Peter Edelmann is an internationally acclaimed baritone. He began his vocal studies with his father, the late great bass Otto Edelmann. 
         Peter Edelmann is the former Dean of the vocal department of Mdw - National University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.
         He is the Artistic Director of the greatest operetta festival in the world - Seefestspiele Mörbisch.

Baritone, Professor, Artistic Director

BIOGRAPHY

Peter Edelmann began his singing studies withy his father, the renowned opera basso Otto Edelmann, at the University of Music and Performing Arts in his hometown Vienna.

In 1989 he won First Prize, the Mozart Prize in addition to seven special prizes at the Belvedere Competition in Vienna. After his debut in 1990 as Figaro of "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" in Koblenz, Germany, he became a member of the Deutsche Oper Berlin.

 

In 2001 he returned to Vienna and worked as a freelance singer. Since then he has enlarged his repertoire to over 75 roles, including: Papageno, Guglielmo, Don Alfonso, Figaro, Conte, Wolfram, Melot, Faninal, Orest (Elektra), Marcello, Posa, Malatesta, Danilo, Eisenstein, Dr. Falke, Valentin, Mercutio, Onegin, Escamillo, Albert, Zar Peter I., Herr Fluth (Merry Wives of Windsor), Gyges (Koenig Kandaules), and Koenig (Die Kluge).

 

Peter Edelmann has appeared at the most eminent opera houses in the world, such as Dresdner Staatsoper, Stuttgarter Staatsoper, Hamburger Staatsoper, Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Volksoper, the Zürich Opera, the Stockholm Royal Opera, the Grazer Opera, the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Teatro San Carlo Napoli, Teatre de la Monnaie Brussels, Opera Seattle, Washington Opera, San Diego Opera, Opera Ireland, New Israeli Opera Tel Aviv.

 

He appears with conductors such as Lawrence Foster, Christian Thielemann, Bruno Weil, Ralph Weickert, Franz Welser-Möst, Raphael Frühbeck de Burgos and John Eliot Gardiner.

 

Peter Edelmann has made many programs for television and radio. Many audio and video recordings are published, such as Lieder by Strauss, Dupare and Ravel, Duets with his brother Paul Armin Edelmann, Viennese songs, the operettas of Fledermaus and the Merry Widow.    

 

Peter Edelmann  is former Dean of the Singing Department of the National University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, and the Artistic Director of the greatest operetta festival Seefestspiele Mörbisch.

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