Biography

The up-and-coming Austrian baritone Günter Haumer has sung under the baton of Christian Thielemann, Fabio Luisi, Gustavo Dudamel, Jesús Lopez-Cobos, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Ivor Bolton, Sylvain Cambreling and Philippe Herreweghe among others at venues such as the Musikverein and Konzerthaus (Vienna), the Salzburg Festival, the Cité de la Musique (Paris), The Dresden Philharmonic, the Auditorio Nacional Madrid and the Warsaw Philharmonic.

Günter has been a member of the Ensemble of the Volksoper in Vienna since 2012. He has performed the title role in Don Giovanni, The Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro, Giorgio Germont in La Traviata, Ping in Turandot, Danilo in The Merry Widow, Malatesta in Don Pasquale, as well as Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus as well as the tile roles in Zar und Zimmermann and Gasparone in Europe and South America. He is most well-known for his performances of contemporary repertoire. Günter has worked with stage directors such as Rolando Villazón, Deborah Warner, Otto Schenk, Christiane Lutz and Christoph Schlingensief.

As a Lieder singer, Günter is recognised as one of the best performers of the genre, often accompanied by Roger Vignoles, Julius Drake and James Baillieu. He counts with several CD and DVD recordings and is often broadcasted on TV and radio. Latest worldwide show was “Christmas in Vienna” in more than 40 countries.

In addition to his busy performing schedule, Günter Haumer also teaches singing at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.