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Daniel Böhm (Baritone)

Born: Mannheim, Germany

The German baritone, Daniel Böhm, apart from German and Italian, studied singing with Dieter Heistermann, Ruth Grünhagen, Professor Hanno Blaschke and at the Mainz Conservatory.

After receiving the Federal Prize of "Jugend musiziert" (young musician), Daniel Böhm performed roles as Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Masetto (Don Giovanni), Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas), Homonay (Der Zigeunerbaron), Jaquino (Fidelio), Misgir (Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's Snégourotschka), Kammerherr (Igor Stravinsky's Le Rossignol), Bertolucci (Offenbach's II Signor Fagotto) or Roderick (Debussy's La chute de la maison Usher), and participated in concerts in Paris, Berlin, Karlsruhe, Regensburg, Aachen, Mainz, Hannover, at the Ètè musical Lyrica in Saverne, at the Flanders Festival in Belgium, at the Theater Oberhausen, at the Nationaltheater Mannheim, at the Brussels Opera, at the Zwingenberg Festival and at the Opera of Essen (Hanswurst in Haydn's Die Feuersbrunst).

Daniel Böhm's concert repertoire includes beside several Bach Cantatas such as the solo Cantata Ich habe genug (BWV 82), Ein Deutsches Requiem and Vier ernste Gesänge by Johannes Brahms, the Requiem of Gabriel Fauré, Dixit Dominus by George Frideric Handel, several Mozart and Haydn Masses, a Lieder repertoire with the emphasis on Alban Berg, Cornelius, Felix Mendelssohn, Schubert, Robert Schumann, Richard Strauss and Wolf as well as several works of modern composers.

From 1996 to 1999 Daniel Böhm was member of the Opernstudio of the Deutschen Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf-Duisburg. He has co-operated with the conductors Günther Albers, Andreas Arneke, Tobias Breitner, Wen-Pin Chien, Francis Corke, Francesco Corti, Jonathan Darlington, Guido Hartzen, J. David Jackson, Franz Klee, Wolfram Koloseus, Otto Lamade, Ira Levin, Julio Malaval, Jun Märkl, Volkmar Olbrich, Guido Johannes Rumstadt, Jochen Schaaf, Andreas Schlingensiepen, Marius Stieghorst, Jan Roloef Wolthuis and others, and with the directors Karin Mauksch, Christine Mielitz, Elke Schmid, Francois de Carpentries, Fritz Groß, Rainer Holzapfel, Joachim Rathke, Hermann Schneider, Christian Tombeil, Pierre-Jean Valentin and others.

Source: Theater Schauspiel-Oper Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (June 2005)
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Aryeh Oron (June 2005)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Guido Harzen


BWV 248/4-6

Harald Nickoll


BWV 27, BWV 105

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Daniel Böhm (Theater Schauspiel-Oper) [German]


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