Career

Archive

Wolfgang Brendel established his primacy as the star Munich baritone of his era across an extraordinary range of roles, from Mozart to Verdi to Wagner, and made his Metropolitan Opera debut in 1975 at the age of 27.  Access media highlights, including photos, videos, recordings, and press from his exceptional career, below.

Video

Watch Wolfgang Brendel in performance and access recent teaching videos.

1. Excerpts from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

2. Exerpts from Arabella with Kiri Te Kanawa

3. Masterclass, The Neue Stimmen Competition

4. Teaching: In the Studio

 

Gallery

ON THE STAGE

View an archive of photos from the span of Wolfgang Brendel's international performance career.

Pictured productions include

Der fliegende Holländer

Die Frau ohne Schatten

La Fanciulla del West

Tosca

Die Fledermaus

Il barbiere di Siviglia

 

Discography

RECORDINGS

View a selection of recordings of Wolfgang Brendel, in which he appears alongside the greatest operatic stars of the last four decades.

Die Zauberflöte

La Traviata

Die Fledermaus

Zar und Zimmerman

Der Freischütz

Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor

 

LISTEN ONLINE

Much of Herr Brendel's extensive discography can be found online through music streaming platforms. To explore a selection of recordings online, follow the links to his artist pages on Spotify & Apple Music.

  • Spotify - Black Circle
  • iTunes - Black CIrcle

GENERAL

MANAGEMENT

WOLFGANG BRENDEL

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