Friedemann Röhlig

Biography

Friedemann Röhlig studied piano, harp and conducting at the Conservatory ,Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy‘ in Leipzig. After private lessons with Christa Maria Ziese in Leipzig he continued studying with Professor Julia Hamari and Carl Davis at the Conservatory in Stuttgart. He got further musical impulses at Professor Konrad Richter‘s Lieder classes in Stuttgart and worked with Rudolf Piernay and Artur Korn. After spending a year at the Opera Studio in Düsseldorf the bass began his professional career at the Staatstheater Kassel.

Following his concert work and song recitals he toured throughout Israel, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Austria, South- and North America and appeared on the most famous concert stages such as Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Schubertiade Schwarzenberg and Music-Festival Dresden among many others.

Friedemann Röhlig sang at many of the large Opera Houses like Hamburgische Staatsoper, Staatsoper Stuttgart, Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam, Opéra Bastille Paris, Opéra du Rhin Strasbourg, San Francisco Opera House, Liceu in Barcelona, Teatro Real Madrid and the Festivals in Salzburg, Bayreuth and Bregenz.

Friedemann Röhlig appeared with famous conductors such as Gerd Albrecht, James Conlon, Edo de Waart, Christoph von Dohnanyi, Helmuth Rilling, Hartmut Haenchen, Peter Schneider, Mariss Jansons, David Runnicles, Kurt Masur, Daniel Harding, Ingo Metzmacher, Ulf Schirmer and many more.

His opera repertoire includes roles such as Sarastro, Osmin, Colline, Banco, Fiesco, Rocco, Gurnemanz, Commendatore and his concert repertoire contains Verdi‘s Requiem, Haydn‘s Creation, the Bach Passions and a broad range of Lied cycles. At the ARD International Music Competition 2000 Friedemann Röhlig was one of the prize winning singers.

Friedemann Röhlig is as well a impassionate teacher for singing and professor in ordinary at the Hochschule für Musik in Karlsruhe.

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