KONSTANTIN WOLFF
General Management
Konstantin Wolff studied with D. Litaker at the University of Music in Karlsruhe, Germany, and won first prize in the Mendelssohn Competition in 2004.

Opera appearances include Mercurio in L'incoronazione di Poppea at the Opéra de Lyon, Britten’s Midsummer Night's Dream and Curlew River at the Opéra de Lyon and in Athens, Caronte in L'Orfeo and Sprecher in Die Zauberflöte in Aix-en-Provence, Silvano in La Calisto and Benoît Mernier’s Frühlings Erwachen, both at La Monnaie in Brussels, Achilla in Giulio Cesare at the Gottingen Handel Festival, Orbazzano in Tancredi and Garibaldo in Rodelinda, both at Theater an der Wien, and L'abbé in Gesualdo by Marc-André Dalbavie at Oper Zurich.

More recently, he sang the role of Don Fernando in a concert performance of Fidelio at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Garibaldo in Handel’s Rodelinda with Il Pomo d’Oro at Versailles and the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées Paris, Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Opéra national de Montpellier, Conte in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Volksoper Wien, Zoroastro in Orlando at La Monnaie, Don Alfonso in Cosi fan tutte at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden and Konzerthaus Dortmund, Plutone in Sasha Waltz’ production of Monteverdi's Orfeo at Staatsoper Berlin, in Bergen, Baden-Baden and Lille and Le Grand Prètre in Rameau’s Castor et Pollux at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse.

Konstantin Wolff regularly works with leading baroque ensembles, such as Concerto Köln, Freiburger Barockorchester, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Balthasar-Neumann-Ensemble, Kammerorchester Basel, Les Arts Florissants, Les Musiciens du Louvre, Le Cercle de l’Harmonie, Orchestra of the 18th Century, La Scintilla, and renowned symphony orchestras like the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, WDR RSO, NDR RPO, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, Wiener Symphoniker, Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, Orchestre des Champs-Elysées, Orchestre National de Radio France, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Zürcher Kammer­orchester and the Orchestra del RAI Turin.

His concert repertoire ranges from Handel and Bach to Brahms', Dvorak’s and Fauré’s Requiems and Mahler's Wunderhornlieder. Recent engagements include Mozart’s Vesperae solennes de Confessore with Ivan Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra, Beethoven’s Symphony Nr. 9 with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Vasily Petrenko and with the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Mozart’s Requiem with the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie and Peter Dijkstra, Bach’s Weihnachts-Oratorium and Matthäus-Passion with the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin (recorded for Harmonia Mundi), Handel’s Belshazzar with the RIAS Kammerchor, Bach’s H-moll Messe and Handel’s Messiah on tour with Les Arts Florissants, Mozart’s Krönungsmesse at the Festival de Beaune, Telemann programmes with Andrea Marcon at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, and Christus in JS Bach’s Markus-Passion with Jordi Savall in Barcelona, Versailles and Paris and Bach’s Johannes-Passion with John Butt and the Dunedin Consort at the BBC PROMS.

Konstantin Wolff has worked with conductors such as Nikolaus Harnoncourt, René Jacobs, Jérémie Rohrer, Andrew Manze, Emmanuel Krivine, Alan Curtis, Claudio Abbado, Sir Simon Rattle, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Riccardo Chailly, Manfred Honeck, Marc Minkowski, Teodor Currentzis, Pablo Heras-Casado, Nicolas McGegan, Helmuth Rilling and Michael Schönwandt.

In recital, he has performed throughout Germany, France, Switzerland and Austria, including the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg.

Recordings include his recital disc Victor Hugo en Musique for Harmonia Mundi, Beethoven’s Symphony No 9 with Emmanuel Krivine (Naïve), Bach’s Weihnachts-Oratorium with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig under Riccardo Chailly (Decca) and the Dunedin Consort (Linn Records), Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte with Teodor Currentzis and Musica Aeterna (Sony Classical) and Don Giovanni (Masetto) with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Yannick Nézet-Séguin for Deutsche Grammophon.

