Sebastian CAMPIONE  Bass
 
  BIOGRAPHY  

 

Since the season 2016/17 Sebastian Campione is a member of the Wuppertal Theatre ensemble, where he portrays such roles as CRESPEL, SPARAFUCILE, LEPORELLO,... As the EREMIT in »Der Freischütz« and SARASTRO in »Die Zauberflöte«, he returns to the Münster Theatre. Before, he had a permanent engagement at the German National Theatre Weimar,where he appeared as OSMIN, SARASTRO, FÜRST GREMIN, COLLINE, MONTERONE, CUNO and ASSIMILIANO in Verdi's »I Masnadieri«. The only 32 old bass singer made his debut at the Bregenz Festival as KHEMAL and ABDULLAH in the World Premiere of Peter Herbert's Opera»Trans-Maghreb«and as HUBERT in Max Bruch's »Die Loreley« in Sunday Concerts with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orhestra. Besides, he had successful guest performences a the Münster Theatre as SARASTRO.

Sebastian Campione was born in Munich and already at the tender age of 8 he sang in the Children Choir of theBavarian State Opera . He first studied singing with Bettina Kühne and Hartmut Elbert at theBavarian Singin Academy, before completing his musical studies at the Munich Music and Theatre University with Wolfgang Brendel. While still stuying, he took part in vaious university opera projects and asng at the August Everding Theatre Academy, where he could be seen a.o. as COLLINE,DON ALFONSO, TOLOMEO in »Giulio Cesare in Egitto«, GOBERNADOR in Henze's »Das Wundertheater« and as VATER in »Ein Landarzt«.

He was both FIGARO and ANTONIO in a Bavarian Televisionn production of Mozart's »Le nozze di Figaro.Time and again , he sang SELIM in »Il turco in Italia« at the Pasing Factory and ALIDORO in »La Cenerentola« at the Castle Festival Sondershausen. He also was DON MAGNIFICO in „Moosach macht Oper“ in his native town Munich.

Immediately after graduating, he was engaged as Company Principal in the State Theatre at the Gärtnerplatz (2009/2010) where he could be heard as SARASTRO, EREMIT, COLLINE, HALY in »L'Italiana in Algeri« , In Gilbert&Sullivan's operas »The Pirats« he was SAMUEL and in »The Mikado«. he was POOH-BAH in

Sebastian Campione has worked with conductors such as Oswald Salaberger, David Stahl, Ulf Schirmer, Marko Letonja, Stefan Klingele, Stefan Solyom, Stefan Blunier and Massimo Zanetti.

In 2015 he was awarded with the Rudolf-Bräuer Scholarship for extraordinary vocal achievements

 

 
 
 
REVIEWS
 
Staatsoperette Dresden – Die Hochzeit des Figaro - BARTOLO
Especially in the first act, Sebastian Campione proves he has a powerful voice with both volume and transparency.
Der neue Merker- Christoph Suhre
Vereinigte Bühnen Wuppertal - Rigoletto - SPARAFUCILE
Bass Sebastian Campione as Sparafucile and mezzosoprano Catriona Morison as Maddalena are in no way inferior to this high level.
Westdeutsche Zeitung
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With black depths Sebastian Campione gives Sparafucile diabolic traits.
Online Musik Magazin
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Wuppertal Theatre - The Love For Three Oranges - KING and COOK
Sebastian Campione asthe king and the cook has a clear, incisive bass voice.
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SZENENFOTOS
Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar - Die Zauberflöte - SARASTRO
 
Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar - Die Entführung aus dem Serail - OSMIN