Paul Kaufmann


Was born in Halle/Saale. He studied voice at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater »Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy« in Leipzig. He was a stipend-holder of the Franz-Josef-Weisweiler Stiftung. He has been a member of the ensemble at the Deutsche Oper Berlin since the 2006/07 season. He has appeared as a guest at the Komische Oper and the Staatsoper Berlin, the Bayerische Staatsoper, the Grand Théâtre de Genève, the Municipal Santiago de Chile, at the Parisian Opéra Bastille, in Dresden, Lisbon, Toulouse, Lyon, and Strasbourg. He bowed at the Bayreuther Festspiele in 2017 and 2018 as Balthasar Zorn (»Meistersinger«), Third Page (»Parsifal«), and as Mime in the children’s production of the »Ring«. He bowed at the Oper Leipzig in the 2018/19 season as Ein Wirt in »Der Rosenkavalier«, and in the 2021/22 returns as Balthasar Zorn and Augustin Moser in »Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg«.