Andreas Jankowitsch

Andreas Jankowitsch


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Early in his life, Vienna-born Andreas Jankowitsch learned how to play

the piano. He was soprano soloist at the Vienna Boys’ Choir and studied

organ, composition and singing at the Vienna University of Music with

Walter Berry, Robert Holl and Franz Lukasovsky. It was during his

studies that he joined the ensemble of the Salzburg Regional Theatre,

working together with Harry Kupfer and Stephane Deneve. Shortly after

his engagement in Salzburg, he has been singing at renowned

international theatres in Germany (Berlin, Darmstadt), Spain (Zaragossa,

 Valencia, Gijon, Bilbao), Italy (Udine, Pordenone), France (Lyon),

Austria (Festspiele Bregenz, Festspielhaus Salzburg) and in many other


Classical opera repertoire

Appearing as "Don Giovanni" inTobias Moretti’s opera debut in Bregenz,

Andreas Jankowitsch started his career as freelance singer. Numerous

engagements brought him to famous stages all over Europe. His

comprehensive opera repertoire includes works from Haydn (Buonafede),

Mozart (Leporello, Don Giovanni, Papageno, Guglielmo, Figaro), Beethoven

 (Don Pizarro), Lortzing (Baculus), Weber (Freischütz - Kaspar), Rossini

 (Bartolo, Basilio), Gounod (Mephisto), Puccini (Sharpless, Scarpia),

Offenbach (Villains), Debussy (Golaud), Strauss (Jochanaan), Janacek

(Jenufa), Smetana (The Bartered Bride - Krushina) to contemporary music

(Hindemith, Henze, Glanert und Aribert Reimann).

Contemporary operas

For Andreas Jankowitsch it is also important to perform modern music on a

 regular basis. In this genre, he has given virtuoso performances in

mono-operas including Grigori Frid´s "Letters of van Gogh", Wolfram

Wagner´s "Endlich Schluß" and Tsippi Fleischer´s "Cain and Abel". In

particular, he was praised by the critics for his title role in Wolfgang

 Mitterer’s comic opera “Baron Munchhausen”, which had its premiere

during the “Wien Modern” festival in 2011.

Concert singer

The experienced Viennese baritone is also a sought-after concert singer.

 He has performed in Joseph Haydn´s oratorios, Bach´s passions and

Mozart´s Requiem, as well as in works by Brahms and Verdi at the Wiener

Musikverein and the Konzerthaus Vienna, at the Carnegie Hall and the

Boston Symphony Hall.

Co-opertations with world-renowned stage directors, conductors and orchestras

In his relatively short career he has already worked together with

internationally acclaimed stage directors such as Harry Kupfer, Hans

Neuenfels, Karoline Gruber, Tobias Moretti, Thorsten Fischer and Keith

Warner. Under conductors including Stephane Deneve, Bertrand de Billy,

Ulf Schirmer, Franz Welser-Möst, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Bertrand de

Billy, Dennis Russell Davies, Gerd Albrecht, Claus Peter Flor, and many

more, Andreas Jankowitsch was accompanied by the Vienna Symphony, the

Cleveland Orchestra, the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Mozarteum

Orchestra Salzburg, the Orchèstre National de Lyon, the Ensemble

Contrapunkte, the Orchèstre National de Toulouse, the Concentus Musicus,

 the Symphony Orchestra Vorarlberg and the Brandenburg Collegium N.Y.

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