The baritone Christoph Pohl was a member of the ensemble at the Semperoper in Dresden from 2005 – 2018, during which time he enjoyed great success with many roles. Now he is back at Oper Frankfurt, where he appeared for the first time last season, as Danilo in Die lustige Witwe / The Merry Widow, to sing Kurwenal (role debut) in this new production of Tristan und Isolde. His repertoire includes Mozart‘s Graf Almaviva, Don Giovanni and Papageno, Verdi‘s Rodrigo (Don Carlo) and Giorgio Germont (La traviata), Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Wolfram (Tannhäuser), Lescaut (Manon Lescaut), Marcello (La Bohème), Valentin (Faust), Frank / Fritz (Die tote Stadt) and the Graf (Capriccio). This season he was back in Dresden for Marcello (La Bohème), Graf Almaviva and Giorgio Germont (La traviata), where he can be heard soon as Sharpless (Madame Butterfly), Rossini‘s Figaro and Eugene Onegin. Recent engagements have included Graf Almaviva at the Hamburg State Opera, the world premiere of Glanert‘s Oceane at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the title role in Guillaume Tell at Theater an der Wien and Amfortas (Parsifal) at Opera Vlaanderen. He also sang in the world premiere of G. F. Haas’ Morgen und Abend / Morning and Evening at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, the Opéra de Lyon, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Oper Leipzig, the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Bregenz Festival and BBC Proms. His busy concert and recital career has included appearances in the Wigmore Hall in London, Japan and America.