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Wolf songs
Wolfgang Holzmair  (bariton) Imogen Cooper 1949- (piano)
Wigmore Hall, 2009
1 cd
Recording date
Live 2008
Playing time
Placing suggestion
30 - Liederen (NBLC) K7 - Liederen (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

About Wolfgang Holzmair

Wolfgang Holzmair (born 1952 in Vöcklabruck) is an Austrian baritone.

Holzmair studied at the Vienna Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He won 2nd prize in the baritone class of the 's-Hertogenbosch International Vocal Competition in 1981, and a year later 1st prize in the Musikverein International Lieder Competition, Vienna.


Holzmair spent about six years with opera companies in Bern (Bern Theatre) and Gelsenkirchen (Musiktheater im Revier) before successes in Udo Zimmermann's The White Rose and Claude Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande brought him to general attention. His repertoire includes rarely performed works such as Henze's Boulevard Solitude, Nigel Osborne’s The Electrification of the Soviet Union, Hindemith's Neues vom Tage and Poulenc's Les mamelles de Tirésias.

More standard works include Richard Strauss's Capriccio (the Count), Ariadne auf Naxos (Ha…Read more on Wikipedia