Klaus Häger

Biography

Born: Wuppertal, Germany  
Klaus Häger is a German baritone who began to come to national and European attention during the 1990s.

He began his interest in music as a child with cello and piano lessons. He decided on a career in music, imagining a career as organist and chorusmaster. He studied at the Music Academies (Musikhochschulen) of Cologne and Freiburg, where his talent for singing became evident and he studied with Franz Müller-Heuser and Ingeborg
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He went on to take master classes with Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Ernst Haefliger, and Sena Jurinac, then competed successfully, winning the German Federal Presidential Stipend and the Walter Kaminsky Memorial Prize. This recognition was followed by numerous engagements to sing Lieder recitals, orchestral concerts, and oratorios both in German and abroad.

In 1991, he joined the Hamburg State Opera until the end of the 1996-1997 season, and that fall joined the roster of the Berlin Staatsoper Unter den Linden. In Berlin he has been something of an early opera specialist, singing Herakles in Alceste, Achilla in Cleopatre e Cesare, among others. One of his signature roles is Papageno in The Magic Flute and, in the twentieth-century repertory, he has sung the part of Diener in Alban Berg's Lulu. Read less

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Biography

Born: Wuppertal, Germany  
Klaus Häger is a German baritone who began to come to national and European attention during the 1990s.

He began his interest in music as a child with cello and piano lessons. He decided on a career in music, imagining a career as organist and chorusmaster. He studied at the Music Academies (Musikhochschulen) of Cologne and Freiburg, where his talent for singing became evident and he studied with Franz Müller-Heuser and Ingeborg
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WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
Kyrie
Gloria
Credo
Sanctus
Benedictus
Agnus Dei
Exsultate, jubilate
Fulget amica dies
Tu Virginum corona
Alleluja
Dixit Dominus
Confitebor
Beatus vir
Laudate Pueri
Laudate Dominum
Magnificat
Croesus: Sinfonia avanti l'opera Croesus
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 1, "Croesus herrsche, Croesus lebe" (Coro)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 1, "Ihr edlen Lydier, getreue Untertanen" (Croesus)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 1, "Prang die allerschönste Blume" (Croesus)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 2, "Hoffe noch, gekränktes Herz!" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 2, "Du weißt, wie Cyrus' Macht" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 2, "Empfinden gleiche Schmerzen" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 3, "Lieben, Leiden, Bitten, Flehen" (Orsanes)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 3, "Prinz Atis, wie dir ist bewußt" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 4, "Wahre Treu kann nicht auf Erden" (Halimacus)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 5, "Er erweckt in meinem Herzen" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 6, "Verliebter Prinz, obgleich dein Mund nicht spricht" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 6, "Was zeigt das Prinz, geliebter Knabe?" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 6, "Durch der Haare güldne Stricke" (Nerillus)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 7, "Der König will euch gerne sprechen" (Elcius)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 8, "Ich sä' auf wilde Wellen" (Eliates, Orsanes)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 9, "Blindes Feu'r, das mich verzehret" (Clerida)
Croesus: ACT I, Scena 10, "Traure nicht, traure nicht" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT I, Scena 10, "Orsanes, mußt du denn dem stummen Atis weichen?" (Orsanes)
Croesus: ACT I, Scena 11, "Hört, wie die Eulen" (Elcius)
Croesus: ACT I, Scena 12, "Darf Cyrus dann den Frieden brechen?" (Croesus)
Croesus: CT I, Scena 14, "Muß ich in meinem Herzen" (Orsanes)
Croesus: ACT I, Scena 14, "Liebe, treibst du denn nur Spiel" (Clerida)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 15, "Seht, wie elementschen Affen" (Elcius)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 15, Ballett von Harlekinen
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 16, "Laß ich meine siegenden Waffen nur sehen" (Cyrus)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 16, "Ihr Helden, folget dann" (Cyrus)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 16, Ballett von persischen Soldaten
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 17, "Der Perser Schwert und Pfeile" (Croesus)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 18, "So jauchzet mein fröhlicher Mut!" (Cyrus)
Croesus: ACT I, Scene 18, "Hier ist die reichste Beute" (Hauptmann)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 1, Ritornello
