Patrick Schramm

Patrick Schramm

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2016Puccini: La BohèmeColline
2016Strauss R.: SalomeSecond Soldier
2012Strauss R.: SalomeSecond Soldier
2012Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di PoppeaSoldato pretoriano II / Liberto / Console
2012Janáček : The Cunning Little VixenBadger
2012Berlioz: Les TroyensTrojan Soldier
2011Puccini: La Fanciulla del WestJim Larkens
2011Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di PoppeaSeneca / Littore
2011Verdi: MacbethAraldo
2010Verdi: OtelloMontano
2009Mozart: Die ZauberflöteSarastro
2009Strauss R.: SalomeFirst Soldier
2009Berg: WozzeckFirst Apprentice (1. Handwerksbursche)
2007Verdi: La TraviataGrenvil
2006Puccini: ToscaCesare Angelotti
2005Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di PoppeaSeneca / Littore
2005Verdi: FalstaffPistola
2005Strauss R.: ElektraDer Pfleger des Orest
2005Mozart: Die Zauberflöte2. Geharnischter


The German Bass, Patrick Schramm, studied at the Conservatory in Mannheim with Prof. Rudolf Piernay and followed master classes with Cornelius Reid (New York), Mikael Eliasen (Curtis Institute Philadelphia) and Claudia Eder. Patrick Schramm was a finalist of the Bundeswettbewerb Gesang 2002 and prize winner of the International competition Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg, where he made his debut as Sarastro in Mozart&rsquos Zauberflöte in 2004. In 2005 Patrick Schramm was chosen to represent Germany in the renowned competition BBC Cardiff Singer of the World. In past seasons he interpreted the role of Sancho Panza in Massenet’s Don Quichotte as well as a Monk in Tea by Tan Dun at the Nederlandse Opera in Amsterdam and at the Opera of Tokyo. During the season 2005/2006 Patrick Schramm was a member of the ensemble of the Staatstheater Darmstadt where he performed the roles of: Caronte in Monteverdi’s Orfeo, Seneca in Monteverdi’s L ́incoronazione di Poppea, Pistola in Verdi’s Falstaff and Superintendent in Britten’s Albert Herring. He made his debut at the Staatsoper Berlin as Angeloti in Puccini’s Tosca as well as Otto in Frühlingserwachen at the Théàtre Royale de la Monnaie in Brussels. He sang Dottore Grenvil in La Traviata at the Nationaltheater Mannheim and the role of Julian Pinelli in Die Gezeichneten at De Nederlandse Opera. Recent engagements include Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Littore in L’incoronazione di Poppea at L'Opéra de Dijon and L'Opéra de Lille, 2nd Soldier in Salome at La Monnaie in Brussels, 1st Soldier in Strauss’ Salome at the Liceu in Barcelona, 1e Handwerksbursch in Wozzeck at the Opera Bastille in Paris, Otto in Frühlingserwachen at the Opera National du Rhin in Strasbourg, Montano in Verdi’s Otello with the Saturday Matinee Series of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Littore & Tribune in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Glyndebourne Festival and The Badger in The Cunning Little Vixen, 2nd Soldier in Strauss’ Salome, Jim Larkens in Puccini’s La Fanciulla de West and 2ieme Sentinelle in Berlioz’ Les Troyens all with De Nederlandse Opera in Amsterdam. In 2016 he sang Colline in Bohème at Festival Opera in New Zealand as well as 2nd soldier in Salome at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen in a production of Stefan Herheim. Patrick Schramm had the honour to work with conductors Carlo Rizzi, Sylvain Cambreling, Helmuth Rilling, Adam Fischer, Stephan Blunier, Ingo Metzmacher,  Stefan Soltesz and Emanuelle Haim as well as directors like Robert Carsen, Stefan Herheim, Christoph Marthaler, Vincent Boussard, Peter Konwitschny, Achim Freyer and Guy Joosten.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: La Bohème Colline 1 week Festival Opera New Zealand 2016
Strauss R.: Salome Second Soldier 1 week Royal Danish Opera (Det Kongelige Teater) 2016
Strauss R.: Salome Second Soldier 1 week La Monnaie Brussels 2012
Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea Soldato pretoriano II / Liberto / Console 1 week Opéra de Lille 2012
Janáček : The Cunning Little Vixen Badger 1 week Dutch National Opera 2012