Klaus Florian Vogt will make his debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker as soloist at the concert in the Waldbühne next year. The open-air concert traditionally marks the end of the orchestra's season and will take place 24 June 2023. Tickets go on sale on 29 August 2022, the program will be announced later.
In March 2023, Klaus Florian Vogt will embark on another great Wagnerian role: in the new Zurich "Ring des Nibelungen," the tenor will make his role debut as Siegfried. After "Rheingold" in April 2022 and "Die Walküre" in September 2022, the premiere of "Siegfried" will follow on 5 March 2023. The production of the new "Ring" cycle lies in the hands of artistic director Andreas Homoki, Gianandrea Noseda has the musical direction.
Performances: 5, 9, 14, 18, 22 and 26, March 2023.
Klaus Florian Vogt is a guest on the podcast "Feel Hamburg" on NDR 90,3 - in conversation with Daniel Kaiser, he talks about what it's like for him to be an opera star on stage in Hamburg instead of sitting in the orchestra pit, why the Laeiszhalle means so much to him and what influence Richard Wagner has on today's film music.
The podcast is available here: www.ndr.de/903/podcasts/Podcast-Feel-Hamburg-mit-dem-Tenor-Klaus-Florian-Vogt,podcastfeelhamburg166.html
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At the Bayreuth Festival 2022, Klaus Florian Vogt can be heard in two stage productions. In the new production of the "Ring des Nibelungen," he will sing Siegmund in "Die Walküre." Valentin Schwarz is the stage director of this new production, the conductor is Pietari Inkinen. Klaus Florian also takes on the title role in "Lohengrin"; Yuval Sharon's production premiered in 2018. The festival will once again conclude with two concerts with the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra conducted by Andris Nelsons; the program presents excerpts from "Tannhäuser," "Rienzi" and "Tristan und Isolde.