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Muff Alfred

(31. 05. 1949)

Muff Alfred
Muff Alfred
Luzernerstr. 78
CH-6043 Adligenswil
Schweiz

Tel: 41 (0)41 370 68 80


Biography
Alfred Muff is one of the most sought after representatives of his field and a regular guest at renowned opera houses and concert halls the world over. Born in Lucerne Muff studied at Lucerne Conservatory and later at the 'Musikhochschule Berlin'.
His performances of the most varied of roles from the baritone repertoire during his already long-term engagement by Zurich Opera House has drawn much attention from the public and press. His international activities have led him to concertize with many celebrated orchestras and eminent conductors including Claudio Abbado, Herbert Blomstedt, James Conlon, Christoph von Dohnanyi, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Eliahu Inbal, Erich Leinsdorf, Zubin Metha, Georges Prêtre, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Jeffrey Tate, Armin Jordan, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Sir Georg Solti, Horst Stein Gerd Albrecht and Franz Welser-Möst. The voice of Alfred Muff can be heard on LP recordings.
Important key appointments throughout Alfred Muff's career include engagements by the Milan Scalo, the Viennese State Opera, the Bavarian State Opera, the Hamburg State Opera, the Dresden State Opera, the 'Opéra de Paris', the Bastille Opera House in Paris, the German Opera Berlin, the 'Staatsoper unter den Linden' in Berlin, the Cologne Opera, the San Francisco Opera, the 'Teatro del Liceu' in Barcelona, the 'Teatro Colon' in Buenos Aires, NHK Tokyo, RAI Torino, the music festivals in Taormina and Aix-en-Provence and the Vienna Festival Weeks. Muff sang the role of the old man in the highly acclaimed world premiere of Henze's 'L'Upupa' during the 'Salzburger Festspiele 2003'; performing the same role at the world premieres of 'L'Upupa' in Spain, Madrid and Lyon, France.
Alfred Muff dedicates a large portion of his time to concert literature in order to balance and complement his comprehensive stage activities. He has been a guest concert soloist of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the 'Orchestra dell' Accademia di Sta. Cecilia Roma', the 'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande' in Geneva, the Tonhalle Orchester Zurich, in the Vienna Concert House and 'Wiener Musikverein', the 'Brucknerhaus Linz', with the 'Bamberger Symphoniker' and at the Lucerne and Prague Spring International Music Festivals.


Repertory
Johann Sebastian Bach: Johannespassion
Johann Sebastian Bach: Matthäuspassion
Johann Sebastian Bach: Kantate, BWV 056
Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio
Ludwig van Beethoven: Missa Solemnis
Ludwig van Beethoven: 9. Sinfonie
Alban Berg: Wozzeck
Alban Berg: Lulu
Hector Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ
Hector Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust
Arrigo Boito: Mefistofele
Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes
Anton Bruckner: Te Deum
Anton Bruckner: Messe f-moll
Paul Dessau: Hagadah
Joseph Haydn: Die Schöpfung
Joseph Haydn: Die Jahreszeiten
Joseph Haydn: Paukenmesse
Joseph Haydn: Nelson-Messe
Hans Werner Henze: L'Upupa
Engelbert Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
Leos Janacek: Die Sache Makropoulos
Gustav Mahler: 8. Sinfonie
Jules Massenet: Werther
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Elias
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Die Walpurgisnacht
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte
Modest Mussorgskij: Boris Godunov
Otto Nicolai: Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor
Krzystof Penderecki: Polnisches Requiem
Hans Pfitzner: Von Deutscher Seele
Giacomo Puccini: Missa di Gloria
Giacomo Puccini: Tosca
Nikolaj Rimskij-Korsakov: Zarskaja Nevesta
Gioacchino Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Alfred Schnittke: Faust-Kantate
Dmitrij Schostakovitch: Ekaterina Ismajlova
Franz Schreker: Die Gezeichneten
Franz Schubert: Alfonso und Estrella
Franz Schubert: Des Teufels Lustschloss
Robert Schumann: Faustszenen
Arnold Schönberg: Gurrelieder
Bedrich Smetana: Die verkaufte Braut
Richard Strauss: Die Frau ohne Schatten
Richard Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier
Richard Strauss: Die Schweigsame Frau
Richard Strauss: Salome
Richard Strauss: Elektra
Richard Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos
Richard Strauss: Arabella
Igor Stravinskij: Oedipus Rex
Peter Tschaikovskij: Evgenij Onegin
Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem
Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlos
Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff
Giuseppe Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani
Giuseppe Verdi: Macbeth
Richard Wagner: Die Walküre
Richard Wagner: Rheingold
Richard Wagner: Siegfried
Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Richard Wagner: Der Fliegende Holländer
Richard Wagner: Lohengrin
Richard Wagner: Parsifal
Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser