Daniel Holzhauser made his Hamburg State Opera debut in 2019. In 2015, the baritone made his debut at Staatstheater Kassel, singing in a new production of Orff’s Der Mond. Since, he is a member of the ensemble until the summer of 2021. His repertoire includes Adonis in Blow’s Venus and Adonis, Junius in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, Graf Eberbach in Lortzing’s Der Wildschütz, Papageno in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Schaunard in Puccini’s La bohème, Steuermann in Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde.
While still a student, Daniel Holzhauser gained his first stage experiences at Theater Augsburg, where he was singing parts including Second Soldier in Korngold’s Violanta and Conte di Ceprano in Verdi’s Rigoletto. In 2014, he made his debuts at the International Contemporary Music Festival “Münchner Biennale” as well as at Staatstheater Braunschweig singing in Marko Nikodjevic’s world premiere Vivier. Ein Nachtprotokoll. In 2019, he made his debut at Staatsoper Hamburg.
In 2017, Daniel Holzhauser performed at Ingolstadt’s AUDI Sommerkonzerte, accompanied by Münchner Rundfunkorchester, and at Kasseler Musiktage. He performed under the baton of conductors including Francesco Angelico, Jörg Halubek, Constantin Trinks and Keri-Lynn Wilson.
In 2015, the German baritone performed Schubert’s Winterreise together with pianist Rudi Spring for the first time. His concert repertoire also includes Beethoven’s An die ferne Geliebte, Zebul in Handel’s Jephtha, Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen and Martin’s 6 Monologe aus Jedermann.
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Three questions to Daniel Holzhauser:
One composer: Richard Wagner.
What was your calling to become a singer? As a child, my dream job was actually being a lawyer, but after I first appeared on stage aged 16 singing Max Reger’s Waldeinsamkeit, the dream of becoming a singer never left me.
To be a singer – in three words: adrenaline, emotion, fun.