Born in Dresden, Andreas Scheibner began his musical career in the Dresden Kreuzchor. Since 1983, he has been a soloist with the Sächsische Staatsoper in Dresden and has been appointed Kammersänger by the Ministry of Culture. He took part in the premier production of Death and the Maiden by Jonas Forsell at the Theatre Saint-Gall in Switzerland and has been invited to numerous European opera houses and festivals including the Theatre an der Wien for Henze’s Der Prinz von Homburg; La Monnaie in Brussels (Melot in Tristan und Isolde); the Schwetzingen Festival (Der Gute Gott von Manhattan by Adriana Hölszky and the Paris Opera (K. by Philippe Manoury and Frank in Die Fledermaus).
He has interpreted the title role in Wozzek in Marseille, Lille, Limoges, Reims, Rouen, Avignon and in Tel-Aviv. Last season, he sang the role of Ottokar in Freischütz in Limoges. Andreas Scheibner performs regularly in concert. This season, he has sung Mozart’s Mass in C minor and the oratorio Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher by Honegger with the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Bertrand de Billy and Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem with the Bach Academy of Stuttgart conducted by Hans-Christoph Rademann. In the course of previous seasons, he sang Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with the RAI Orchestra of Turin; The Creation by Haydn at the Berlin Konzerthaus, the Christmas Cantatas and the Christmas Oratorio by Bach with the Frauenkirche in Dresden, Beethoven’s Symphony no. 9 at the Festspielhaus in Salzburg, Mozart’s Coronation Mass with the Halle Staatskapelle and the Salzburg Camerata; Dvořák’s Stabat Mater with the Accademia Santa Cecilia in Rome; the War Requiem by Benjamin Britten at the Festspielhaus in Salzburg and at the Brucknerhaus in Linz. He has also performed the role of Alberich in a concert version of Das Reingold conducted by Kirill Petrenko at the Accademia Santa Cecilia and the Christmas Oratorio at the Sächsische Staatskappelle conducted by Christian Thielemann.
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