Vincenzo NERI
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The young German baryton Vincenzo Neri was born in Hamburg in 1992. Only 8 years old he started to sing in the Choir of Hamburg St.Nikolai. There his musical education started. Even before change of voice he sang his first soli at Hamburg Allee Theater and Hamburg Staatsoper (Henze’s “We come to the river” under the baton of Ingo Metzmacher). In 2005 he sang Erster Knabe/“Die Zauberflöte“ at Oper Kiel.

After change of voice – now baryton – he became member of the celebrated Harvestehuder Kammerchor. He started to study with Prof. Günter Binge and became in contact with Prof. Dr. Bernd Weikl, who started to support him artistically.

Besides singing his first “Weihnachtsoratorium” at Hamburg St Michael he sang his first Zar/”Zar und Zimmermann” at Lübeck’s young opera. In 2012 he sang Morales/”Carmen” at Berlin Festival (stage director: Volker Schlöndorff),

Starting September 2012 he was member of Hamburg Staatsoper’s opera studio, where he sang up to 50 performances per season including Belcore/”L’Elisire d’amore”, Dominik/”Arabella” and many more.

2015 he made his debut with Ottokar/”Der Freischütz” at ‘JOPERA’ – the opera festival Jennersdorf – stage director: Brigitte Fassbaender.

With season 2015/16 he became member of the Young Artists’ Programm of Berlin Staatsoper and guest in Opera Halle and Vlaamse Opera. In summer 2017 he had an emotional success with his first Conte/”Nozze di Figaro” at Bregenz Festival.

Starting season 2017/18 he is member of Staatstheater Braunschweig, where he will sing roles like Albert/”Werther” and Father/”Hänsel und Gretel” for the first time. Future plans include his return to Vlaamse Opera.


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