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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 and is currently working on his Masters in Lied and Oratorio with KS Elisabeth Wilke and Wolfgang Holzmair and in Opera with Alexander von Pfeil and Gernot Sahler. During his bachelors studies, Benjamin had the opportunity to work with musicians such as Helmut Deutsch, Hansjörg Albrecht, and Albert Hartinger.
Benjamin’s passion is art song. To date he has already given several recitals, most recently performing Schubert’s Winterreise in December 2018 accompanied by Jobst Schneiderat. He is a regularly featured soloist with the Salzburg Bach Society. Benjamin performed with the “Virtuosi Saxoniae” ensemble under the direction of Ludwig Güttler as part of the 2016 International Concert Days at the Zwettl Abbey in Lower Austria. 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 most recently he performend the title role in Benjamin Brittens Owen Wingrave. 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. In 2012, he was awarded 1st place in the national youth singing competition, “Prima la musica”.