Wolfgang Brendel is one
                             of the most sought-after
                         baritones of his generation and
                 can be heard with all renowned opera
             companies in the world.
He appeared in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, and in Napa, at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, in San Francisco, Washington, and in Tokyo, as well as with European companies in Amsterdam, Barcelona, and Bayreuth, at the Deutsche Oper and the State Opera in Berlin, in Bonn, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Essen, at the Glyndebourne Festival, in Hamburg, Karlsruhe, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Milan, Salzburg, St. Gallen, at the Vienna State Opera, and in Zurich, among others, establishing his reputation in a widely fanned out repertoire.
Bavarian State Opera He is furthermore deeply connected to the Munich State Opera, where he received the honorary title of Kammersänger in the season 1976/77, the youngest ever to be bestowed with this title from this company, to where he regularly returns as a guest.
The artist was born in Munich in 1947, grew up in Wiesbaden and graduated from Gutenberg High School in 1967. He already had voice lessons with Prof. Rolff Sartorius during that time and subsequently made his operatic debut as Guglielmo in Così fan tutte at the Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern in 1969. Pfalztheater/Kaiserlautern
After being a member of the ensemble of the Munich State Opera then for fifteen years, he is now working with all renowned conductors and directors, and many of his appearances were broadcast on TV and audio- or video-recorded. 
Wolfgang Brendel was awarded the German Order of Merit in 1995 and accepted
a professorship for teaching voice at the University for Music and Theater Arts in Munich in 1997

On the following page - a small chronology of his career and appearances.


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