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".

Productions

Masetto in »Don Giovanni«
Silvano in »Un Ballo in maschera«
Baritone in »WIR 6«
Count Dominik in »Arabella«
Wolfram von Eschenbach in »Tannhäuser«
Monsieur de Brétigny in »Manon«
Baritone in »Benjamin Russell«
Figaro in »Le nozze di Figaro«
Swallow in »Peter Grimes«
Baritone (Mahler Lieder) in »"70 Jahre Hessen" Festival Concert«
Donner in »Das Rheingold«
Papageno in »Die Zauberflöte«
Dr. Falke in »Die Fledermaus«
A Sacristan in »Tosca«
One-Armed Man in »Die Frau ohne Schatten«

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
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New Production | RevivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:35
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New ProductionGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:35
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New ProductionGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:35
New ProductionGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:35
New ProductionGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:35
New Production | PremiereGrosses Haus19:30
New ProductionGrosses Haus19:30
Symphony Concert
Kurhaus20:00
New ProductionGrosses Haus19:30
New ProductionGrosses Haus19:30
New ProductionGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:35
New ProductionGrosses Haus19:30
New ProductionGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:35
New Production | PremiereGrosses Haus19:30
New Production | PremiereGrosses Haus19:30
New ProductionGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:35