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Florian Boesch (Baritone)

Born: Austria

The Austrian baritone, Florian Boesch, gave his outstanding recital-debut in 2002 at the well known Schubertiade festival in Schwarzenberg/Austria, followed by recitals throughout the world from Japan to the USA.

Florian Boesch has appeared with the Vienna Chamber Opera and in a number of Mozart operas, singing Figaro, Count Almaviva, Don Giovanni, Leporello, Guglielmo and Papageno at the Klagenfurt Stadttheater, the Vienna Volksoper, Opernhaus Zürich, Wuppertal Theater, Staatstheater Stuttgart, the Bolshoy Theatre in Moscow and at Tokyo`s Bunkamura Orchard Hall. He has been heard at the festival of Bregenz and sang Richard Strauss` Polizeikommissar in Der Rosenkavalier and Antonio in Le Nozze Di Figaro under Nikolaus Harnoncourt, both at the Salzburg Festival. Boesch has regularly been invited by the Theater an der Wien where he did the Mozart Requiem with the Hamburg Ballett and the world premiere of Bernhard Lang`s opera I Hate Mozart. Boesch recently debuted with the Hamburgische Staatsoper where he sang Tiridate in George Frideric Handel`s Radamisto under conductor Martin Haselböck. He has appeared at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Wiener Musikverein, Wiener Konzerthaus, Konzerthaus Berlin, KKL Luzern, Auditorium Milano di Giuseppe Verdi or Münchner Philharmonie.

Florian Boesch is also a frequent guest on the concert platform, with a repertoire that ranges from J.S. Bach to Wolf and Gustav Mahler. As an acclaimed singer of Lieder he has appeared at the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, the Vienna Konzerthaus, the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the Cologne Philharmonic, the Brussels Palais des Beaux-Arts, and in Birmingham. He has sung Schubertís Winterreise in New York City, Tokyo, Leeds, Vienna and Graz, and given recitals at the Edinburgh International Festival and the Wigmore Hall in London, as well as in the BBC Radio 3 lunchtime recitals series. Engagements have taken him also to the Styriarte Festival, the Haydn Festival Eisenstadt, and to Milan and Los Angeles.

Source: Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra Website; Naxos Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (June 2009)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Martin Haselböck

Bass

BWV 49, BWV 82

Roger Norrington

Bass

BWV 244 [Jesus]

Links to other Sites

Florian Boesch, baritone (MABO)
Florian Boesch Biography (Naxos)

Florian Boesch, barítono (Orquestra Barrroca de Sevillia) [Spanish]
Florian Boesch - Bariton (Styriarte) [German]
Florian Boesch (Staatstheater Karlsruhe) [German]

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