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Andreas Bauer Kanabas


Andreas Bauer Kanabas
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This season in Frankfurt Andreas Bauer Kanabas sang Oroveso in Norma, Teiresias in Oedipus Rex, King René (role debut) in Iolanta and the Marchese von Calatrava / Padre Guardiano in La forza del destino, which are followed by King Alinoos in this new production of Dallapiccola's Ulisse. During the 2022/23 season he sings Sarastro, Veit Pogner and Adahm in new productions of Die Zauberflöte, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg and Rudi Stephan's Die ersten Menschen / The First People - the world premiere of which took place in Frankfurt in 1920 - and the Commendatore inDon Giovanni. Since joining the ensemble in 2013/14 this bass has thrilled audiences with Wagner roles including Daland, Heinrich der Vogler and King Marke in a new production of Tristan und Isolde, Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte), the Commendatore (Don Giovanni), Osmin (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Philipp II (Don Carlo), Jacopo Fiesco (Simon Boccanegra), Don Pedro (Meyerbeer's L’Africaine), Escamillo (Carmen), the Watersprite (Rusalka), Ibn-Hakia (Iolanta) and the title role in Bluebeard's Castle. This former member of the ensemble at the Staatsoper Berlin appears regularly at theatres around the world including the Vienna State Opera, Covent Garden, the Bolschoi in Moscow, La Scala Milan, the Opéra National, Opéra Comique and Opéra Bastille in Paris, the New National Theatre in Tokyo, Dresden's Semperoper, the Komische and Deutsche Oper Berlin, Lithuanian National Opera in Riga,  Opera Vlaanderen in Antwerp, Théâtre du Capitole Toulouse and the Edinburgh International Festival. Other recent engagements have included a Schubert recital at the Wahnfried Concerts in Bayreuth and Heinrich der Vogler in a new production of Lohengrin at the 2021 Tirol Festival in Erl.  He sang the Watersprite in Rusalka at the Teatro Real in Madrid and future plans included his house and role debut as Rocco in Fidelio at the Hamburg State Opera. His first solo CD - Love and Despair (OehmsClassics) - was released in September 2021.


Find out more about Andreas Bauer Kanabas on his website