Engagements in 2019/20 include Don Alfonso in concert performances of Cosi fan tutte, conducted by Teodor Currentzis, at Musikfest Bremen, Konzerthaus Wien and the Lucerne Festival, Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium and Johannes-Passion with Jordi Savall in Barcelona, Versailles and Paris and Bach’s Messe in h-moll with the Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España Madrid, conducted by David Afkam.
 
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Opera
ComposerWork
BrittenCurlew RiverAbbot
BrittenMidsummernight's DreamSnug
CavalliLa CalistoSilvano
DalbavieGesualdoL'Abbé
HändelGuilio CesareAchilla
HändelRodelindaGaribaldo
HändelOrlandoZoroastro
KeiserNebucadnezarAspagus
MernierFrülings ErwachenDer vermummte Herr, Vater
MonteverdiL’incoronazione di PoppeaMercurio
MonteverdiOrfeoPlutone
MozartDon GiovanniMasetto
MozartLe Nozze di FigaroFigaro, Conte
MozartDie ZauberföteSprecher
MozartCosi fan tutteAlfonso
PurcellKing ArthurCold Genius
RameauCastor et PolluxLe Grand-Prêtre de Jupiter
RossiniTancrediOrbazzano
StraussDaphne1. Schäfer
TelemannDer moderne Liebhaber DamonLaurindo
VerdiLa TraviataMarchese d'Obigny

Weihnachts-Oratorium / J.S. Bach

Gewandhausorchester
Dresdner Kammerchor
Cond: Riccardo Chailly
Decca Classics

 

W.A. Mozart: Die Zauberflöte

Akademie für Alte Musik, Rias Kammerchor
René Jacobs, cond
with Marlis Petersen, Daniel Behle, Sunhae Im, Marcos Fink, Inga Kalna, Konstantin Wolff, Isabelle Druet et al
harmonia mundi (HMC902068/70)

L.van Beethoven: Symphonie Nr.9

La Chambre Philharmonique
Emanuel Krivine, cond
with Sinead Mulhern, Carolin Masur, Dominik Wortig, Konstantin Wolff
Naive (9614387)

F. Martin: Golgotha

Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Capella Amsterdam, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir
Daniel Reuss, cond
harmonia mundi

G.F. Händel: Alexander’s feast

Kölner Kammerchor, Collegium Cartusianum
Peter Neumann, cond
with Simone Kermes, Virgil Hartinger, Konstantin Wolff
Carus (1044404)

Lieder “Sturm und Drang” / F. Schubert

Caroline Melzer, soprano
Konstantin Wolff, bass-bariton
Ulrich Eisenlohr, piano
Naxos (7577250)

Victor Hugo en Musique

Trung Sam, piano

G.F.Händel: Israel in Egypt

Vocalensemble Rastatt, Les Favorites
Holger Speck, cond
with Antonia Bourve, Cornelia Winter, Terry Wey, Jan Kobow, Konstantin Wolff, Markus Flaig et al
Carus (9585360)

G.F.Händel: Orlando (DVD)

 La Scintilla" Orchester der Oper Zürich
William Christie, cond
Jens daniel Herzog, director
with Marijana Mijanovic, Martina Jankova, Katharina Peetz, Christina Clark, Konstantin Wolff
Arthaus Musik (7347285)

L.Spohr: Die letzten Dinge ("Apocalypse")

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Kammerchor Stuttgart
Frieder Bernius, cond
with Johanna Winkel, Sophie Harmsen, Andreas Weller, Konstantin Wolff
Carus (5654885)

J.S. Bach: Markus-Passion

La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Le Concert des Nations
Jordi Savall, cond
with David Szigetvari, Marta Matheu, Raffaele Pe, Reinoud van Mechelen, Konstantin Wolff
AliaVox (8958976)

J.S.Bach: Magnificat D-Dur BWV 243

Concerto Köln, Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Peter Dijkstra, cond
with Christina Landshamer, Diana Haller, Maarten Engeltjes, Maximilian Schmitt, Konstantin Wolff
BRKlassik (1538930)

J.S.Bach: Weihnachtsoratorium

Dunedin Consort
John Butt, cond
with Mary Bevan, Joanne Lunn, Clare Wilkinson, Ciara Hendrick, Nicholas Mulroy, Thomas Hobbs, Matthew Brook, Konstantin Wolff,
Linn (4900304)

