Wiener Akademie

Die Legende von der heiligen Elisabeth


actor role
Conductor Martin Haselböck
Elisabeth Annette Dasch
Sophie Magdalena Anna Hofmann
Landgraf Ludwig, Friedrich II. von Hohenstraufen, Ungarischer Magnat, Der Senechal Daniel Schmutzhard
Landgraf Hermann Andreas Wolf
Ensemble Orchester Wiener Akademie
Ensemble Wiener Singakademie (Conductor Heinz Ferlesch)
  1. 20.04.2011
  2. 7:30 p.m.

Andreas Wolf

Landgraf Hermann

The young German Bass-Baritone Andreas Wolf received his first musical education at the special school for music Wernigerode, Germany and was also a member of the renowned youth choir „Rundfunk-Jugendchor Wernigerode“.

In 2002 he received a scholarship at the University of Music in Detmold and started his music studies with Prof. Heiner Eckels. Andreas Wolf has been invited to several master classes with internationally acclaimed artists such as Thomas Quasthoff, Andràs Schiff, Christoph Prégardien and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

Andreas Wolf made his opera debut in Monteverdi‘s Orfeo (Pastor & Spirito) conducted by René Jacobs. During the summer of 2008 he appeared at the Opera Festival inAix-en-Provence as Nanni in Joseph Haydn L’Infedelta Delusa conducted by Jérémie Rhorer.

Most recent appearances include a tour with William Christie and Les Arts Florissants as part of Le Jardin des Voix 2009 performing in some of the world’s most prestigious concert halls, the role of Guglielmo in Così fan Tutte (concert version) at the Festival of Beaune and at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées conducted by Jérémie Rohrer and his Le Cercle de l’Harmonie, Guglielmo (staged production) at the Opéra de Toulon, Littore & Tribune in Monteverdi’s L'incoronazione di Poppea at Theater an der Wien, concerts with Andreas Spering and Cappella Augustina, Curio in Händel’s Giulio Cesare at Salle Pleyel in Paris alongside Cecilia Bartoli, a CD recording with Harmonia Mundi alongside Andreas Scholl, Littore & Tribune in L'incoronazione di Poppea at Teatro Real in Madrid with William Christie and with the same conductor and Les Arts Florissants he performed the role of Aeneas in Dido and Aeneas in New York and Moscow, Bach’s B Minor Mass with Jordi Savall in Madrid and Barcelona and at the Festival de Beaune he sang the role of Clito in Händel’s Alessandro nell'Indie with conductor Eduardo López Banzo.

His future engagements include Elviro in Händel’s Serse at the Theater and der Wien, Zoroastre in Händel’s Orlando with Scottish Opera, Antinoo in Hans Werner Henze’s adaption of Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria with the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln and a tour with Concerto Köln and Marcus Creed performing in Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium.

Andreas Wolf’s vast oratorio repertoire includes all major works by J.S. Bach, Händel, Mozart and Beethoven. He has already appeared in prestigious concert venues such as Konzerthaus Berlin, the Philharmonie in Essen, Kölner Philharmonie, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, Cathedral in St Gallen and the newly built Frauenkirche in Dresden.