Biography

The Munich born and raised tenor Vincent Wolfsteiner studied at New England Conservatory with William Cotton and made his debut as Rodolfo/La Bohème at Grantite State Opera, followed by engagements including roles, such as Don José/Carmen, Turiddu/Cavalleria rusticana, Coraddo/Il Corsaro and Canio/Pagliacci in Massachussets, New York, Florida and New Hampshire.
During a collaboration at Sarasota, FL, Vincent Wolfsteiner became aquainted with Peter Leonard - the then designated general music director at Volkstheater Rostock, who offered him a Festengagement. While in Rostock, Mr. Wolfsteiner sang roles like Prince/Love Of Three Oranges, Graf Zedlau/Wiener Blut, Max/Der Freischütz, Erik/Der fliegende Holländer, Hans/The Bartered Bride and Des Grieux/Manon Lescaut.

In the following years, he worked freelance an guested houses, including State Opera Hnnover, Komische Oper Berlin, Anhaltisches Staatstheater Dessau, Theater Gera/Altenburg, Theater Freiburg, Staatstheater Darmstadt, Oldenburgisches Staatstheater, as well as the Opera Festival Heidenheim. At these institutions he took on roles like Siegmund/Die Walküre, Florestan/Fidelio, Aegisth/Elektra, Bacchus/Ariadne auf Naxos, Geharnischter/Die Zauberflöte, Piccolomini in Weinberger’s Wallenstein, Officer in Hindemith’s Cardillac, as well as Carlo Santos in Weill’s Der Kuhhandel.

Following two seasons (2012-14) as a permanent member of the ensemble at Staatstheater Nuremberg, Vincent Wolfsteiner became a member of the ensemble at Opera Frankfurt, debuting in the title role of Verdi’s Otello. Since then, he performed all major tenor roles in Wagner’s Ring cycle, the title roles Tristan und Isolde, Lohengrin, Peter Grimes and Andrea Chénier, Erik/Der fliegende Holländer, Calaf/Turandot, Luigi/Il tabarro, Maurizio/Adriana Lecouvreur, as well as Filka Morozov/From the House of the Dead. Last season, he sang Bacchus/Ariadne auf Naxos and Tambourmajor/Wozzeck at Opera Frankfurt, and Hüon/Oberon on the occasion of his house debut at Theater an der Wien. Furthermore, he performed the title role of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde at Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin under the baton of Daniel Barenboim, as well as Siegmund/Die Walküre at Bayreuth Festival.

Vincent Wolfsteiner is active as a concert singer, as well. His repertoire includes key works, such as Mozart’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Symphony No 9, Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Die erste Walpurgisnacht, Schumann’s Faust Szenen, as well as Mahler’s Symphony No 8 and Das Lied von der Erde.

Vincent Wolfsteiner collaborated with conductors like Sebastian Weigle, Christoph Gedschold, Constantin Trinks, Cornelius Meister, Jakub Hrůša, Henrik Nánási, Cristian Mandeal, Marcus Bosch, Stefan Blunier, Lothar Zagrosek and Steven Sloane, as well as with directors like Christof Loy, Keith Warner, Barrie Kosky, Calixto Bieito and Frank Hilbrich.

Upcoming engagements include i.a. Krenek’s Der Diktator/Offizier, Tristan/Tristan und Isolde under the baton of Sebastian Weigle and Peter Grimes under Lawrence Foster at Opera Frankfurt, as well as Herodes/Salome at Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin.

Vincent Wolfsteiner is winner of the 2002 NATS competition, New England and First Prize winner of the Liederkranz Wagner competition NYC, 2003.

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Repertoire

Repertoire Opera

Beethoven Fidelio Florestan
Berg Wozzeck Tambourmajor
Britten Peter Grimes Peter Grimes
Giordano Andrea Chénier Andrea Chénier
Hindemith Cardillac Offizier
Janacek Jenufa Laca
Krenek Der Diktator Der Offizier
Leoncavallo I Pagliacci Canio
Mozart Die Zauberflöte 1. Geharnischter
Prokofiev The Love for Three Oranges Prince
Puccini Il Tabarro Luigi
  La Bohème Rodolfo
  Manon Lescaut Des Grieux
  Turandot Calaf
Strauß, J. Wiener Blut Graf Zedlau
Strauss, R. Ariadne auf Naxos Tenor/Bacchus
  Elektra Aegisth
Verdi Otello Otello
  Stiffelio Raffaele
Wagner Das Rheingold Loge
  Der fliegende Holländer Erik
  Die Walküre Siegmund
  Götterdämmerung Siegfried
  Lohengrin Lohengrin
  Siegfried Siegfried
  Tristan und Isolde Tristan
Weber Der Freischütz Max
Weill Der Kuhhandel Juan Santos
Weinberger Wallenstein Max Piccolomini

Press

 

Aus einem Totenhaus / Oper Frankfurt / 03.04.18 / fr.de


"macht ihn auf dämonische Weise plastisch" 

Tristan und Isolde / Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin / 04.03.18 / opernschnipsel.de


"Wolfsteiner spielt und singt um sein Leben" 

Tristan und Isolde / Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin / 04.03.18 / opernfan.de


"sehr schöne Stimme [...] warmes, rundes Klangbild" 

Tristan und Isolde / Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin / 03.03.18 / oper-aktuell.info


"trumpfte mit unermüdlichen Stimmfontänen auf [...] Großartig!" 

Aus einem Totenhaus / Oper Frankfurt / 03.04.18 / Allgemeine Zeitung


"ein hauseigenes Ensemble, in dem [...] Vincent Wolfsteiner als Filka Morozov Herausragendes leiste[t]" 

Peter Grimes / Oper Frankfurt / 10.10.17 / fnp.de


"Allen voran überzeugt Vincent Wolfsteiner" 

Peter Grimes / Oper Frankfurt / 10.10.17 / fr.de


"lyrische Intensität [...] inbrünstige Wirkung" 

Peter Grimes / Oper Frankfurt / 09.10.17 / schmopera.com


"offered a strong role debut" 

Peter Grimes / Oper Frankfurt / 08.10.17 / musik-heute.de


"Zu Recht erhielt er [...] einhelligen Beifall" 
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