The up-and-coming Austrian baritone Günter Haumer has sung under the baton of Fabio Luisi, Gustavo Dudamel, Jesús Lopez-Cobos, Ivor Bolton, Sylvain Cambreling among others at venues such as the Musikverein and Konzerthaus (Vienna), the Salzburg Festival, the Cité de la Musique (Paris), The Dresden Philharmonic, the Auditorio Nacional Madrid and the Warsaw Philharmonic.
He has performed the title role in Don Giovanni, Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro, Giorgio Germont in La Traviata, Ping in Turandot, Danilo in The Merry Widow, Demetrius in A Midsummernight´s Dream, Aeneas in Dido and Aeneas, Malatesta in Don Pasquale, as well as Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus in Europe and South America. He is most well-known for his performances of contemporary repertoire. Günter Haumer has worked with stage directors such as Rolando Villazón, Deborah Warner, Otto Schenk, Christiane Lutz and Christoph Schlingensief. The baritone has been a member of the Ensemble of the Volksoper in Vienna since 2012.
As a Lieder singer, Günter Haumer is recognised as one of the best performers of the genre, often accompanied by Roger Vignoles, Julius Drake and James Baillieu. He has recorded several CDs and DVDs and can often be seen and heard on TV and radio. His latest show to be broadcast worldwide was “Christmas in Vienna”, which was shown in more than 40 countries.
In addition to his busy performing schedule, Günter Haumer also teaches singing at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna.