Theo Adam

German classical bass-baritone. Born 1 August 1926. Died 10 January 2019
Theo Adam
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1926-08-01
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Theo Adam

Theo Adam Biography (Wikipedia)

Theo Adam (1 August 1926 – 10 January 2019) was a German operatic bass-baritone and bass singer who had an international career in opera, concert and recital from 1949. He was a member of the Staatsoper Dresden for his entire career, and sang at the Bayreuth Festival from 1952 to 1980. He particularly excelled in portraying roles by Richard Wagner, especially Wotan in Der Ring des Nibelungen, which he also performed at the Metropolitan Opera, among others. In concert, he was a much admired Bach singer and also drew acclaim for his interpretation of the title character of Mendelssohn's Elijah. He was a voice teacher at the Musikhochschule Dresden.

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Carl Maria von Weber
Wolf's Glen Scene (Der Freischutz, Act 2)
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Wolf's Glen Scene (Der Freischutz, Act 2)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantata no. 106, BWV106; I. Sonatina; II. Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit
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Cantata no. 106, BWV106; I. Sonatina; II. Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Recitative: Blick Auf, Nacht Bedecket / Aria: Das Volk das im Dunkeln wandelt / Chorus: Uns ist Zum Heil ein ind geboren
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Recitative: Blick Auf, Nacht Bedecket / Aria: Das Volk das im Dunkeln wandelt / Chorus: Uns ist Zum Heil ein ind geboren
Carl Maria von Weber
Geld, Geld, Geld! (Abu Hassan)
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Geld, Geld, Geld! (Abu Hassan)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantata Bereitet die wege, bereitet die Bahn BWV 132 - bass aria 'Wer bist du? Frage dein gewissen'
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Cantata Bereitet die wege, bereitet die Bahn BWV 132 - bass aria 'Wer bist du? Frage dein gewissen'
Richard Wagner
Siegfried: beginning of Act 3
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Siegfried: beginning of Act 3
Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantata: Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, 'Actus Tragicus', BWV106
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Cantata: Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit, 'Actus Tragicus', BWV106
Carl Maria von Weber
Milch des Mondes fiel aufs Kraut (Der Freischütz)
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Milch des Mondes fiel aufs Kraut (Der Freischütz)
Felix Mendelssohn
Elijah (Part 2: Opening)
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Elijah (Part 2: Opening)
Richard Wagner
Das Rheingold (conclusion)
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Das Rheingold (conclusion)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Requiem K626; Dies irae—Tuba mirum—Rex tremendae
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Requiem K626; Dies irae—Tuba mirum—Rex tremendae
Richard Wagner
Die Walkure [Part 2 of 'Der Ring des Nibelungen']
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Die Walkure [Part 2 of 'Der Ring des Nibelungen']
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