Falk Struckmann


Was born in Heilbronn.After starting his career in Kiel and Basel, he quickly began working internationally, with appearances at all of the leading opera houses in the world, including the Metropolitan Opera New York, La Scala in Milan, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, the Berliner Staatsoper, the opera houses in Paris, Barcelona, San Francisco, Chicago and Dresden, at the Bayreuther Festspiele (Kurwenal in Heiner Müller’s production of Wagner’s »Tristan« under the direction of Daniel Barenboim, Gunther in »Götterdämmerung« under James Levine, Wotan/Wanderer in the»Ring« under Christian Thielemann, Amfortas in »Parsifal«), the Salzburger Festspiele, and the Luzern Festival. His repertoire includes a wide variety of roles, including König Heinrich (»Lohengrin«), König Marke (»Tristan und Isolde«),Daland (»Der fliegende Holländer«),Hans Sachs (»Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg«), Fafner, Hunding, Hagen, Alberich (»Der Ring des Nibelungen«), Gurnemanz and Klingsor (»Parsifal«), Rocco and Pizarro (»Fidelio«), Kaspar and the Hermit (»Der Freischütz«), Orest (»Elektra«), Jochanaan (»Salome«), Barak (»Die Frau ohne Schatten«), Borromeo (»Palestrina«), the title in»Mathis der Maler«, Scarpia (»Tosca«), Jago (»Otello«), the title role in »Herzog Blaubarts Burg«, Grand Inquisitor (»Don Carlo«) and Doctor (»Wozzeck«). Falk Struckmann hold the title of Kammersänger from the Staatsoper Berlin and the Staatsoper Wien. He bows at the Oper Leipzig in the 2021/22 season as Klingsor in »Parsifal«.