Deon van der Walt

Born 28 July 1958. Died 29 November 2005
Deon van der Walt
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Deon van der Walt

Deon van der Walt Biography (Wikipedia)

Deon van der Walt (28 July 1958 – 29 November 2005), was a South African tenor.

Van der Walt studied singing at Stellenbosch University and made his debut as Jaquino in Beethoven's Fidelio at the Cape Town Opera before he had graduated. Numerous scholarships and awards allowed him to continue his studies abroad. In 1981, he won the Internationaler Mozartwettbewerb [de] in Salzburg.[citation needed] His first formal engagement took him to Gelsenkirchen's Musiktheater im Revier, then to the Staatsoper Stuttgart and Zurich Opera. He was invited to perform at the Royal Opera House in London in 1985 and there made his debut as Almaviva in Rossini’s The Barber of Seville.

He was counted amongst the leading lyric tenors of his day and performed at all the world’s major opera houses, including

He also performed at numerous international festivals, especially at the Salzburg Festival, where he sang Belmonte in Mozart's Abduction from the Seraglio and Ferrando in Così fan tutte under Riccardo Muti.

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Richard Wagner
Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Act 3: 'Die 'selige Morgentraum-Deutweise'
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Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Act 3: 'Die 'selige Morgentraum-Deutweise'
Joseph Haydn
Gloria (Nelson Mass, H XXII 11)
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Gloria (Nelson Mass, H XXII 11)
Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Litaniae De Venerabili Altaris Sacramento In E Flat Major K.243 - Panis vivus
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Litaniae De Venerabili Altaris Sacramento In E Flat Major  K.243 - Panis vivus
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schon
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Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schon

Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schon

Conductor
Ralf Weikert
Orchestra
Munich Radio Orchestra
Bamberg Symphony Chorus, Bamberg S O., Felix Mendelssohn, Jadwiga Rappé, Deon van der Walt, Anton Scharinger, Matthias Hölle & Claus Peter Flor
Die Erste Walpurgisnacht Op.60 for ATB soloists, chorus and orchestra (extract)
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Die Erste Walpurgisnacht  Op.60 for ATB soloists, chorus and orchestra (extract)

Die Erste Walpurgisnacht Op.60 for ATB soloists, chorus and orchestra (extract)

Performer
Bamberg Symphony Chorus, Bamberg S O., Felix Mendelssohn, Jadwiga Rappé, Deon van der Walt, Anton Scharinger, Matthias Hölle & Claus Peter Flor
Felix Mendelssohn
Die Erste Walpurgisnacht Op.60 For Atb Soloists, Chorus And Orchestra
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Die Erste Walpurgisnacht Op.60 For Atb Soloists, Chorus And Orchestra
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