ANDREAS SCHAGER studied at the Universität für Musik in Vienna. He gave his debut performance in 2009 at the Tirole Festival Erl als David in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. He has since sung the roles of Florestan (Fidelio), Max (Der Freischütz), Rienzi (Rienzi), Tristan (Tristan und Isolde) and Siegfried in Götterdämmerung as well as in Siegfried. Engagements have taken him to the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Berlin State Opera, Teatro Real Madrid, Hamburg State Opera, the Opera in Rome and La Scala Milan. His most recent highlights include Apollo in Daphne in Cleveland and at Carnegie Hall in New York, Tristan in Rome, Gurrelieder in Paris, Erik (Fliegender Holländer) at the Hamburg and Berlin State Opera as well as at the Bayreuth Festival in 2016, Tannhäuser in Antwerp, Siegmund in Leipzig and a new production of Fidelio at the Berlin State Opera. Current projects include Tamino as well as a new production of Parsifal at the Berlin State Opera, Tristan in Rome und Siegfried in Toronto, Leipzig und Wiesbaden. In the seasons 2017-2019 Andreas Schager will take on the title role of Parsifal at the Bayreuth Festival.