The bass-baritone Georg Festl is part of the soloists ensemble at the Staatstheater Darmstadt. In

2018/19, he made his critically acclaimed debut as "Saint François d’Assise" in Messiaen‘s sole

opera. For the interpretation of this role, the magazine "Opernwelt" nominated him to be one of

the most promising young opera singers of his generation, "operanow" wrote he is "destined for

stardom" and the daily newspaper "Darmstädter Echo" awarded him with the title "best singer of

the year". His repertoire includes roles such as "Leporello" in "Don Giovanni", "Papageno" in "Die

Zauberflöte", "Figaro" in "Le nozze di Figaro", "Athlet/Tierbändiger" in "Lulu", "Golaud" in "Pelleas

et Melisande", "Schaunard" in "La Boheme", "Heerrufer" in "Lohengrin", "Sam" in "Trouble in

Tahiti" and "Frank" in "Die Fledermaus". Georg Festl sang at La Monnaie, Brussels, Staatstheater

Karlsruhe, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Staatstheater Augsburg, the Münchner Opernfestspiele and

the Munich Biennale. In 2023/2024, he will sing at Zurich Opera in the piece Amerika, "Leporello" at

the Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, and "Dulcamara" and "Orest" in Darmstadt.

In 2020, Georg Festl recorded the song "When She Loved Me" with the Royal Philharmonic

Orchestra for the "Disney Goes Classical Album" (Decca Records).

While he was studying at the University of Music in Würzburg, he was already a member of the

soloist ensemble at the Staatstheater Augsburg for two years and was a guest soloist at the

Mainfrankentheater Würzburg. During his studies, he was awarded with scholarships by the

Richard-Wagner society and the Da-Ponte society. The states of Bavaria and Quebec also

awarded him with a scholarship in order to sing at the "Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyrique" in