Franz basic jack

Franz basic jack (KS) (* 27. September 1937 in Trier) is a German-Austrian chamber singer and opera singer (being correct subject: Bariton).

After its study in Hamburg and at the music Academy OF the west in Santa Barbara he received his first commitment at the Hamburgi state State of (Hamburgi state opera) to 1966. At the 11. December 1976 followed its debut at the Viennese state opera, as Figaro in the MozartsLe nozze di Figaro “. At both houses it is also today further in demand as singers. Its nearly 40-jährigen career led it to all important opera houses of the world.

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defiance of its international career remained always connected Franz basic jack of its homeland. In the play time 2003/2004 it gastierte as Scarpia at the city theatre of its hometown Trier. In the play time he will have there to be seen 2005/2006 in smelling pool of broadcasting corporations Wagner 's “the flying dutchman “.

Likewise Franz basic jack is available regularly for choir concerts in its hometown. It has special connections to the choirs trierer quarters of the Ehrang, in which it is “at home”.


  • Macbeth
  • Barak (woman without shade)
  • Olivier (Capriccio)
  • Escamillo (Carmen)
  • Jago (Otello)
  • Rigoletto
  • Simon Boccanegra
  • Amonasro (Aida)
  • Kurwenal (Tristan and Isolde)
  • Mandryka (Arabella)
  • Amfortas (Parsifal)
  • Scarpia (Tosca)
  • dutchman
  • Wozzeck
  • Orest
  • Cardillac
  • Don Giovanni
  • Guglielmo Wulf (Le villi)


Franz basic jack co-operated so far with the following conductors:

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