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Austrian bass Albert Pesendorfer began the 2023 / 2024 season with a guest performance of the Deutsche Oper Berlin at the Edinburgh International Festival in Scotland as Landgraf Hermann (Tannhäuser). Further projects include a new production as König Marke (Tristan und Isolde) in Seville, Veit Pogner (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg), Fasolt (Das Rheingold) at Deutsche Oper Berlin, as well as Hagen (Götterdämmerung) at Deutsche Oper Berlin and at the International May Festival of the Staatstheater Wiesbaden.
In the past seasons he performed at the Deutsche Oper Berlin roles like Pastor Baltzer in Detlev Glanter’s Oceane, König Heinrich (Lohengrin), Rocco (Fidelio), Graf Waldner (Arabella) and in Vienna – at the Staatsoper and the Volksoper – Baron Ochs (Der Rosenkavalier), Hagen (Götterdämmerung) Boris (Boris Godunov) and Daland (Der fliegende Holländer).
Albert Pesendorfer studied voice and flute in Linz and Vienna. Permanent engagements have taken him to the Theater Erfurt, the Tiroler Landestheater Innsbruck, the Hannover State Opera and the Deutsche Oper Berlin. His operatic repertoire includes over 70 roles, predominantly those of the German Wagnerian repertoire such as Hans Sachs, Veit Pogner, Landgraf Hermann, Gurnemanz, König Heinrich, König Marke, Fasolt, Hunding and Hagen or those of the Italian repertoire such as Filippo II, Zaccaria, Sparafucile and Banco.
Guest appearances have led him to renowned German and international stages performing the major bass roles, including the Stuttgart State Opera, the Cologne Opera, the Hamburg State Opera, the Semperoper Dresden, the Vlaamse Opera Antwerp, the Zurich Opera, the Teatro Real Madrid, the Vienna State Opera, the Vienna Volksoper, the Theater an der Wien, the National Opera Tokyo, the Müpa Festival Budapest and the Bregenz and Bayreuth Festivals.
On the concert stage the singer has appeared at the Vienna Musikverein, the Vienna Konzerthaus, the Berlin Philharmonie, the Barbican Hall in London, as well as in Japan and the USA.
Albert Pesendorfer has also been a professor of voice at the Berlin University of the Arts since 2015.
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