Andreas Bauer Kanabas
Andreas Bauer Kanabas sings major operatic bass roles in eight different languages.
His repertoire includes Verdi roles such as Philippe II (in Italian and French), Zaccaria, Fiesco, De Silva, and Padre Guardiano, as well as lyric Wagner roles such as König Marke, König Heinrich, Landgrave Hermann, Veit Pogner, and Daland. He sings Mephisto in Gounod‘s Faust, the title role in Bluebeard‘s Castle, Vodnik (Rusalka), Gremin (Eugene Onegin), Ibn Hakia and King René (Iolanta), Claggart (Billy Budd), Escamillo (Carmen), as well as Mozart roles including Sarastro, Osmin and Commendatore.
Andreas Bauer Kanabas sings on international stages such as the Vienna State Opera, the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden in London, Opéra Bastille de Paris, the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Teatro Real Madrid, Seattle Opera, New National Theater in Tokyo, Teatro Municipal Santiago de Chile, Opéra de Lyon, Théatre du Capitole de Toulouse, the Latvian National Opera Riga, Semperoper Dresden, and Munich State Opera, as well as at the Berlin State Opera, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, and the Komische Oper Berlin. He has been an ensemble member of Frankfurt Opera since 2013.
In the year before Covid-19, he had a series of thoroughly successful debuts in Antwerpen, Gent, Moscow, Quebec and London.
Future engagements will bring him back to various opera houses in Europe and Japan. In 2021, the label Ohems Classics released his widely praised Aria CD Love and Despair.
Andreas Bauer Kanabas studied with Prof. Eugen Rabine in Weimar, later with Paolo Barbacini in Reggio Emilia, Robert Lloyd in London, and Robert Gonnella in Toulouse. As an art song interpreter, he works in close collaboration with pianist Daniel Heide.