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BIOGRAPHY

Georg Walther

Bass-Baritone and Pianist

The bass-baritone Georg Walther hails from Pforzheim, Germany, and studied voice and piano at the Music Conservatory in Freiburg im Breisgau. He completed both studies successfully. He studied under the auspices of Professor Hanno Blaschke and Professor Josef Metternich, as well as with Professor Dr. Erik Werba's Master Class at the Conservatory for Music and Performing Arts in Munich.

He had his debut in the Chamber Opera in Berlin, with the world premiere of the opera Maddalena, by Prokofieff, in the leading role of Stenio. Thereafter, in New York, at the Juilliard School of Music, he completed a one-year guest study with Michael Trimble, Susan Almasi and Paul Sperry.1992-94 He performed as a bass-baritone in the theater at Ulm, Germany.

Since then he has been a freelance opera and concert singer in Munich, with international appearances, among others in Seoul, South Korea; Sardinia, Italy, New York and Switzerland. He has appeared with renowned conductors and orchestras such as Tristan Schick, Hans-Rudolf Zoebeley, the Munich Residence Orchestra and the Prague Philharmonic, as well as in radio and TV presentations.

Georg Walther is also a GEMA member as a composer with
26 published piano pieces under the pseudonym 'Geo Water'.