Ariadne auf Naxos
Jochen Schmeckenbecher sings internationally in Opera and Concert for example at Berlin, Dresden, Paris, Mailand and Turin, at Salzburger Festspielen, San Francisco, Philadelphia and Vienna. After his successful role-deut as Bergs Wozzeck in 2004 at Dortmund he sang this role inter alii at Barcelona, Madrid and Hamburg. In 2007/08 he sang further roles for the first time: Lindorf, Coppélius, Dapertutto and Dr. Miracle (Offenbach: Les contes d’Hoffmann) at Volksoper Wien and Alberich (Wagner: Das Rheingold) at Essen. He performed in 2009/10 in the Opening – production at Graz as Beckmesser (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg) and made his debut at Metropolitan Opera in February 2010 as Musiklehrer. Future plans include Alberich (New production Der Ring des Nibelungen), Amfortas (Parsifal) at Frankfurt as well Kurwenal (Tristan und Isolde) at Lyon and Wozzeck at Marseille.