© Kartal Karagedik
© Kartal Karagedik

Andreas Bauer Kanabas

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Andreas Bauer Kanabas sings the most important roles of the Noble Bass repertoire in eight different languages. He has starred in such varied repertoire as King Philip II (Don Carlos), in both Italian and the original French, Zaccaria (Nabucco), Fiesco (Simon Boccanegra), De Silva (Ernani), Sparafucile (Rigoletto), King Marke (Tristan und Isolde), King Heinrich (Lohengrin), Landgraf Hermann (Tannhäuser) and Daland (Der fliegende Holländer).


Furthermore he sung with great success Vodník (Rusalka), Gremin (Eugene Onegin), Ibn-Hakia (Iolanta) and Claggart (Billy Budd) as well as the title role Bartok’s Bluebeard’s Castle,  Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte), Osmin (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) and Commendatore (Don Giovanni).


Andreas Bauer Kanabas appears on international stages including Vienna State Opera, Opéra Bastille de Paris, Seattle Opera, New National Theatre Tokyo, Semper Opera Dresden and the Berlin State Opera.
 In addition, he has been a member of the solo ensemble of the Frankfurt Opera since 2013.


2019 he made his debut as Alfonso d’Este (Lucrezia Borgia) in Toulouse, as Escamillo (Carmen) at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and as Philippe II. (in French) in Antwerpen and Gent. In November 2019 he made his debut at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden as Sarastro. He made his Festival d’Opéra de Québec debut as Daland, a role he has also taken to the Deutsche Oper Berlin and the Auditorio Music Madrid, where he performed alongside Sir Bryn Terfel. Future engagements include Vodnik in Madrid and Caspar in a new production of Der Freischütz at Hamburg State Opera.


An internationally renowned concert singer Andreas Bauer Kanabas had a tremendous success with Mozart’s Requiem at La Scala in Milan and with Verdi’s Requiem at the Munich Gasteig. In addition his concert credits include Schumann’s Manfred with the Berlin Philharmonic under the baton of Claudio Abbado, Schumann’s Scenes from Faust in the Tonhalle Düsseldorf, and Haydn’s Die Schöpfung for Switzerland’s Verbier Festival. He has performed Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, the Osaka Festival Hall, and with the Gewandhaus Orchestra in Leipzig. His performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the WDR Symphony was broadcast live from the Cologne Philharmonic hall.


Andreas has had the honor of collaborating with many of the world’s greatest conductors, including Claudio Abbado, Sir Colin Davis, Sir Simon Rattle, Daniel Barenboim, Daniel Oren, Ivan Fischer, Ádám Fischer, Andris Nelsons, Philppe Jordan, Pier Giorgio Morandi, Ingo Metzmacher, Gustavo Dudamel, Sebastian Weigle, and Christian Thielemann.


Andreas Bauer Kanabas studied voice with Eugen Rabine in Weimar and later with Paolo Barbacini in Italy, Robert Lloyd in London, Massimiliano Bullo in Milan, and Robert Gonnella in Toulouse.


January 2021 – For the most recent biography please contact Florian Schadhauser