Johannes Martin Kränzle


Baritone

Johannes Martin Kränzle, photo: Monika Rittershaus
During the 2014/15 season Johannes Martin Kränzle, »Singer of the Year 2011« (Opernwelt magazine), sings Peter, the father, in a new production of Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel, Amfortas in Parsifal, Paolo Albiani in Simon Boccanegra and the title role in last season's wonderful new production of Don Giovanni; guest engagements this season include Nikita Kurlyatev in Tchaikovsky's The Enchantress/Die Zauberin at the Theater an der Wien, Beckmesser in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Metropolitan Opera in New York and the Music Teacher in Ariadne auf Naxos at Zurich Opera. This internationally sought after baritone, whose repertoire consists of more than 100 roles, is a regular guest at leading opera houses all over the world and at festivals including those Luzern, Salzburg and Glyndebourne and at the BBC Proms in London. He won many prizes at international singing competitions, including those in Vercelli, Rio de Janeiro, Perpignan and Paris (Plácido Domingo). His opera Der Wurm/The Worm won a prize at a composition competition in Berlin, where it was performed. Johannes Martin Kränzle took up a guest professorship at the Hochschule for Music and Dance in Cologne in the winter of 2013/14. His latest CD, Grenzen der Menschheit/Humanity's Boundaries, with Lieder by Franz Schubert and Robert Schumann, with the pianist Hilko Dumno, was released recently (Challenge Record International). Johannes Martin Kränzle's discography also includes live recordings made at Oper Frankfurt: Reimann's Lear (Glouster), Pfitzner's Palestrina (Morone) and Götterdämmerung (Gunther) - all on OehmsClassics.

Find out more about Johannes Martin Kränzle on his homepage.

Saison 2014/2015


DON GIOVANNI
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
HÄNSEL UND GRETEL
Engelbert Humperdinck
PARSIFAL
Richard Wagner
SIMON BOCCANEGRA
Giuseppe Verdi
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EZIO
Christoph Willibald Gluck
Thursday 14.11.2013 19:30 h
Opera House

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