Ralf Rachbauer

Photo: Matthias Baus
Ralf Rachbauer was born in Linz, Austria, and studied at the Vienna University of Performing Arts and Cologne Conservatoire. During his studies, he performed at the Städtische Bühnen Münster, the Vienna Volksoper and with the WDR Radio Orchestra. In addition, he appeared at Theater Aachen in roles such as Monostatos in Mozart's "Die Zauberflöte" and Bardolfo in Verdi's "Falstaff". As prize-winner at the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg in Brandenburg International Singing Competition, he sang Pedrillo in Mozart's "Entführung aus dem Serail". He was a guest at the Opéra Bastille in Paris in "Arabella", and sang at Cologne Opera in "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg", in Prokofiev's "War and Peace", as well as Manol in the new opera "Border" by Ludger Vollmer. He became a member of the Cologne Opera ensembe in 2012/13 season, where he sang roles such as Trabuco in Verdi's "La forza del destino", Jamie/Lord Boxington in "My Fair Lady", Pietro in Franz Schreker's "Die Gezeichneten" and Dr. Blind in "Die Fledermaus". Previous roles in Wiesbaden include the One-Eyed Man in "Die Frau ohne Schatten", Second Priest / First Armoured Man in "Die Zauberflöte", Kunz Vogelgesang in "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg", Governor and Ragotzky in "Candide", Fourth Jew in "Salome", Father in "Seven Deadly Sins", Remendado in "Carmen", Footman in "Der Rosenkavalier", as well as Trucker, Doctor and member of the Marshall Family in "Anna Nicole". This season, he graces the Wiesbaden stage as Priest in the new production of "Babylon".

Productions

Count Hauk-Šendorf in »Die Sache Makropulos«
Big Prisoner, Nikita in »Aus einem Totenhaus«
Vicomte Cascada in »Die lustige Witwe«
Jaquino in »Fidelio«
Osmano in »L’Ormindo«
Priest in »Babylon«
Steward to the Marschallin & Faninal in »Der Rosenkavalier«
Le Remendado in »Carmen«
High Priest of Neptune in »Idomeneo«
Kunz Vogelgesang in »Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg«
Second Priest, First Armoured Man in »Die Zauberflöte«
The Gingerbread Witch in »Hänsel und Gretel«

Dates

Final performance!Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
18:45 Pre-performance talk in the Foyer
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:30
Mozart Cycle | Final performance!Grosses Haus18:00 - 21:05
Premiere | OperettaGrosses Haus19:30
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30
OperettaGrosses Haus16:00
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30
OperettaGrosses Haus18:00
The Makropulos Affair
Premiere | International May Festival | Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus16:00
From the House of the Dead
Premiere | International May Festival | Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus20:00
From the House of the Dead
International May Festival | Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus15:00
The Makropulos Affair
International May Festival | Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus20:00
International May FestivalGrosses Haus17:00 - 21:00
The Makropulos Affair
Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus19:30
RevivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:45
From the House of the Dead
Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus19:30
The Makropulos Affair
Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus18:00
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30
Grosses Haus17:00 - 22:30
* Please note the new starting time (17:00) *
Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:45
Cancelled
This performance has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts.
From the House of the Dead
Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus19:30
The Makropulos Affair
Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus19:30
From the House of the Dead
Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus19:30
The Makropulos Affair
Janáček DoubleGrosses Haus19:30