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Uwe Schenker-Primus wurde in Rosenheim geboren. Erste musikalische Erfahrungen sammelte er im Windsbacher Knabenchor.

Sein Gesangsstudium bei Prof. Monika Bürgener  schloss er 2006 an der Hochschule für Musik mit Opern- und Konzertdiplom ab. Seitdem Betreuung durch Michail Lanskoi, Peter Frank und Gudrun Bär.

Er erhielt Preise aus verschiedenen Wettbewerben.

Konzerte im Oratorienbereich von Monteverdi über Bach, Mendeslssohn, Brahms bis hin zu zeitgenössischer Musik (so z.B. Pendereckis Lukaspassion oder Adams´ „Wound Dresser“) und Uraufführungen sowie Konzerte im Oper- und Operettenbereich nehmen neben dem Theaterleben eine wichtige Rolle ein. Ab 2005 war er festes Ensemblemitglied am Mainfrankentheater Würzburg und seit   2009 ist er festes Ensemblemitglied am Deutschen Nationaltheater Weimar und Gast an verschiedenen Häusern mit den wichtigen Partien seines Fachs.

Seit 2017 unterrichtet er an der Musikhochschule Franz Liszt in Weimar im Hauptfach Gesang.

 

English

Uwe Schenker-Primus was born in 1974 in Rosenheim. His experiences with the Windsbacher Knabenchor and its conductor KMD K. -F. Beringer prepared the ground for his way on the concert stage.

He finished his studies with Prof. Monika Bürgener  at the Hochschule für Musik Würzburg in 2006. In his years of study he performed different Roles (Figaro, Masetto, Rodomonte, Father in Cendrillon) on stages like Mainfrankentheater Würzburg, Kammeroper München, Stadttheater Fürth.

He won prices in different competitions.

In 2001 as a stipendiary of the Wagnerverband, in 2002 as a „stipendiary of the Deutschen Bühnengesellschaft“, in 2003 as Finalist in the Mozart-Competition Wiesbaden, in 2004 in the Armin-Knab Song-Competition Würzburg, in 2006 in the official international Mozart-Competition Würzburg.

He is singing the music of Monteverdi (Marienvesper), Bach (The Passions Arias and Jesus, Christmas Oratorio), Mendelssohn (Paulus, Elias), Orff (Carmina Burana) as well as contamporary music like Penderecki (St. Luke Passion), Adams (the wound dresser) or Tippett (A child of our time) with conductors like Jörg Straube (Hannover),   Markus Poschner (Berlin) , Daniel Klajner (Mulhouse), Jonathan Schiffmann (Avignon) and was invited to the Rheingaufestival“ Wiesbaden, „Mozartfest“ Würzburg, „Kissinger Sommer“  and „Stimmenfestival“ Lörrach.

The complete „Baritone Songs“ of the Composers Pfitzner and Korngold  have started to be released at the Naxos-Label.

From 2005-09 he had sung at the Mainfrankentheater Würzburg Roles like Shaunard, Valentin, Guglielmo, Papageno, Father in „Hänsel und Gretel“, Ping, Sagrestano, and Wolfram in Tannhäuser.

In 2009 he was engaged to the „Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar“, singing Don Giovanni, Silvio, Eugen Onegin, Conte Almaviva, Danilo, Germont, Sharpless, Falstaff and the other Roles of his „Fach“.

In 2017 he started to teach as a „Dozent“ at the Hochschule Franz Liszt Weimar.

 

English Short

Uwe Schenker-Primus´ experiences with the Windsbacher Knabenchor prepared the ground for his way on the concert stage.

He finished his studies with Prof. Monika Bürgener  at the Hochschule für Musik Würzburg in 2006.

He won prices in different competitions.

He is singing the music of Monteverdi (Marienvesper), Bach (The Passions Arias and Jesus, Christmas Oratorio), Mendelssohn (Paulus, Elias), Orff (Carmina Burana) as well as contamporary music like Penderecki (St. Luke Passion), Adams (the wound dresser) or Tippett (A child of our time) with conductors like Jörg Straube,  Markus Poschner, Stefan Solyom, Enrique Mazzola, Donald Runnicles, Kyrill Karabits, Stefan Lano and was invited to the Rheingaufestival“ Wiesbaden, „Mozartfest“ Würzburg, „Kissinger Sommer“  and „Stimmenfestival“ Lörrach.

From 2005-09 he had sung at the Mainfrankentheater Würzburg

In 2009 he was engaged to the „Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar“, singing the main roles of his „Fach“ like Don Giovanni, Valentin, Silvio, Eugen Onegin, Conte Almaviva, Danilo, Germont, Wolfram in Tannhäuser, Falstaff, Father in Hänsel and Gretel.

In 2017 he started to teach as a „Dozent“ at the Hochschule Franz Liszt Weimar.

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