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Austrian baritone, Benjamin Sattlecker, began his vocal training in the children’s choir at the Salzburg Cathedral. In November 2018, he completed his bachelors studies in Vocal Performance at the Mozarteum University Salzburg. He decided to continue his studies at the Mozarteum, where he graduated his Masters in Lied and Oratorio with KS Elisabeth Wilke and Wolfgang Holzmair and in Opera with Alexander von Pfeil and Gernot Sahler in November. During his studies, Benjamin had the opportunity to work with musicians such as Helmut Deutsch, Hansjörg Albrecht, Jörn Andresen and Albert Hartinger.
Benjamin’s passion is art song. To date he has already given several recitals, most recently performing Schubert’s Winterreise accompanied by Jobst Schneiderat. He is a regularly featured soloist with the Salzburg Bach Society. Benjamin frequently performs in concerts throughout Europe, singing works such as Händel’s Messiah and Bach’s St. Matthew Passion and St. John Passion.
Benjamin is also very active in opera. At the Mozarteum, he has been featured as Dr.Blind in Die Fledermaus and Marco in Gianni Schicchi and sang the title role in Benjamin Brittens Owen Wingrave. In January 2021 he performed together with pianist Antoni Pikuta a staged performance of Schubert’s Winterreise directed by Alexander von Pfeil. In Berlin, he sang the role of Papageno in a performance of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte with the Berlin Youth Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andreas Schulz. Additionally, Benjamin sang the role of Lug mac Ethnend in the world premier of Patrick Pföß’s chamber opera, Cuchulinn.
Benjamin has participated in masterclasses with Jorma Hynninen and Wolfgang Holzmair.