Michael Pflumm

Michael Pflumm

Tenor

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2017Zandonai: Romeo e GiuliettaGiulietta
2016Schönberg: Moses und AronJüngling
2016Bernstein: West Side StoryTony
2015Bernstein: West Side StoryTony
2015Mozart: Die ZauberflöteMonostatos
2015Weill: Der SilberseeLotterieagent
2015Schönberg: Moses und AronJunger Mann, Jüngling
2015Martinů: Arianebouroun
2015Schönberg: Moses und AronJüngling
2015Dove: Mansfield ParkHenry Crawford
2015Tchaikovsky: Anna KareninaLewin
2014Strauss R.: ElektraJunger Diener
2014Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 2, Op. 52, B-flat major (Lobgesang)Tenor
2014Berg: WozzeckAndres
2014Bernstein: West Side StoryTony
2014Emmerich Kálmán: Arizona LadyChester
2014Mozart: Die ZauberflöteMonostatos
2014Strauss R.: ElektraEin junger Diener
2014Berg: WozzeckAndrès
2013Rossini: Petite Messe SolennelleTenor
2013Strauss J.: Die FledermausGabriel von Eisenstein
2013Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades (Pique Dame or Pikovaya Dama)Tschekalinsky
2013Weill: Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt MahagonnyFatty der Prokurist
2013Toch: Die Prinzessin auf der ErbsePrinz
2013Monteverdi: Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patriaTelemaco
2013Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades (Pique Dame or Pikovaya Dama)Chekalinsky
2013Offenbach: Les Contes d'HoffmannAndrès/Cochenille/Frantz/Pitichinaccio
2012Britten: Peter GrimesBob Boles
2012Handel: Saul, HWV 53Jonathan
2012Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelWitch / Knusperhexe
2012Offenbach: Les Contes d'HoffmannAndrès, Cochenille, Frantz, Nathanael, Pitichinaccio
2012Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilègesVieillard, Théière
2012Strauss R.: Salome2. Jude
2012Verdi: RigolettoMatteo Borsa
2012Weill: Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt MahagonnyFatty
2012Weill: Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt MahagonnyJack, Toby Higgins
2012Wagner: ParsifalEsquire III
2011Leoncavallo: PagliacciBeppe
2011Loewe: My Fair LadyFreddy
2011Mozart: IdomeneoArbace
2011Lehár: PaganiniPimpinelli
2011Offenbach: La belle HélèneMenelaos
2011Strauss R.: Frau ohne Schatten, Op. 65Jüngling
2010Schwemmer: Robin HoodDaniel
2010Bellini: NormaFlavio
2009Janáček:From the House of the DeadAljeja
2009Schönberg: Moses und AronJunger Mann, Jüngling
2009Rossini: Il turco in ItaliaAlbazar
2009Wagner: Parsifal3. Knappe
2008Monteverdi: Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patriaTelemaco
2008Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem SerailPedrillo
2008McNelly: Master ClassTenor
2008Johnson: Four Note OperaTenor
2008Lortzing: Die OpernprobeAdolph von Reinthal
2008Weber: Der FreischützMax
2008Strauss, J.: Der ZigeunerbaronOttokar
2007Thomas Arne: The mas of AlfredAlfred

Bio

2016/17 will lead the tenor as Romeo in Riccardo Zandonai's Giulietta e Romeo to the STAATSTHEATER BRAUNSCHWEIG, as Tony in West Side Story to the STAATSTHEATER SAARBRÜCKEN, as well as Jorge in the world premiere La ciudad de las mentiras back to the TEATRO REAL MADRID. In recent seasons Michael Pflumm appeared as Junger Diener in Patrice Chéreau's staging of Elektra at the TEATRO ALLA SCALA MILAN, in Romeo Castellucci's staging of Moses und Aron at the OPÈRA NATIONAL DE PARIS, as well as at the TEATRO REAL MADRID (Youth and Naked Youth), as Tony (West Side Story), Fatty (Rise and Fall of the City Mahagonny), Young Man/Youth (Moses and Aron), as well as in Kálmán's Arizona Lady at the KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN, as Prince (Ernst Toch: The Princess and the Pea) at the SEMPEROPER DRESDEN, as Gabriel von Eisenstein (Die Fledermaus), Beppe (Pagliacci), Knusperhexe (Hansel and Gretel), Jonathan (Saul), Bob Boles (Peter Grimes) at the THEATER BIELEFELD, as Telemaco (Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria), Aljeja (From the house of the dead), Jüngling/Junger Mann (Moses und Aron) at the DEUTSCHE OPER AM RHEIN DÜSSELDORF, as Freddy (My Fair Lady) at the THEATER BASEL and the MENUHIN-FESTIVAL GSTAAD, as Tschekalinsky (Pique Dame), Jack/Tobby Higgins (Rise and Fall of the City Mahagonny) at the THEATER FREIBURG, as Arbace (Idomeneo) at the THEATER BREMEN, further as Lewin (Anna Karenina), Freddy (My Fair Lady) and in Jonathan Dove's Mansfield Park (German premiere) at the STAATSTHEATER BRAUNSCHWEIG. Other highlights were Andres in Berg's Wozzeck in GLASGOW with the BBC SCOTTISH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA and Donald Runnicles, further Weill's Silver Lake under the baton of Iván Fischer at the KONZERTHAUS BERLIN, with Martin Brabbins and the DEUTSCHES-SYMPHONIE-ORCHESTER in the BERLINER PHILHARMONIE. An advocate for contemporary music and as a guest of the NEUE VOCALSOLISTEN STUTTGART he has sung in LA MONNAIE BRUSSELS, CASA DA MUSICA PORTO, at the FESTIVAL NOUS SONS BARCELONA, PRINTEMPS DES ARTS MONACO, FESTIVAL MUSICA STRASBOURG, SAGRA MUSICALE UMBRIA as well as the RAVELLO FESTIVAL and worked with ensembles like the Klangforum Wien, or the Bamberger Symphoniker. Other concert appearances and Liederabende have led Michael Pflumm to Switzerland, France, Austria and South Korea. Michael Pflumm, born in the South of Germany (Hechingen/Hohenzollern) is a graduate of Freiburg University of Music where he studied with Reginaldo Pinheiro and completed his private training with Bernhard Gärtner in Stuttgart.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Zandonai: Romeo e Giulietta Giulietta Immediately Staatstheater Braunschweig und Staatsorchester Braunschweig 2017
Schönberg: Moses und Aron Jüngling Immediately Teatro Real de Madrid 2016
Bernstein: West Side Story Tony 1 Day Saarländisches Staatstheater 2016
Bernstein: West Side Story Tony Immediately Komische Oper 2015
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Monostatos Immediately Komische Oper 2015