Björn Bürger


Baritone

Björn Bürger
Björn Bürger's roles at Oper Frankfurt before he joined the ensemble this season were Falke in a specially adapted production of Die Fledermaus for our „Opera for Children“ series (2011/12), Nicholas in Barber's Vanessa, which opened the 2012/13 season, Curio in Giulio Cesare in Egitto and Larkens in La fanciulla del West - both new productions. This young baritone's roles for the company during the 2013/14 season are Harlekin in Ariadne auf Naxos, Bengtsson in Die Gespenstersonate/The Ghost Sonata, Masetto in Don Giovanni (both new productions), one of 4 Kings / Pollux's Nephew in concert performances of Richard Strauss' Die Liebe der Danae/The Love of Danae, Vaudemont (Die Sizilianische Vesper/The Sicilian Vespers), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Astolfo (Orlando furioso), 4th Shepherd (Daphne) and Poet / Oblačný / Vacek (Die Ausflüge des Herrn Brouček/The Adventures of Mr Brouček). Björn Bürger studied singing at the HfMDK in Frankfurt with Prof. Hedwig Fassbender. Whilst still a student engagements included King Argante (Rinaldo) at the Handel Festival in Karlsruhe and the lead role of Victor Hugo in the world premiere of Wagner's Eine Kapitulation/A Capitulation at the Festival for Young Artists in Bayreuth. He made his debut at the Grand Théâtre in Geneva in a new production of Verdi's Macbeth directed by Christof Loy in 2012. Björn Bürger won 1st Prize in Germany's Nationwide Singing Competition in Berlin in 2012 and SWR's 2013 „Emmerich-Smola“ competition.

Season 2013/2014


ARIADNE AUF NAXOS
Richard Strauss
DAPHNE
Richard Strauss
DIE AUSFLÜGE DES HERRN BROUCEK
(The Adventures of Mr Brouček )

Leos Janacek
DIE GESPENSTERSONATE
(The Ghost Sonata)

Aribert Reimann
DIE LIEBE DER DANAE
(The Love of Danae) in concert

Richard Strauss
DIE SIZILIANISCHE VESPER
(The Sicilian Vespers)

Giuseppe Verdi
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
DON GIOVANNI
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
ORLANDO FURIOSO
Antonio Vivaldi
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TANNHÄUSER UND DER SÄNGERKRIEG AUF WARTBURG
(Tannhäuser and the Song Contest on the Wartburg)
Richard Wagner
Sunday 03.11.2013 15:30 h
Oper Frankfurt

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DON GIOVANNI
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sunday 11.05.2014 18:00 h
Opera House

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