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Falk Struckmann

Falk Struckmann

Falk Struckmann made his début at the Bayreuth Festival in 1993 as Kurwenal in Heiner Müller’s production under Daniel Barenboim. In the following years he worked at the Staatsoper Berlin where he sang in new productions of Der fliegende Holländer, Lohengrin, Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Der Ring des Nibelungen, Parsifal, Fidelio and Elektra. He sang in numerous premieres at the Wiener Staatsoper, including Der Fliegende Holländer, Lohengrin, Die Frau ohne Schatten and Otello. In recent years he has been increasingly active at the Hamburg State Opera, where he sang Mathis der Maler, and later the whole Ring des Nibelungen.

Struckmann has appeared at the stages of the Wiener Staatsoper (Tosca, Parsifal, Othello, Salome), at the Staatsoper Hamburg (Rheingold, Walküre, Siegfried, Palestrina), at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan as Barak in Die Frau ohne Schatten and he made his role début as Gurnemanz in a new production of Parsifal at the Nederlandse Opera in Amsterdam under the baton of Iván Fischer.

Other performances include his celebrated role debut as Hagen in Die Götterdämmerung at the Wiener Staatsoper, and as Pizarro in a production of Fidelio at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan. He also performed at the Met in New York (Otello), the Bilbao Opera (Tosca), the Oper Frankfurt (Lohengrin), the Lyric Opera Chicago (Otello) and among others.  In 2016, Struckmann played Hunding in Die Walküre with the HK Phil. This year, he returns as Fafner in Siegfried.