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 1, "Kleine Vöglein, die ihr springet" (Bäuerin, Bauer)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 2, "Orsanes treulos?" (Atis)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 3, "Seht, wie Herr Elcius ist ein Politicus" (Elcius)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 3, Ballett von Bauern und Bauernkindern
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 4, "Freundliche Liebe, wie freust du mein Herz!" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 5, "Kann meine Treu Orsanen nicht bewegen?" (Clerida)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 5, "Ihr stummen Fische seid dem gleich" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 5, "Du stellest dich, als hörest du nicht" (Orsanes)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 5, "Soll dann so großer Hohn" (Clerida)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 6, "Sobald ich werd' erhöht zu dieser Würde" (Eliates)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 6, "Die Regierungslast zu tragen" (Eliates)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 7, "Wir sind verlor'n!" (Halimacus)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 8, "Holdseligste Elmir" (Halimacus)
Croesus: Atto II, scena 8. Aria Elmira : "Liebe, sag', was fängst du an?"
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 9, "Hier bring ich Atis' Ebenbild" (Halimacus)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 9, "Alle Freude leicht verstiebet" (Atis)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 10, "Was seh ich!" (Orsanes)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 11, "Ich lieb' und bin geliebet" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 11, "Prinzessin, darf ein Sklav'" (Atis)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 11, "Ist niemand bewußt" (Atis)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 11, "Wie! Darfst du nochmals solche Reden wagen?" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 11, "Mir gefällt in seinem Munde" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 12, "Hör' dann, dies ist der Dienst" (Orsanes)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 13, "Brill, Brill, Feder und Tinte" (Elcius)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 14, "Niemand kann aus diesen Ketten" (Croesus)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 14, "Knie nieder, und wirf dich zur Erden" (Cyrus)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 14, "Ihr tapfern Soldaten, frohlocket nun wieder" (Cyrus)
Croesus: ACT II, Scene 14, Entrée, Passepied der Feuerwerker
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 1, "Die Flamme steigt" (Orsanes)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 1, "Find' ich Orsan so früh in Atis' Vorgemach" (Eliates)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 2, "Ermin, wie ist es abgegangen?" (Orsanes)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 3, "Der Himmel sei gepreist" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 3, "Schönstes Kind, du irrest dich" (Orsanes)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 4, "Der Abgesandte bringt vom Feinde nichts als Höhnen" (Eliates)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 4, "Waffnet, was kann Waffen tragen" (Eliates)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 5, "Elmir! wo bleibest du?" (Atis)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 5, "Prinzessin!" (Atis)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 5, "Mich vergnüget dieses Höhnen" (Atis)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 6, "Unsinniger, find ich dier hier?" (Orsanes)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 6, "Mich Unglückseligen! ihr Himmel" (Orsanes)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 7, "Soll des Goldes Glanz recht glimmen" (Atis
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 7, "Prinzessin" (Atis)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 7, "Sollte der mich herzlich lieben" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 8, "Zarte Jungfern, dies allein" (Trigesta)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 8, "Hier, wey je nich dat neye Lied" (Elcius)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 8, "Schmink', ein Kleinod dieser Zeit" (Elcius)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 9, "Nein, nein, nun will ich nicht mehr lieben" (Elmira, Clerida)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 10, "Prinz, weißt du, daß Ermin mit mir von Liebe spricht?" (Elmira)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 10, "Dieses Schmähen, das ich leide" (Atis)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 12, "Götter, übt Barmherzigkeit!" (Croesus)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 13, "Fort, führt ihn auf den Scheiterhaufen!" (Cyrus)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 13, "Umsonst, macht neues Feuer" (Cyrus)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 13, "Solon, weiser Solon, ach!" (Croesus)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 13, "Welch eine Gottheit ruft er an?" (Cyrus)
Croesus: ACT III, Scene 13, "Glückliche Stunden, erfreulicher Tag" (Coro und Elmira)


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