Johannes Martin Kränzle

The New York Philharmonic

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Biography
Johannes Martin Kranzle

Born in Augsburg, Johannes Martin Kränzle is a regular guest at major opera houses, including The Metropolitan Opera, Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, Paris Opéra, Teatro Real Madrid, Zurich Opera House, Grand Théâtre de Genève, and The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. He has also appeared at the Salzburg, Bregenz, Glyndebourne, and Lucerne festivals and in Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Cologne, Stuttgart, San Francisco, Cairo, Spoleto, Sofia, Tel Aviv, Tbilisi, and Tokyo.

Mr. Kränzle’s opera repertoire comprises 120 roles and includes works by Handel, Rossini, Verdi, J. Strauss II, Lehár, Henze, Rihm, Mozart, Wagner, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Prokofiev, and Janáček. His wide-ranging roles have included the Wagner roles of Alberich (Ring Cycle), Amfortas (Parsifal), Beckmesser (Die Meistersinger), and Wolfram (Tannhäuser); Mozart’s Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte), Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni), Count Almaviva (The Marriage of Figaro), and Papageno (The Magic Flute); as well as the title role in Berg’s Wozzeck, Duke Bluebeard (Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle), Tomsky (Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades), Prus (Janáček’s The Makropulos Affair), Griasnoj (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride), Bolkonski (Prokofiev’s War and Peace), Ford (Verdi’s Falstaff), Sharpless (Puccini’s Madama Butterfly), Eisenstein (J. Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus), and Danilo (Lehár’s The Merry Widow).

Mr. Kränzle’s projects in the 2019–20 season include Donizetti’s Don Pasquale in Zurich, Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus and Klingsor in Parsifal in Munich, Messiaen’s Saint François d’Assise in Hamburg, and Beckmesser in Die Meistersinger in Bayreuth, in addition to his New York Philharmonic debut in Bluebeard’s Castle.

Johannes Martin Kränzle also regularly devotes himself to concert singing, recitals, and oratorio performances. He was nominated for the German Theatre Prize Der Faust 2010 and the Cologne Opera Prize in 2011. He was twice named Singer of the Year in the Opernwelt critics survey, in 2011 and 2018.

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September, 2019 Thursday

<em>Bluebeard's Castle</em> and <em>Erwartung</em>
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7:30 PM Concert

Bluebeard's Castle and Erwartung

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Schoenberg Erwartung
Bartók Bluebeard’s Castle
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Jaap van Zweden Conductor
Nina Stemme Soprano (Bartók)
Johannes Martin Kränzle Baritone (Bartók)
Katarina Karnéus Mezzo-Soprano (Schoenberg)
Bengt Gomér Director / Designer

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September, 2019 Friday

<em>Bluebeard's Castle</em> and <em>Erwartung</em>
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8:00 PM Concert

Bluebeard's Castle and Erwartung

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Schoenberg Erwartung
Bartók Bluebeard’s Castle
Artists
Jaap van Zweden Conductor
Nina Stemme Soprano (Bartók)
Johannes Martin Kränzle Baritone (Bartók)
Katarina Karnéus Mezzo-Soprano (Schoenberg)
Bengt Gomér Director / Designer

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September, 2019 Saturday

<em>Bluebeard's Castle</em> and <em>Erwartung</em>
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8:00 PM Concert

Bluebeard's Castle and Erwartung

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Schoenberg Erwartung
Bartók Bluebeard’s Castle
Artists
Jaap van Zweden Conductor
Nina Stemme Soprano (Bartók)
Johannes Martin Kränzle Baritone (Bartók)
Katarina Karnéus Mezzo-Soprano (Schoenberg)
Bengt Gomér Director / Designer
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