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Sebastian Geyer

Baritone

Sebastian Geyer
© Barbara Aumüller

This versatile member of the ensemble's repertoire at Oper Frankfurt includes baroque roles including Handel's Giulio Cesare, Telemann's Orpheus and Cesti's Creonte (LʼOrontea, available on CD - OehmsClassics), Mozart's Don Giovanni, Guglielmo, Graf Almaviva and Papageno, Dr. Falke (Die Fledermaus), Basil Basilowitsch (Der Graf von Luxemburg, CD - OehmsClassics), Don Pomponio (Rossini's La gazzetta), Strauss' Graf (Capriccio) and Music Teacher (Ariadne auf Naxos), Janacek's Háraschta (Das schlaue Füchslein / The Cunning Little Vixen)  and Jaroslav Prus (Die Sache Makropulos / The Makropoulos Case), Eurymaque (Fauré's Pénélope) and roles in three one act operas by Křenek and the world premiere of Lucia Ronchetti's Inferno. This season he sings the Messenger in Oedipus Rex, the Mayor,  Husband and Peisandros in new productions of Rimsky-Korsakov's Die Nacht vor Weihnachten / The Night Before Christmas, Schönberg's Warten auf Heute / Waiting till Tomorrow and Dallapiccola's Ulisse and Aeneas in this revival of Dido and Aeneas. During the 2022/23 season you can hear him as the Tsar's Companion in a new production of Kurt Weill's The Tsar has his Photograph Taken, Peter (father) in Hänsel und Gretel, Ariodate in Xerxes and Albert in Werther.  Other roles for the company have included Rudolf in Schreker's Der ferne Klang / The Distant Sound (available on CD - OehmsClassics), Hel Helson in Britten's Paul Bunyan, Barone Tito Belcredi in Trojahn's Enrico, Sebastian in Adès’ The Tempest and Ingo in the world premiere of Herrmann's Der Mieter / The Tenant - commissioned by Oper Frankfurt. He recently sang the title role in Schumann's Szenen aus Goethe's Faust at the Lucerne Festival and Millöcker's Gasparone at the Volksoper in Vienna. He was under contract to Theater Heidelberg before moving to Frankfurt. Other recent guest engagements have included appearances at the Stuttgart and Wiesbaden state operas, the Opéra de Lausanne, Theater Luzern and Schwetzingen's rococo theatre. He teaches singing at the University for Music in Zurich.