Baritone - Germany
Hubert Wild (born in Karlruhe, Germany) studied at the Music School of Cologne/Aachen under Professor Rudolf Bautz and at the Hochschule der Kunst in Berlin under Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.
Having finished his studies he passed his concert exams with distinction and then attended masterclasses by Regina Resnik, Inge Borkh, Felicity Lott, Graham Johnson, Rudolf Piernay and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.
Hubert enjoyed fixed employment at the Theatre Vorpommern in Stralsund/Greifswald and made appearences as guest performer at various theatres and opera houses in Germany (among others in Essen, Aachen, Hamburg, Bielefeld, Lübeck, Braunschweig, Heidelberg) in the Netherlands (Maastricht) as well as in Italy (Treviso, Rovigo, Trento) where he won the Toti dal Monte competition. As a result he went on to sing in the opera Faust by Ch. Gounod in the theatres of Treviso, Rovigo and Trento under the musical direction of maestro Peter Maag.
Hubert was awarded at the International Robert Schumann Singing Competition in Zwickau, and twice won the International Singing Competition of the "Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg" where he also celebrated great success in his role as "Figaro" in Mozart's "Nozze di Figaro".
He sang the lead role of Orpheus in Jacopo Peri's Eurodice in Vienna, in Richard Strauss' Daphne at the Strauss Music Festival in Garmisch under the musical direction of Pinchas Steinberg, and made a guest appearances in Eugen Onegin as the title role as well as Angelotti in Tosca in the Summer Music Festival at Wernigerode Palace.
As part of the music festival "Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte" in Montepulciano, Italy, Hubert appeared in the role of "Guiglielmo" in Mozart's "Cosi fan Tutte" under Enrique Mazola, and was protagonist at the festival "Rheinsberger Opernwerkstatt" of contemporary music. Being known by several composers, many parts were written especially for him, in 2005 "Das Jahr der Freiwilligen" in Nürnberg, "Mozart Müzik" at the RadialsystemV in Berlin, "Heinrich Heine in "Idilia" (Mark Moebius) for the festival singing summer of the Staatstheater Mainz, "Mooshammeroper" in Berlin and München, and "Pinienkerne wachsen nicht in Tüten" (Mark Moebius) at Theater Heidelberg 2007.
In 2007 he appeared as "Adolf Woelfli" in Peer Nørgård's "Der göttliche Tivoli" at the Theater Lübeck with such an success that he was immediately invited to create that part at the Oper Bern, Switzerland in 2008. The production was recorded for CD.
At the Bielefeld opera house he created in June/July 2009 another part ("Helge" in "Helges Leben") that was especially written for him by the composers Carola Obermüller and Mark Moebius.
In the season 2010/11 he will sing at Staatstheater Cottbus, several parts at the Salzburger Landestheater and will make his opera debut at Berliner Staatsoper, where last season he sang Mahler's "Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen".
As a lied and concert singer he has already made appearences at numerous festivals, giving solo recitals, among others, at the Mecklenburg festival, at the Schubertiade Tegernsee, at the Robert Schumann festival in Zwickau and at the Richard Strauss festival in Garmisch.
As soloist in the great oratorio repertoires (among others; Brahms-requiem, Messiah, Christmas-oratorium) he has appeared in various famous concert halls in Germany including the Berliner Philharmonie and Berliner Konzerthaus as well as performing in Austria, France, Finland, Norway, Spain and Israel.
Hubert Wild is represented by Ellison & Strømsholm.
Casa dei Mezzo Music Festival appearances: 2013,2012,2011