Benjamin Russell

Baritone
Irish baritone Benjamin Russell studied in Dublin and was a member of the Zurich Opera studio. He sang his first roles at the Royal Opera House in Dublin and performed at the Aldeburgh Festival as a scholarship holder of the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme (Junius in “The Rape of Lucretia”, amongst others). He was a finalist in the 2010 s‘Hertogenbosch International Vocal Competition and performed at Zurich Opera in productions like “Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District”. Previous roles in Wiesbaden include Malatesta (“Don Pasquale”), Schaunard (“La bohème”), Maximilian (“Candide”), One-Armed Man in “Die Frau ohne Schatten”, Shchelkalov in “Boris Godunov” and Captain Haudy in “Die Soldaten”. This season, he will take the stage as Swallow in "Peter Grimes", Donner in "Das Rheingold", Papageno in "Die Zauberflöte", Dr. Falke in "Die Fledermaus", Figaro in "Le nozze di Figaro", as well as reprising his role as the One-Armed Man in "Frau ohne Schatten". During the 2017/18 season, he will take the stage as Brétigny in "Manon", Wolfram von Eschenbach in "Tannhäuser", Count Dominik in "Arabella", Silvano in "Un ballo in maschera", Masetto in "Don Giovanni" and once again Papageno. In addition, he will appear as soloist in Bach'sCantate "Ich habe genug" as part of the 6th Symphony Concert.

Productions

Fritz Kothner in »Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg«
Masetto in »Don Giovanni«
Masetto in »Don Giovanni«
Tempo, Consiglio in »Rappresentatione di Anima et di Corpo«
Silvano in »Un Ballo in maschera«
Silvano in »Un ballo in maschera«
Baritone in »WIR 6«
Count Dominik in »Arabella«
Wolfram von Eschenbach in »Tannhäuser«
Wolfram von Eschenbach in »Tannhäuser«
Monsieur de Brétigny in »Manon«
Papageno in »Die Zauberflöte«
Sharpless in »Madama Butterfly«
Maximilian in »Candide«

Gallery

Photo: Karl & Monika Forster
Das Rheingold
Margarete Joswig, Benjamin Russell, Jugendchor des Hessischen Staatstheaters Wiesbaden
Photo: Karl & Monika Forster
Die Fledermaus
Benjamin Russell
Photo: Karl & Monika Forster
Die Fledermaus
Benjamin Russell
Photo: Karl-Bernd Karwasz
Don Pasquale
Benjamin Russell, Patrick Carfizzi
Photo: Karl-Bernd Karwasz
Don Pasquale
Patrick Carfizzi, Benjamin Russell, Gloria Rehm
Photo: Paul Leclaire
Candide
Wolfgang Vater, Benjamin Russell, Victoria Lambourn, Gloria Rehm, Aaron Cawley

Dates

New Production | PremiereGrosses Haus19:30
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:35
RevivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:20
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
Sold out / leftover tickets at the box office
2019 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
2019 International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
2019 International May FestivalGrosses Haus17:00 - 21:00
2019 International May FestivalGrosses Haus17:00