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ALFRED MUFF

Alfred Muff is a regular guest at renowned opera houses and concert halls the world over. Born in Lucerne, he studied at Lucerne Conservatory and later at the Musikhochschule Berlin. His performances of the most varied of rôles from the baritone repertoire during his already long-term engagement by Zurich Opera House have drawn much attention from the public and press. International activities have led him to perform in concert with many celebrated orchestras and eminent conductors including Claudio Abbado, Herbert Blomstedt, James Conlon, Christoph von Dohnányi, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Eliahu Inbal, Erich Leinsdorf, Zubin Metha, Georges Prêtre, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Jeffrey Tate, Armin Jordan, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Sir Georg Solti, Horst Stein Gerd Albrecht and Franz Welser-Möst.

Alfred Muff’s career has included engagements with the Viennese State Opera, Bavarian State Opera, Hamburg State Opera, Dresden State Opera, L’Opéra de Paris, Bastille Opera House in Paris, German Opera Berlin, Staatsoper unter den Linden in Berlin, Cologne Opera, San Francisco Opera, Teatro del Liceu in Barcelona, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, NHK Tokyo, RAI Torino, as well as the music festivals in Taormina and Aix-en-Provence and the Vienna Festival Weeks. Alfred Muff sang the rôle of the old man in the highly acclaimed world première of Henze’s L’Upupa during the Salzburg Festival in 2003, performing the same rôle at the world premières of L’Upupa in Spain, Madrid and Lyon.

Alfred Muff dedicates a large portion of his time to concert repertoire in order to balance and complement his comprehensive stage activities. He has been a guest concert soloist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra dell’ Accademia di Sta Cecilia Roma, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande in Geneva, the Tonhalle Orchester Zurich, in the Vienna Concert House and Wiener Musikverein, the Brucknerhaus Linz, with the Bamberger Symphoniker and at the Lucerne and Prague Spring International Music Festivals.

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Albums featuring this artist are available for download from ClassicsOnline.com
Role: Classical Artist 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 
BEETHOVEN, L. van: Fidelio (Zurich Opera, 2008) (Blu-ray, HD) Opus Arte
OABD7040D
Opera DVD
BEETHOVEN, L. van: Fidelio (Zurich Opera, 2008) (NTSC) Opus Arte
OA1023D
Opera DVD
BEETHOVEN: Fidelio (Zurich Opera, 2004) (PAL) TDKDVD
DV-OPFID
Opera DVD
BERG, A.: Lulu (Zurich Opera, 2002) (NTSC) Arthaus Musik
101565
Opera DVD
DESSAU, P.: Haggada (Sung in German) (Albrecht) Capriccio
C10590-91
Choral - Secular
HARNONCOURT, N.: Opera Collection - BEETHOVEN, L. van Fidelio / WEBER, C.M. von: Der Freischütz / SCHUMANN, R.: Genoveva (Blu-ray) Arthaus Musik
108129
Opera DVD
HENZE: L'Upupa EuroArts
2053929
Opera DVD
HUMPERDINCK, E.: Hänsel und Gretel (Zurich Opera, 1999) (Blu-ray) Arthaus Musik
108135
Opera DVD
HUMPERDINCK, E.: Hansel und Gretel (Zurich Opera, 1999) (NTSC) Arthaus Musik
101536
Opera DVD
MAGIC MOMENTS OF OPERA (NTSC) (DVD Box Set) Arthaus Musik
107515
Opera DVD
SCHUBERT, F.: Alfonso und Estrella (Theater an der Wien, 1997) (NTSC) Naxos
2.110260
Opera DVD
SCHUMANN, R.: Genoveva (Zurich Opera, 2008) (Blu-ray, Full-HD) Arthaus Musik
101328
Opera DVD
SCHUMANN, R.: Genoveva (Zurich Opera, 2008) (NTSC) Arthaus Musik
101327
Opera DVD
STRAUSS, R.: Elektra (Zurich Opera, 2005) (Blu-ray, Full-HD) Arthaus Musik
108048
Opera DVD
STRAUSS, R.: Elektra (Zurich Opera, 2005) (Blu-ray, Full-HD) TDKDVD
DVBD-OPELEK
Opera DVD
STRAUSS, R.: Elektra (Zurich Opera, 2005) (NTSC) Arthaus Musik
107297
Opera DVD
STRAUSS, R.: Elektra (Zurich Opera, 2005) (NTSC) TDKDVD
DVWW-OPELEK
Opera DVD
WAGNER, R.: Fliegende Hollander (Der) Naxos
8.660025-26
Opera





 
 
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