Curriculum Vitae

Munich-based Bass-Baritone Florian Dengler performs regularly in all branches of classical singing: opera, concert and lied. His present focus lies on Mozart and the oratorios of Bach and Haendel.

As a soloist in oratorio, he is a regular guest at the International Bach-festival Hesse and Thuringia. He also works with renowned choirs such as the Frankfurter Konzertchor, the Schwäbischer Oratorienchor and the Arcis-Vocalisten Munich and orchestras such as the Bavarian Rundfunkorchester and the Virtuosi Brunensis.

On the opera stage, Florian Dengler has already sung Guglielmo (Cosi fan tutte), Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro), Papageno (Zauberflöte), Dr.Falke (Fledermaus), Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas), Schaunard (La Boheme), Harlekin (Ariadne auf Naxos) and  Marullo (Rigoletto). He has also performed in contemporary operas and world premieres.

As a recital singer, Florian Dengler concentrates mainly on German Romanticism. With his piano partner Stefan Wolitz he has, over the last years, performed the three big Schubert song cycles, all of which were very positively acknowledged by the press.

Florian Dengler studied classical singing with Professor Fenna Kuegel-Seifried  at the Music Conservatory of Nuremberg-Augsburg. There he was also member of the lied-class of Rudolph Jansen and the oratorio-class of Professor Hans-Joachim Beyer. In the course of his studies, he not only took part in opera productions of his own university, but was also engaged as a guest singer at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and the Theaterakademie August Everding in Munich. In addition to that he has sung with numerous free opera companies, namely the Opera incognita, the lyrisches Opernensemble Dachau and the Puchheimer Taschenoper. He furthermore received a scholarship from the Oper Schloss Laubach.

During and after his studies, Florian Dengler took part in numerous master classes, for example with Brigitte Fassbaender, Lilian Sukis, Udo Reinemann, Prof. Rudolph Piernay, Prof. Gerd Uecker as well as Prof. Brian Zeger and Prof. Margo Garrett (Juillard School, New York).

Florian Dengler is also a voice teacher at the University of Augsburg. Furthermore, he coaches the singers of various choirs such as the University-choir of Munich, the Carl-Orff-Chor Marktoberdorf, the Schwäbischen Oratorienchor and the Schwäbische Chorakademie.

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