The German tenor, Hans Jörg Mammel, was born and educated in Stuttgart, where he received his first singing lessons as a member of the Stuttgarter Hymnus-Chorknaben. Initially he studied law before entering Hochschule für Musik Freiburg to study singing with Winfried Toll, Professor Werner Hollweg and Professor Ingeborg Most. He has taken part in vocal master-classes with Barbara Schlick, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and James Wagner, as well as a master-class in authentic performance practice with Reinhard Goebel.
Hans Jörg Mammel has performed as a concert singer throughout Germany and abroad; including the leading music festivals in Utrecht, Schwetzingen, Potsdam, Schleswig-Holstein, Jerusalem, Breslau, Brügge, Brussels and Vienna. Renowned conductors he has worked with include Ivor Bolton Pierre Cao, Marcus Creed, Iván Fischer, Alexander Ferdinand Grychtolik, Thomas Hengelbrock, Philippe Herreweghe, Kay Johannsen, Konrad Junghänel, Roderich Kreile, Sigiswald Kuijken, Rudolf Lutz, Hermann Max, Philippe Pierlot, Hans-Christoph Rademann, Christoph-Andreas Schäfer, Rolf Schweizer, Masaaki Suzuki, Markus Teutschbein, Jos van Veldhoven, Jochen Woll, and Hans Zender.
In opera Hans Jörg Mammel has appeared as a guest artist with the Berlin State Opera Unter den Linden, Städtischen Bühnen Freiburg, Theater Koblenz, and at Munich Opera Festival and Vienna Festwochen. He sang the title role in Monteverdis Orfeo in Iceland with considerable personal success. In 2008 Mammel performed the title role in W.A. Mozart's La clemenza di Tito at the Opéra de Normandie in Rouen.
Hans Jörg Mammel also is in great demand as a Lieder singer. As well as the renowned song cycles of the Romantic period, he has particular interest in the composers the 20th century and the Second Berlin School: in song recitals he has introduced the public to unknown works by Carl Friedrich Zelter, Johann Friedrich Reichardt, Johann Peter Abraham Schulz and Robert Franz. He has participated in premieres of works by Karlheinz Stockhausen. He has recorded many of these works on CD, as well as the song cycle Die schöne Müllerin in the version for tenor and guitar, which received high critical acclaim. Numerous CD recordings document his versatile activities.