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Michael Volle

Michael Volle is one of the most sought-after singers of our time. The baritone is a mainstay at the most renowned opera houses in the world including the Metropolitan Opera New York, the State Operas in Munich and Vienna, the Teatro alla Scala Milan, the Royal Opera House London, Opéra National de Paris and the Deutsche Oper Berlin and the Staatsoper Berlin.

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  • 14.10.2019 - Michael Volle: Lieder in Germany

  • This upcoming month, Michael Volle, joined by pianist Helmut Deutsch, sings two recitals, on November 3 at the Kasseler Musiktage Festival and on November 10 at the Philharmonie Essen, followed by A New Divan on November 20 at the Pierre Boulez Saal, where he performs with Waltraud Meier, Dorothea Röschmann and Daniel Barenboim on the...

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  • 16.09.2019 - Michael Volle: Nicolai and Bach in October

  • From October 3 - 19, Michael Volle sings Herr Fluth in Nicolai's Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden. Joining him are René Pape, Wilhelm Schwinghammer, Pavol Breslik, Linard Vrielink, David Oštrek, Mandy Fredrich, Michaela Schuster and Anna Prohaska. He then sings Bach's Magnificat at Vienna's Musikverein on October 16, 17 and...

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  • 18.08.2019 - Michael Volle: Wagner's Ring Cycle in Berlin

  • Michael Volle kicks off the season at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden, singing Wotan in Das Rheingold (September 7 and 21), Die Walküre (September 8 and 22) and Siegfried (September 11 and 26). The rest of the cast features Roman Trekel, Simon O'Neill, Stephan Rügamer, Ekaterina Gubanova, Anna Samuil, Anja Kampe, Falk Struckmann, Iréne Theorin, Andreas Schager and Jochen...

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  • 08.07.2019 - Michael Volle: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg in Bayreuth

  • Michael Volle spends most of the summer performing at the Bayreuther Festspiele, where he stars as Hans Sachs in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg from July 27 - August 27. He takes two breaks from the opera, first on August 8, when he sings a recital with Helmut Deutsch in Edinburgh, and lastly, on August 15, he sings the baritone solo in Mozart's Requiem at the...

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  • 07.05.2019 - Michael Volle: A New Wotan Reigns in the Metropolitan Opera’s ‘Ring’ - The New York Times

  • It is one of the pinnacle roles in all of opera: Wotan, king of the gods in Wagner’s epic “Ring.” It’s a nearly fathomless part that demands a beautiful voice, power, subtle acting, keen intelligence and stamina. Great Wotans don’t exactly grow on trees. At the Metropolitan Opera, the German baritone Michael Volle has donned an eye patch and picked up a spear to sing...

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  • 06.05.2019 - Michael Volle: Nabucco in Zurich

  • After a single performance as Hans Sachs in Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden on May 30 and a recital at Zurich's Fraumünster on June 5, Michael Volle stars in the title role of Verdi's Nabucco at the Opernhaus Zürich. The performances take place from June 23 - July 12.

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