Biography

Moritz Kallenberg received his vocal training at the Musikhochschule Freiburg with Reginaldo Pinheiro, as well as at the Conservatorio L. Cherubini in Florence. His musical education is completed with masterclasses with Brigitte Fassbaender, Margaret Honig and Ulrike Haerter.

A multiple award winner, with amongst others at the Federal Singing Competition 2016, the Carl-Seemann Prize as well as a scholarship holder of the Helene Rosenberg Foundation.
He appeared in Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier under Sir Simon Rattle at the Berlin Philharmonic Easter Festival in Baden-Baden and made his role debut as Don Ottavio in Mozart's Don Giovanni at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest. This was followed by debuts at the Stadttheater Freiburg and at the Staatsoperetta Dresden.

After two years spent at the International Opera Studio of the Stuttgart State Opera, in the 2019/20 season Moritz Kallenberg has become a permanent member of the ensemble in Stuttgart, where he quickly attracted attention with important roles such as Count Hohenzollern (The Prince of Homburg/Hans Werner Henze).

He sang also the role of Belfiore in Mozart's "La Finta Giardiniera", to great acclaim, on a European tour with Les arts florissants under the direction of William Christie at the Theater an der Wien, Opéra Royal du Château de Versailles and the Théâtre Graslin in Nantes. A further debut followed at the Opéra National du Rhin, Strasbourg as the Knight of the Grail in Richard Wagner's Parsifal.

As a sought-after concert and oratorio singer, Moritz Kallenberg can be seen regularly at home and overseas with his broad repertoire from early baroque to modern.

He has appeared as the evangelist in Bach's St. Matthew Passion under the baton of Ruben Jais in Milan with the Orchestra Sinfonica e Coro Sinfonico di Milano. The artist works with the most renowned conductors of the younger generation: under the musical direction of Krzysztof Urbański he appeared in Beethoven's 9th Symphony and with Tomáš Netopil at the Teatro Petruzzelli di Bari in Mendelssohn's “Lobgesang”, in the Konzerthaus Berlin he sang Mozart's Requiem and  in Cologne Cathedral Berlioz's L'enfance du Christ together with Francois Xavier-Roth and the Gürzenich Orchestra.

In the past season 21/22 Moritz Kallenberg guested again at the Opéra National du Rhin in Strasbourg in the French premiere of H.Abraham's The Snow Queen and at the 44th International Handel Festival in Karlsruhe, where he appeared in a new production under the musical direction of Lars Ulrik Mortensen and directed by Floris Visser as Hyllus in Hercules. He has worked extensively with William Christie and his renowned ensemble Les arts florissants performing works of J.S. Bach's as cantatas and Magnificat as well as works by Handel in the Philharmonie Paris,  the Concertgebouw Amsterdam and the Gewandhaus Leipzig at the Bach Festival.

At the Stuttgart Opera House he has made important role debuts as haute contre tenor in Thespis and Mercure in J.P. Rameau's Platée in Calixto Bieito's legendary production conducted by Stefano Montanari, followed by his Oronte in Handel's Alcina conducted by Christopher Molds and the director duo Jossi Wieler/Sergio Morabito. He appeared as Froh in the Stuttgart new production of the Wagner's RING, conducted by Cornelius Meister and staged by Stephan Kimmig, at the end of the last season he took on the title role in a new production of Monteverdi's Orfeo under Killian Farrell and directed by Marco Štorman.

In addition to many international concert tours such as Haydn's  oratorio "The Seasons" with Les arts florissants under William Christie, he can be heard also this season with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano under the baton of Thomas Guggeis at the concerts with Beethoven 9 in Milan and Lucerne. On the opera stage In Stuttgart he sing in the revival productions of Platée the roles of Thespis and Mercure, and of Rheingold/ Froh, in Karlsruhe  Hyllus/ Hercules, in Essen Belfiore/ Finta Giardiniera as well as  In new productions at the Stuttgart Opera House: the Evangelist in the scenic version of St. John Passion under Diego Fasolis and The leper in Olivier Messian's Saint Francois D'Assise under Titus Engel. He will also make his house debut at the Semperoper Dresden in the revival of Platée, conducted by Paul Agnew and directed by Rolando Villazón.

Artist Website

www.moritzkallenberg.com 

Management

General Management

Artist Manager
 
 
 
 
Natascha van Randenborgh
Associate Director
natascha@orlob.net 
Mobil: +49-173-7 76 88 20

News

New Years in Milano, Berlin and Luzern
No New Year's Eve without Beethoven 9 !! Heather Engebretson and Moritz Kallenberg spend the turn of the year in Milan - together with the Orchestra Sinfonica e Coro Sinfonico di Milano under Thomas Guggeis they sing the 9th in concerts in Milan and Lucerne. At the same time, Marina Prudenskaya takes on the mezzo part in a top-class cast of the Ninth at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden under Daniel Barenboim.
With the same work, Moritz Kallenberg then goes on to the Theater Magdeburg, where he greets the new year again in two concerts under conductor Anna Skryleva.

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