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Marius Rintzler (Bass)

Born: March 14, 1932 - Bucharest, Romania

The Romanian bass, Marius Rintzler, commenced his studies in Bucharest with courses in singing and composition.

Marius Rintzler made his professional debut at the Bucharest Opera and later became a member of the State Theatre in Dortmund in 1967. In his career Rintzler has sung in music festivals in numerous countries and has performed at Glyndebourne, the San Francisco Opera, the Deutsche Opera am Rheim and the Dallas Opera. He has appeared with eminent conductors such as Carlo Maria Giulini, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Pierre Boulez, Otmar Suitner, Daniel Barenboim, Nicola Rescigno, Herbert von Karajan, Hans Swarowsky and Bernard Haitink.

A versatile singer, Marius Rintzler often appeared on the opera stage in the USA and Europe. In opera his "typically slav" voice was heard as Alberich in Das Rheingold, Don Magnifico in La Cenerentola, Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro and Il Bonzo in Madama Butterfly.

Marius Rintzler's recordings include L.v. Beethoven's Missa Solemnis with Carlo Maria Giulini, Dmitri Shostakovich's Symphony no. 13 with Bernard Haitink, Ferruccio Busoni's Doktor Faust with Ferdinand Leitner, Bruckner's Mass no. 3 in f with Barenboim, Le Nozze di Figaro with Pritchard [video-recording], Mozart's Requiem with Frühbeck de Burgos and L.v. Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with Bernard Haitink.

Source: References incl. Booklet accompanying a complete recording of Bach's St. Matthew Passion (Concert Hall, SMST 2542); Ruud Janssen (February 2006)
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Eric Spicer (July 2001); Willem van Erk (June 2006)

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Karl Münchinger

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BWV 10

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BWV 244

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