller
Roles sung by Franz Mayer, who joined the ensemble at Oper Frankfurt in 1977 and was given the title of Kammersänger in 1993, during the 2015/16 season are Antonio in Die diebische Elster/The Thieving Magpie, Ein Notar in Der Rosenkavalier and Betto di Signa in Il trittico. Roles sung in Frankfurt by this Austrian born bass-baritone in recent seasons have included Benoît (La Bohème), The One Eyed man (Die Frau ohne Schatten), Montano (Otello), Ein Lakai / A Lackey (Ariadne auf Naxos), Fürst Leopold Maria (Die Csárdásfürstin) and the Village Elder / Ratsälteste (Königskinder available on CD - OehmsClassics). His many roles for the company over the years have included the Sacristan (Tosca), Mozart's Figaro, Leporello / Masetto (Don Giovanni), Papageno and Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte), Fritz Kothner / Night Watchman (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg), Angelo (Wagner's Das Liebesverbot/The Ban on Love available on CD - OehmsClassics), Uncle Bonzo (Madame Butterfly), Broom Maker (Father) (Hänsel und Gretel), Speaker (Die Zauberflöte), the Archbishop of Prague (Pfitzner's Palestrina, conducted by Kirill Petrenko, available on CD - OehmsClassics) and Unto (Sallinen's Kullervo). Franz Mayer is passionate about concert work and has sung works by Bach, Handel, Mahler, Mozart and Mendelssohn in Vienna, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Munich, twice in South America and in Japan.

Saison 2014/2015


ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Richard Strauss
DER ROSENKAVALIER
(The Knight of the Rose)

Richard Strauss
DIE CSARDASFÜRSTIN in concert
Emmerich Kálmán
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN
Richard Strauss
KÖNIGSKINDER (Royal Children)
Engelbert Humperdinck
LA BOHÈME
Giacomo Puccini
OTELLO
Giuseppe Verdi
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Concerts by the Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester
Monday 19.11.2012 20:00 h
Main auditorium Alte Oper

next new production:


DAS MÄDCHEN MIT DEN SCHWEFELHÖLZERN
(The Little Match Girl)
Helmut Lachenmann
Friday 18.09.2015 19:30 h
Opera House

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