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Alfred Reiter

bass

Alfred Reiter
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Alfred Reiter has performed many, very varied roles at Oper Frankfurt since joining the ensemble in 2008/09, including La Roche (Capriccio), the Doctor (Wozzeck), Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte), Dansker (Billy Budd), Narbal (Les Troyens), Arkel (Pelléas et Mélisande), Trulove (The Rake’s Progress) and Graf Waldner (Arabella), Pope Pius IV. / Cardinal Christoph Madruscht (Pfitzner's Palestrina - conducted by Kirill Petrenko and available on CD - OehmsClassics), Peneios (Daphne), Kalervo (Sallinen's Kullervo), Fasolt (Das Rheingold - available on CD - OehmsClassics), Raimondo (Rienzi - OehmsClassics), Seneca (L’incoronazione di Poppea) and Geronte de Ravoir (Manon Lescaut). He sang Herr Zenk in the world premieres of Arnulf Herrmann's Der Mieter/The Tenant and Lucifer in Lucia Ronchetti's Inferno (summer of 2021 in the Bockenheimer Depot). During the 2021/22 season he can be heard as Jeronimus in a new production of Nielsen's Maskerade, the Archbishop in Szymanowski's Król Roger, Uncle Bonzo in a new production of Madama Butterfly and in Puccini's Il trittico, as Talpa (Il tabarro / The Coat) and Simone (Gianni Schicchi). This bass, who studied in Munich, has sung many roles in theatres around the world, including Sarastro at the Bregenz Festival, in Berlin, Munich, Geneva, Vienna, Salzburg, Paris, London, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Tokyo, Graf Waldner in Arabella at the Nationale Opera Amsterdam and Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, where he also sang Tomaso (Tiefland), the Hermit (Der Freischütz) at the Styriarte Festival in Graz and Grand Théâtre in Geneva, King Marke in Geneva, Gurnemanz (Parsifal) at the Staatstheater in Karlsruhe and Arkel (Pelléas et Mélisande) with Welsh National Opera in Hong Kong.