The career of the Austrian Baritone Georg Klimbacher has already led him to Vienna’s Musikverein and the Konzerthaus, to the Auditorium Maurice-Ravel in Lyon, the Omaggio a Palladio Festival in Vicenza, to the International Song Festival Zeist (NL), the Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, to the Holywell Music Room (Oxford Lieder Festival), the Liszt Festival in Raiding (A), the Schubertiade Dürnstein (A) and to the Stefaniensaal in Graz (A). He won the Petyrek-Lang-foundation’s song competition in 2015 and is a beneficiary of the Austrian Chancellery Scholarship for Music an Performing Arts 2017. His CD #talesoflove together with the pianist Andreas Fröschl won the Bank Austria Art Award 2016.
He is also much in demand for opera productions. He has performed as Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Schaunard (La Bohème), Baron von Gondremark (Pariser Leben, Jacques Offenbach), as Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Dr. Falke (Die Fledermaus), Boni (Die Csárdásfürstin), Arzt und Angestellter (The Nose, Schostakowitsch) or as Dancairo (Carmen). His operatic career has led him to opera houses and festivals such as the Grazer Oper, the Teatro Sociale in Trento (I), the Landestheater Bregenz (A), the Wiener Kammeroper, the Theater an der Rott (D), the Palace of Arts in Budapest, the Festival Maribor (SLO) and the International Operetta Festival in Kiew.
The young Baritone has worked with the conductors Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Sascha Goetzel, Johannes Prinz, Walter Kobéra and Martin Haselböck as well as with orchestras such as the Orchestre National de Lyon, the Cappella Andrea Barca, the Concentus Musicus Wien and the Orchester Wiener Akademie, with pianists such as András Schiff, Graham Johnson, Matthias Lademann and Eduard Kutrowatz.
Georg Klimbacher studied at Vienna’s University of Music and Performing Arts and at the University of Arts in Graz. There, his teachers were, amongst others, Edith Lienbacher and Robert Holl. He has refined his vocal training whilst working with Irina Gavrilovici.