Samling Artist and Britten-Pears Young Artist JOHANNES KAMLER is an internationally sought-after baritone in opera, song, and oratorio. He has given concerts as a soloist with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Symphony Orchestra, as well as the Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar de Venezuela under conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle, Gustavo Dudamel, Sir Mark Elder, and Marin Alsop, performing in significant concert halls and opera venues in London, Berlin, Baden-Baden, Moscow, and Caracas.
Johannes has also had notable performances with Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo with the Royal Opera in the Roundhouse London, with Puccini’s Manon Lescaut at the Easter Festival in Baden-Baden, and with Britten’s War Requiem in the Royal Festival Hall London.
A particularly remarkable event was the German Federal President’s official concert for and in the presence of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI with Bach’s Christmas Oratorio in the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican State. The concert was broadcast worldwide and recorded on CD and DVD with the label Ars Musici.
In August 2015 Johannes made his debut as Marcello in Puccini’s La bohème at the Verbier Festival. Future engagements include recitals at such festivals like Oxford Lieder with Roger Vognoles, and performances of Haydn’s Creation under Gustavo Dudamel at Walt Disney Concert Hall with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, as well as under Thomas Hengelbrock with NDR Symphony Orchestra in Hamburg. He will sing Ruggiero in Halévy’s La Juive and John Sorel in Menotti’s The Consul at the Bavarian State Opera.
The finalist of the international song competition DAS LIED in Berlin 2015 did his undergraduate studies in Freiburg, Germany and in Toronto, Canada. Johannes did his postgraduate studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.
Johannes is regularly enhancing his education by participating in masterclasses with such artists as Prof Edith Wiens, Wolfgang Holzmair, Imogen Cooper, Emma Kirkby, and Graham Johnson. Johannes Kammler, born in Augsburg, started his musical career with the famous Augsburger Domsingknaben.
Since the 2015/2016 season Johannes participates in the Opera Studio at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich and sings under such conductors as Kirill Petrenko, Bertrand de Billy, Oksana Lyniv, Andrea Battistoni, Asher Fisch, Marco Armiliato, and Constantin Trinks.