Tenor Julian Habermann, born in Freising in 1993, was a member of the Regensburg Cathedral Choir (Domspatzen).
Julian Habermann was a junior student at the Würzburg Conservatory, under the tutelage of Christian Elsner. Subsequently, he continued his musical studies at the Frankfurt Conservatory, working with Hedwig Fassbender and Thilo Dahlmann. Additional mentors have included Enza Ferrari, Rudolf Piernay, Axel Bauni, and Helmut Deutsch.
The young tenor is a recipient of numerous scholarships. As early as 2012, he was a prize winner in the junior division of the National Singing Competition. In the 2017 edition of the international song competition “Das Lied,” Mr. Habermann was the youngest participant and finalist. At the 2018 National Singing Competition in Berlin, he received the Rosenbaum Foundation prize.
While still a conservatory student, Julian Habermann sang several solo roles at the Frankfurt Opera, the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, and the Rheingau Music Festival. As part of the ongoing season, Mr. Habermann made his role debut as Oronte in Händel’s “Alcina” at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, under the baton of Konrad Junghänel.
Julian Habermann was a guest artist with the famed Tölzer Knabenchor (Boys Choir), singing the arias in performances of Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion” throughout Germany and Italy. Recently, he performed in an anniversary concert with the Frankfurt Cäcilien Choir as the Evangelist in Bach’s “Christmas Oratorio,“ and was tenor soloist in the “St. Matthew Passion” with the Netherlands Bach Society, directed by Philippe Herreweghe.
Mr. Habermann has given song recitals in the Goethe Haus Frankfurt, at the Max Reger Festival in Weiden, and at the Hugo Wolf Academy in Stuttgart. In 2018, he participated in a song workshop “Liederwerkstatt” at the Kissinger Summer Festival. As a recitalist, he works closely with collaborative pianist Götz Payer.
Beginning in the 2019/2020 season, Julian Habermann will be an ensemble member of the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, where his solo roles will include the Steuermann in Wagner’s “Flying Dutchman,” and the Evangelist in Bach’s “St. Matthew Passion.”