G.Ph.Telemann: Passions-Oratorium TWV 5:2 "Das selige Erwägen"

Freiburger Barockorchester
Gottfried von der Goltz, cond
with Anna Lucia Richter, Hanna Zumsande, Colin Balzer, Peter Harvey, Konstantin Wolff
Aparte (8120085)

Ferdinand Ries: Die Räuberbraut

WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, WDR Rundfunkchor Köln
Howard Griffiths, cond
with Ruth Ziesak, Julia Borchert, Konstantin Wolff, Yorck Felix Speer et al
CPO (4916780)

J.S.Bach: Missae Breves BWV 232-236

Ensemble Pygmalion
Raphael Pichon, cond
with Eugenie Warner, Anna Reinhold, Carlos Mena, Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro, Konstantin Wolff, Magid El-Bushra, Sydney Fierro, Terry Wey, Christian Immler
Alpha (2811354)

Johann Sebastian Bach: Missa 1733

Ensemble Pygmalion
Raphael Pichon, cond
with Eugénie Warnier, Anna Reinhold, Carlos Mena, Emiliano Gonzalez Toro, Konstantin Wolff
Alpha (2906848)

G.B.Pergolesi: Septem Verba a Christo

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Rene Jacobs, cond
with Sophie Karthäuser, Christophe Dumaux, Julian Behr, Konstantin Wolff
harmonia mundi (2909881)

J.S.Bach: Matthäus-Passion

Staats- und Domchor Berlin, RIAS Kammerchor, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Rene Jacobs, cond
with Werner Güra, Johannes Weisser, Sunhae Im, Bernarda Fink, Topi Lehtipuu, Konstantin Wolff
harmonia mundi (3111737)

H.Purcell: Harmonia Sacra (Divine Hymns & Dialogues)

Les Arts Florissants
William Christie, cond
with Paul Agnew, Thomas Michael Allen, Hannah Morrison, Claire Debono, Konstantin Wolff
Virgin (3706220)

G.F.Händel: Joshua

Kölner Kammerchor, Collegium Cartusianum
Peter Neumann, cond
with James Gilchrist, Konstantin Wolff, Myung-Hee Hyun, Alex Potter, Georg Poplutz
MDG (5903893)

KONSTANTIN WOLFF: W.A. Mozart, Le Nozze Di Figaro, Non più andrai

KONSTANTIN WOLFF: J. Haydn, Die Jahreszeiten, Seht auf die breiten Wiesen hin

KONSTANTIN WOLFF: J.S. Bach, Weihnachts-Oratorium, Grosser Herr, o starker König

KONSTANTIN WOLFF: F. Schubert, Prometheus

Live recording 2012

KONSTANTIN WOLFF: F. Liszt, Über allen Gipfeln ist Ruh

Live recording 2012

KONSTANTIN WOLFF: G. Mahler, Selbstgefühl

Live recording 2012

KONSTANTIN WOLFF: G. Fauré, L'absent

"[...] den feinsinnig-fiesen Alfonso von Konstantin Wolff [...]."
nzz.ch, W.A. Mozart, Cosi fan tutte - Lucerne Festival (MusicAeterna, Currentzis), September 2019
"Das eigentliche Musiktheater trugen der Dirigent und sein hier formidables Sängerensemble. [...] Konstantin Wolff ergänzte stimmlich nobel als jugendlicher Don Alfonso."
heute-nachrichten.eu, W.A. Mozart, Cosi fan tutte - Wiener Konzerthaus (MusicAeterna, Currentzis), September 2019
"[...] Konstantin Wolff singt den zynischen Philosophen mit elegantem, grau-melierten Bass-Bariton[...]."
Osnabrücker Zeitung, W.A. Mozart, Cosi fan tutte - Musikfest Bremen (MusicAeterna, Currentzis), September 2019
"Bass-baritone Konstantin Wolff was particularly striking, singing out with authority."
The Arts Desk, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic - Beethoven Symphony no 9, September 2016
"Exzellent auch das übrige Ensemble: Konstantin Wolff mit klangvollem und zugleich koloraturen-gewandtem Bass als Zoroastro".
Opernwelt, La Monnaie, Brussels - Orlando, June 2012

Konstantin Wolff

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Konstantin Wolff

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