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Michael Volle (Baritone)

Born: 1960, Freudenstadt, Germany

Nationality: German

Michael Volle is a German operatic baritone. After engagements at several German and Swiss opera houses, he has worked freelance since 2011. While he first appeared in Mozart roles such as Guglielmo, Papageno and Don Giovanni, he moved on to title roles such as Verdi's Falstaff, Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin and Alban Berg's Wozzeck. He has performed at major opera houses in Europe and the Metropolitan Opera, in roles including Mandryka in Arabella and Hans Sachs in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. His awards include Singer of the Year by Opernwelt and Der Faust.

Further Reading: Michael Volle

 Recording of the Week, Wagner's Die Meistersinger from Bayreuth, directed by Barrie Kosky

Katherine reviews the Australian director's complex but illuminating 2017 production, which places the composer himself at the heart of the action.

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