Mario Zeffiri

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Paul Armin Edelmann was born in Vienna, where he was a member and soloist with the Vienna Boys' Choir. After completing his vocal studies at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna under his father Otto Edelmann, he was engaged at the Stadttheater Koblenz. He has been a freelance singer since 1998.

Guest performances followed at the Vienna State Opera, Vienna Volksoper, Theater an der Wien, Teatro Real Madrid, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie Brussels, Komische Oper Berlin, San Diego Opera, New National Theatre Tokyo, Opéra de Rouen, Lincoln Center Festival New York, the Staatstheaters Darmstadt and Wiesbaden. He has also been invited to the opera houses in Cologne, Frankfurt, Leipzig and Düsseldorf, to Opera Ireland Dublin, the Israeli Opera Tel Aviv, Palau de les Arts Valencia, San Sebastian Festival, Hong Kong Opera, Center of the Performing Arts Beijing, Opéra National de Montpellier, Prinzregententheater München, Staatsoper Stuttgart, the Czech National Theatre Prague, Teatro de la Maestranza Sevilla, Teatro Massimo Bellini Catania, the Winter Music Festival Sochi, Opéra national du Rhin Strasbourg, Rheingau Music Festival, Bregenz Festival, Palacio de Bellas Artes Mexico City, Opéra National de Paris and the Teatro Municipal in Rio de Janeiro.

In 2014 and 2015 he released his Lied albums “Schumann - Selected Songs” and “Die schöne Magelone” accompanied by Charles Spencer, while in autumn 2016 he released “Reger - Orchestral Songs” accompanied by the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz. In 2018 his “Schubert Album” on the Naxos/Capriccio label.

In 2022 and 2023 Paul Armin Edelmann appears as a guest at the Philharmonie Köln, the Ljubljana Festival, Musiktage Wolfegg, Theater Aachen, with the Staatsorchester Braunschweig at the Volkswagenhalle Braunschweig, Performing Arts Theatre Beer Sheva / Israel, Burg Perchtoldsdorf, the Opera Royal de la Wallonie / Liège, Mahler Musikwochen Toblach / Italy, Kursaal Bad Lauchstädt / Germany and the Music Festival Raiding / Austria.

As a Lied and concert singer, Paul Armin Edelmann has performed in the following international concert halls: Wiener Konzerthaus, Wiener Musikverein, Philharmonie Berlin, in numerous concerts with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra under Manfred Honeck at Heinz Hall Pittsburgh, Berwaldhallen Stockholm, Bronfman Auditorium Tel Aviv, Philharmonie Warsaw, Koncerthuset Kopenhagen, Salzburger Festspielhaus, Brucknerhaus Linz, Salzburger Mozarteum, Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Philharmonie Cologne, Philharmonie am Gasteig Munich, Auditorio Alfredo Kraus Las Palmas, Konzerthaus Dortmund, Philharmonie Luxembourg, Palau de la Música Valencia, Kurhaus Wiesbaden, Tonhalle Zurich, KKL Lucerne, Victoria Hall Geneva, Rudolfinum Prague, Tchaikovsky Conservatory Moscow and – for a concert in honour of Pope John Paul II. – at the Vatican (Joseph Haydn: The Creation, 1998), where he performed again with the Vienna Philharmonic in 2006 (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Coronation Mass in C major, KV 317).

In recital he has performed in Austria, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Denmark, the USA, Canada, China and Japan, often together with his brother Peter Edelmann.

Paul Armin Edelmann has worked with numerous renowned conductors such as Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Lorin Maazel, Michel Plasson, Ivor Bolton, Kazushi Ono, Paolo Carignani, Miguel Gómez Martínez, Julia Jones, Ralf Weikert, Karel Mark Chichon, Jeffrey Tate, Vladimir Fedosejew, Leopold Hager and Manfred Honeck.

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Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique; Lélio
Mario Zeffiri, Kyle Ketelsen, Gérard Depardieu
Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Label: CSO Resound | 2015

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Simon Mayr: Ginevra di Scozia
Myrtò Papatanasiu, Magdalena Hinterdobler, Anna Bonitatibus, Stefanie Irányi, Mario Zeffiri, Marko Cilic, Peter Schöne, Virgil Mischok
Münchner Rundfunkorchester | Männerchor des Heinrich-Schütz-Ensembles Vornbach
Conductor: George Petrou
Label: Oehms | 2014

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Works by Franz Liszt, Richard Strauss
Piano: Manuel Lange
Label: Prestige Classics | 2013

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Giuseppe Verdi: Messa da Requiem
Barbara Frittoli, Olga Borodina, Mario Zeffiri, Ildar Abdrazakov
Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Label: CSO Resound | 2010

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Martina Janková and Mario Zeffiri perform in an eagerly-awaited rediscovery of Gustav Wasa, the only surviving opera by Mozart’s contemporary Leopold Koželuch.