Joachim Goltz Joachim Goltz

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The baritone Joachim Goltz, born 1973 in Mannheim, studied at the Hochschule für Musik in Detmold before becoming a permanent member of the ensembles at theaters in Freiberg, Detmold, Würzburg and Wiesbaden. Since 2014 he has been a permanent member of the Nationaltheater in Mannheim, singing roles including "Father" in "Hänsel and Gretel", "Klingsor" in "Parsifal", "Pizarro" in "Fidelio" and "Don Magnifico"" in "La Cenerentola".

Role-Debuts in 2018/19 will be "Beckmesser" in "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg" and "Golaud" in Debussy`s "Pelleas et Melisande".

Recent guest performances have led him to the principle opera house in Dresden (Semperoper), to the Komische Oper Berlin, to the Nationaltheater Weimar, and to houses in St. Gallen (Switzerland), Hannover, Saarbrücken, Heidelberg, Erfurt, Lübeck, Bremerhaven, and others.

Joachim Goltz sang in Austria, at the Brucknerfestival-Linz, and had his successful debut as "Telramund" at the Croatian National Opera in Zagreb. He also performed this role in Wiesbaden, Augsburg, Würzburg and at the Ljubljana Festival in Slovenia.

Joachim Goltz has an extensive repertoire which includes several Wagner-Roles, such as "Alberich" in Wagners "Der Ring des Nibelungen", "Amfortas", "Klingsor", "Kurwenal", "Telramund" and "Heerrufer" as well as "Carlos di Vargas" in Verdi`s "La Forza del Destino", the title role in Verdi`s "Falstaff", "Papageno" and f.e. "Faninal" in Strauß` Rosenkavalier.

He equally proves his talents and versatility in concert and is a frequent guest in the Philharmonie and the Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin. Here he had successful stage presence in, among others, his role as "Ratefreund" in Walter Braunfels` opera "Die Vögel" and in Joseph Martin Kraus` opera "Aeneas in Karthago", conducted by Lothar Zagrosek.