Werner Güra

German tenor Werner Güra started his career at the Semperoper Dresden where he performed in many Mozart and Rossini opera. Daniel Barenboim invited Werner Güra to the Staatsoper Berlin he sang opera productions at Teatro Carlo Felice, Genova, the Opera of Lille, La Monnaie Brussels and  the Opéra National de Paris.

Werner Güra devotes a great deal of his time to concerts. He appears on the important European concert with many important orchestras including Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Berliner Philharmonisches Orchester, Wiener Symphoniker, BBC Symphony Orchestra, the German,  Dutch, Spanish, Danish Radio Symphony Orchestras, with conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Riccardo Chailly, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Fabio Luisi, Kurt Masur, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Sir Roger Norrington, Trevor Pinnock, and many others.

Werner Güra is also much appreciated as Lied interpreter and gives recitals amongst others in the London Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Lincoln Center New York, and the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg.

For Harmonia Mundi France he recorded together with pianist Christoph Berner an impressive number of solo-cd’s  which all received the Diapason d’or and were elected Editor’s Choice in Gramophone. For his Winterreise recording he received the BBC Music Magazine Award “Vocal” 2011 and for his latest Schubert-recording Willkommen und Abschied the prestigious German ECHO-Klassik prize 2012.