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Johannes Strauß (Tenor)

Born: Germany

The German tenor, Johannes Strauß [Strauss], received his musical education at the Hochschule für Musik in Würzburg. There he completed music education studies, efore he studied choral conducting with Professor Jörg Straube, music theory with Professor Dr. Christoph Wünsch and finally singing with Martin Hummel. He also experienced important artistic impulses through Margreet Honig, Frieder Bernius, Hermann Max and Gerold Huber.

Since 2010, Johannes Strauß regularly performs with the great tenor parts of the famous oratorios of Bach, George Frideric Handel, W.A. Mozart and Felix Mendelssohn in many cities of the Federal Republic of Germany. His sang his first operatic roles, such as Count Almaviva and Don Ottavio, in productions for children at the Nürnberger Staatsoper and the Alte Oper Frankfurt. He sang the roles of Quint in the opera The Turn of the Screw by Benjamin Britten and that of Ecclitico in Haydn's Il mondo della luna in Würzburg. In July 2015 W.A. Mozart's La finta giardiniera was also on his agenda in Würzburg.

Since 2015, Johannes Strauß has been a permanent member of the opera ensemble of the Stadttheater in Pforzheim, where he appeared as Kurt in Kurt Weill's Street Scene, as Tony in Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story, as Nero in Monteverdi's The Coronation of Poppea and as Count Boni In Kalman's Die Csardasfürstin . In the current season, Basilio and Don Curzio are on his agenda in W.A. Mozart's Figaro, Caramello in Strauss's A Night in Venice and the title role in L. Bernstein's Candide.

Since 2013, Johannes Strauß has been a scholarship of the Richard Wagner Association and since 2014 he has been teaching singing at the Hochschule für Musik in Lehrauftrag.

Source: Johannes Strauß Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (January 2017)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (January 2017)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Kensuke Ohira

Tenor

Audio (2012): BWV 159

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Johannes Strauß (Official Website) [Gereman]
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