B i o g r a p h y
German born bass-baritone Alexander Fritze started his musical education as part of the Orchestra Percussion Studies program at the University of Music in Saarbrücken where he studied with Prof. Thomas Keemss before changing to Opera/Vocal principal studies in 2015 where he studied with Prof. Rosemarie Bühler-Fey. During his time in Saarbrücken he took several parts in University productions such as "Iphigénie en Tauride“ (Skythe/Chorus), "The cunning little vixen“ (Badger/Parson), excerpts from "La Bohème“ (Colline), alongside with a concert performance of Bach’s "St. Matthews-Passion“ (Jesus) and several song recitals.
Alexander Fritze made his professional debut in Longborough Festival Opera’s 2017 production of Mozart’s "The Magic Flute“ in the role of "Second armed man“ under the baton of Mr Anthony Negus.
In the same year he came to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama to continue his studies with Prof Rudolf Piernay. In the school's 2018 production of "Orpheus in the Underworld“ he took on the part of "Pluto“.
His musical education took him to Masterclasses with Prof Edith Wiens (Juilliard School, New York) and Elizabeth McDonald (University of Toronto) as well as working together with renowned pianists and coaches like Eugene Asti, Bretton Brown, Peter Robinson and Linnhe Robertson.
In September 2019 Alexander Fritze will be continuing his studies in the Master of Music program as a recipient of the "Guildhall Financial Award“.