PATRICK VOGEL (tenor) currently has a principal contract with Leipzig Opera.
In the 2016/17 season his roles include a.o. Narraboth/Salome, 3 Knappe/Parsifal, Gastone/La Traviata, Pang/Turandot.
In the 2015/16 season his roles include Tamino (Zauberflöte) and the title role in Aladdino (Nino Rota).
In February 2016 Vogel made a successful debut as Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) in Genoa, with Erwin Schrott in the title role, under the baton of Christoph Poppen. In March/April 2015 he made his debut there as Captain Vere in Davide Livermore's production of Billy Budd, under the baton of Andrea Battistoni. He will return to Genoa in May 2016 to sing Narraboth (Salome) under the baton of Fabio Luisi.
In May/June 2015 Vogel returned to Staatsoper Berlin to sing Sellem (Rake's progress) and Offizier (Ariadne). In December 2015 he debuted with the ensemble Arte del Mondo, conducted by Werner Ehrhardt, in Salieri's opera, La Scuola de' gelosi. The recording will appear on Harmonia Mundi / capriccio later in 2016.
In June 2016, Vogel will make his debut as Alfredo (la Traviata) at the Bergedorfer Musiktage festival, near Hamburg. In Summer 2016 he will also make his debut at the Salzburg Festival as Lampionaio and Maestro di ballo in a concert performance of Manon Lescaut, with Anna Netrebko.
Born in Berlin, Patrick Vogel studied singing at the Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik. Aged 23, he made his debut at the Staatsoper Berlin as 3rd Knappe (Parsifal) conducted by Daniel Barenboim. He went on to sing in 12 further productions, including 1st Armed Man (Die Zauberflöte) and Malcolm (Macbeth). In 2009 Patrick sang Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) at the Verbier Festival in Switzerland.
In 2010, Vogel joined the International Opera Studio in Zürich where he sang in 35 productions, including the solo tenor in a staged version of Bach's Magnificat conducted by Marc Minkowski, also Lysander in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. As a guest at the Staatstheater Mannheim in 2012, he sang 1st Armed Man (Die Zauberflöte).
For two years, from August 2012, Vogel was a member of the ensemble at the Stadttheater Klagenfurt, Austria, where he sang lyric tenor roles, including Edwin in Kálmán's Die Csárdasfürstin, also Truffaldino in Prokofiev’s The Love of Three Oranges. He returned to Klagenfurt in 2014/15 as a guest in the role of Dr. Siedler in Benatzky’s The White Horse.
In 2014 Vogel made his debuts at the Dresdner Semperoper in Peter Ronnefeld's Nachtausgabe and at the Münchener Opernfestspiele, as Jonas in the world premiere of Erich Zeisl’s Hiob. Other appearances include Fenton in Nicolai's Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor at the Klosterneuburg festival, Tamino (Die Zauberflöte) at the National Theatre Taipei, Taiwan.
Vogel’s diverse concert repertoire spans Bach to Britten. In 2013 he sang the Evangelist in Bach’s St. Matthew passion with the Stuttgarter Bachensemble under the baton of Hellmuth Rilling on a tour of South America. In April 2014 he sang the Evangelist in St. Johns passion at the Berliner Philharmonie under Stefan Schuck. He has also performed Beethoven's 9th Symphony at the Leipziger Gewandhaus and Konzerthaus Berlin. Vogel has also made appearances with the Berliner Konzert-hausorchester and the Staats- und Domchor Berlin. Other concert repertoire includes Handel's Messiah, Berlioz's L'enfance du Christ, Rossini's Petite Messe Solenelle and Janacek's Otčenáš.