Daniel JENZ Tenor
 
  BIOGRAPHY  

 

Since the season 2017/18 Daniel Jenz is member of the Ensemble at the State Theatre Kassel. He can be seen a.o. as TOM RAKEWALL in “The Rake’s Progress”, FENTON in “Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor” , TONY in der “West Side Story”, BARON KRONTHAL or TAMINO.

From 2013 until 2017 he joined the Ensemble of the Theater Lübeck where he was successful with roles like BARON KRONTHAL in “Der Wildschütz”, DON RAMIRO in” La Cenerentola”, TEBALDO in” I Capuleti e i Montecchi”, NEMORINO in “L’elisire d’amore” or FERRANDO in “Cosi fan tutte”. Last season, he returned to the Lübeck Thatre to sing the STEERSMAN in “Der Fliegende Holländer” and LURCANIO in Händel’s “Ariodante”.

Born in Esslingen the German tenor studied at the conservatories of Graz and Mainz. At the State Theatre Mainz, he started his professional career as member of the ‚young Ensemble’.

He has won the federal competition singing in 2006 and in 2009 he was awarded the Franz-Völker-Award for young tenors.
He is scholarship holder of the Hanser-Strecker-Foundation, the Richard-Wagner-Scholarship Foundation and the Mainz Theatre Culture Foundation and prize winner of the Rotary Music Competition Wiesbaden. He became his first permanent engagement at the Hildesheim Theatre.

Guest engagements brought him to the Berlin State Opera, the Opera houses in Frankfurt and Bonn, the Hamburg State Opera , The Mannheim National Theatre, the Linz Municipal Theatre , the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall . Daniel Jenz works with renowned conductors and stage directors like René Jacobs, Sylvain Cambreling, Dennis Russell Davies, Vasily Petrenko, Stefan Blunier, Erik Nielsen, Anthony Pilavachi, Peer Boysen, Nigel Lowery und Olivier Tambosi.

In 2007 Daniel Lenz could be seen with the German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra under the musical direction of Enrico Delamboye in the SWR series “Musikdebüt – Junge Musiker der Extraklasse”.

Daniel is also a sought after concert singer and performs a wide repertory including masses and oratories of Bach, Händel, Dvorak, Haydn, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Monteverdi, Mozart, Rossini, just to name a few.

In June 2019 he sings Haydn’s Creationwith the Hagen Philharmonic Orchestra. At the Hagen Theatre, he could already be seen in the season 2019/20 as SHEPERD and the VOICE OF A YOUNG SAILOR in “Tristan und Isolde” and at the Pforzheim Theatre as NEMORINO.
In summer 2019 he sings for the first time at the Lehar Festival Bad Ischl. Here, he is RAOUL DE GARDEFEU in “Pariser Leben“ and MAXIME DE LA VALLÉ in “Clou-Clou“.

 

 
 
 
REVIEWS
 
LEHAR Festival Bad Ischl – Clo-Clo – MAXIME DE LA VALLE
The German tenor Daniel Jenz gave a sympathetic Maxim de la Vallé, who finally succeeded in courting Clo-Clo.
Online Merker
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Theater Lübeck – Ariodante – LURCANIO
Before leaving Lübeck, Daniel Jenz surprised once again as Lurcanio with a great performance. His voice was brilliant and solid and he splendidly mastered the baroque expressive essence. We shall miss him.
Unser Lübeck
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Staatstheater Kassel - Der Wildschütz – BARON KRONTHAL
Daniel Jenz sings Baron Kronthal with a smooth, beautifully timbred, clear tenor voice and presents some marvellous peaks.
OMM
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As Baron Kronthal lives out his Weltschmerz. With plenty of tenoral melodiousness and high agility, Daniel Jenz set gelaming highlights.
HNA
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Theater Lübeck – Der Wildschütz – BARON KRONTHAL
Daniel Jenz as the countess‘ brother lets his clear tenor voice shine. He convincingly plays the youthful lover- a real gain for the Lübeck ensemble.
LN Online
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Staatstheater Kassel – Falstaff - FENTON
Karola Sophia Schmid as Nannetta and Daniel Jenz as Fenton are a great couple: fresh, brilliant and with plenty of emotions they provide the lyrical moments of the „Commedia lirica“.
HNA
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Daniel Jenz clear, bright tenor voice perfectly harmonises with his partner’s voice.
Staatstheater Kassel
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Staatstheater Kassel – Westside Story - TONY
With great intensity but without overdrawing and with a truly moving singing, Daniel Jenz portrays den Tony –not only in the mega hit
Staatstheater Kassel
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Theater Lübeck – Armide – RENAUD
His voice has some magnificent naturalvocal heights
LN Online
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Kassel – The Rake’s Progress –TOM RAKEWELL
Convincing as singer-actor act Daniel Jenz, a vocally strong Tom with high presence.
HNA
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SZENENFOTOS
Lehar Festival Bad Ischl – Pariser Leben – RAOUL DE GARDEFEU
(Photo: Foto Hofer, Lehar Festival Bad Ischl)
 
Theater Lübeck – Armide – RENAUD
Photo: Jochen Quast
 
Theater Lübeck – Der Fliegende Holländer – STEUERMANN
Photo: Olaf Mazahn
 
Theater Lübeck – Ariodante – LURCANIO
 
Theater Kassel – Der Wildschutz (left) – BARON KRONTHAL
 
Theater Kassel – Die Zauberflöte - TAMINO