Konstantin Krimmel; "Die beiden Grenadiere"; Robert Schumann

Konstantin Krimmel–baritone
Doriana Tchakarova–piano
“Born: 1993 – Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

The German-Romanian baritone, Konstantin Krimmel, began his musical training as a member of the boys’ choir at the St. George Parish Church in Ulm, singing with them for 16 years. He graduated in 2014 from the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart and is currently studying voice with Professor Teru Yoshihara in tuttgart. He was awarded scholarships by the Walter and Charlotte Hamel Foundation and the Ulm Richard Wagner Society. He has actively participated in master-classes imparted by Brigitte Fassbaender, Margreet Honig, Noelle Turner, and Thomas Heyer. He is currently also receiving valuable musical counsel from Julian Prégardien.

Konstantin Krimmel won First Prize and the Audience Prize at the German National Music Competition (Deutscher Musikwettbewerb) in 2019. He also won First Prize and the Audience Prize at the 1st International Helmut Deutsch Lied Competition in 2019, and First Prizes at the 1st International Haydn Competition for Classical Song and Aria in Rohrau in 2018, and at the Rising Stars Grand Prix International Music Competition in Berlin in 2018 (in the Lied Duo category with Doriana Tchakarova). He also won 2nd Prize at the International Voice Competition “Das Lied” in Heidelberg in 2019, and at the Gian Battista Viotti International Music Competition in 2018. He won 3rd Prizes at the National Voice Competition (Bundeswettbewerb Gesang) in Berlin in 2018, and at the International DEBUT Klassik Voice Competition.

Vocal recitals with pianist Doriana Tchakarova have led him to sing at Banz Cloister, at Frankfurt Opera, at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, at the Bavarian Academy of the Arts, at Berlin Konzerthaus, at the Heidelberg Spring Festival, at the Schubertiada in Barcelona, at Tetbury Music Festival, Oxford Liedfestival, and Wigmore Hall.

Konstantin Krimmel recently sang the role of Leporello in W.A. Mozart’s Don Giovanni in Sievierodonetsk (Ukraine). In Heilbronn he covered the role of Zoroastro W.A. Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte in the 2016-2017 season, and the role of Nardo in W.A. Mozart’s La finta giardiniera in 2019.

In the current 2019-2020 season, Konstantin Krimmel is singing the role of Christ at Wiesbaden Opera in a staged production of J.S. Bach’s St Matthew Passion (BWV 244) conducted by Konrad Junghänel; he will likewise sing in George Frideric Handel’s Brockes Passion, HWV 48 in London with the Arcangelo Ensemble conducted by Jonathan Cohen, and in Haydn’s L’anima del filosofo in Eisenstadt with the Austro-Hungarian Haydn Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Enrico Onofri. He will sing his début with the RIAS-Kammerchor in J.S. Bach’s St Matthew Passion (BWV 244) conducted by Justin Doyle, and in Haydn’s oratorio The Seasons at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg with the Hamburg Bach Choir conducted by Thomas Dahl. He currently lives in Stuttgart, Germany.

Konstantin Krimmel records exclusively for Outhere Music France. His first album was released in September 2019.”;


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