Premiere: "Götterdämmerung" at the Zurich Opera House

"To new deeds, dear hero": with Siegfried in "Götterdämmerung," Klaus Florian Vogt adds another great Wagnerian role to his repertoire. The premiere is on 5 November 2023 at the Zurich Opera, Andres Homoki (director) and Giandrea Noseda (musical director) close their successful "Ring des Nibelungen." Singers include Camilla Nylund (Brünnhilde), Daniel Schmutzhard (Gunter), Christopher Purves (Alberich), David Leigh (Hagen), Lauren Fagan (Gutrune) and Sarah Ferede (Waltraute). The set design is by Christian Schmidt. Premiere: Nov. 5, 2023, performances: 9, 12, 18, 24 November and 3 December 2023. In May 2024, the Zurich Opera house will then present two complete "Ring" cycles.

Klaus Florian Vogt to sing Siegfried at the Bayreuth Festival 2024

At the 2024 Bayreuth Festival, Klaus Florian Vogt will take on the Siegfried role in the "Ring of the Nibelung." This will be his first time singing the role at Bayreuth. The production is by Valentin Schwarz, with Philippe Jordan as musical director.

Role debut in "Tristan und Isolde"

Klaus Florian Vogt will make his last major Wagnerian role debut on 21 January 2024 at the Semper Opera in Dresden: under the musical direction of Christian Thielemann, he will sing the role of Tristan for the first time. Camilla Nylund takes on the role of Isolde, Georg Zeppenfeld sings King Marke, and Christa Mayer can be heard as Brangäne. Performances: 21, 25, 28 January 2024, 3 February 2024.

Premiere: "Götterdämmerung" at the Zurich Opera House

After his successful role debut in the title role of "Siegfried," Klaus Florian Vogt also sings in the fourth part of the new "Ring des Nibelungen" at Zurich Opera House: in "Götterdämmerung," he interprets Siegfried for the first time. Camilla Nylund is making her debut as Brünnhilde, Daniel Schmutzhardt is Gunter, Christopher Purves sings Alberich and David Leigh sings Hagen. Gianandrea Noseda has the musical direction, the stage director is Andreas Homoki. The premiere is scheduled for 5 November 2023, with performances on 9, 12, 18 and 24 November and 3 December 2023. Ticket sales starts on 17 June 2023.

Podcast with Klaus Florian Vogt

On the occasion of his role debut in "Siegfried", Klaus Florian Vogt talks to Beate Breidenbach in the Zurich Opera podcast about the character of Siegfried, who in his interpretation is more than a dumb fool and definitely also knows tender, quiet tones. He also talks about how singing a Wagnerian role is easy for him and easy on the voice, and reveals why he prefers to stay in a camper van instead of a hotel when traveling.

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Statement by Klaus Florian Vogt on the Urkaine War

"As an artist and above all as a human being, I abhor Russian aggression, which is now finding another climax on European soil.My thoughts and sympathy are with the Ukrainian people and my respect goes to all the people who are resisting this injustice."