Patrick Vogel was born in Berlin and stayed in his home town to study singing at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler with Roman Trekel and Julia Varady. After finishing his studies Patrick joined the International Opera Studio in Zurich and was subsequently offered a two-year contract at the Stadttheater Klagenfurt in Austria.
Future engagements include Walther/Tannhäuser, Graf Elemer/Arabella and Arturo/Lucia di Lammermoor at Semperoper Dresden, 3rd Jew/Salome at Salzburger Festspiele as well as ensemble performances at Oper Leipzig including Fanciulla del West, Freischütz, Turandot, Tannhäuser, Die Zauberflöte, Rosenkavalier, Salome, Alfredo/Traviata, Lucia di Lammermoor, Parsifal, Rusalka and Verkaufte Braut.
At Genoa’s Teatro Carlo Felice, he made a succesful debut as Captain Vere in ‘Billy Budd’, and returned the following season as Don Ottavio in ‘Don Giovanni’ alongside Erwin Schrott and as Narraboth in ‘Salome’, under the muscial direction of Fabio Luisi. Recently he sang Fenton in Otto Nicolai’s ‘Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor’ for the Staatstheater Kassel and the Magdeburg Oper House. He made his Hamburg State Opera debut in a ballet version of Gustav Mahler’s ‘Das Lied von der Erde’, directed by John Neumeier.
In 2017 Patrick made his debut at the Tokyo Spring festival under the musical direction of Ulf Schirmer. He sang in Puccini‘s Messa di Gloria in 2016 at both the Berlin Konzerthaus Berlin and the Zurich Tonhalle. In the summer of that same year he also appeared for the first time at the Salzburg Festival, in ‘Manon Lescaut’ as lampionniao / Maestro di ballo, under the baton of Marco Armiliato. A recording was releaed by Deutsche Grammophon.
From the season 2015-16 onwards, he has been a member of the ensemble at the Leipzig Opera, where his roles have included Tamino in ‘Die Zauberflöte’, Pang in ‘Turandot’, Arturo in ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’, and Walter von der Vogelweide in ‘Tannhäuser’. This season he will also make his role debut as Alfredo in ‘La Traviata’.
Previous roles include Sellem in ‘The Rake’s Progress’ at the Staatsoper Berlin, Valzacchi (‘Rosenkavalier’) at the Deutsche Oper, Berlin. He has also sung at the Munich Opera Festival, in the world premiere of Erich Zeisel’s opera ‘Hiob’.
On record, he has recently appeared on the label Harmonia Mundi / Sony Music with Salieri’s opera ‘La scuola de’ gelosi’ with the ensemble l’arte del mondo under the baton of Werner Ehrhardt, as well as Dido (‘Dido and Aeneas’) with the ensemble Univocale under the musical direction of Christoph Ostendorf.
In addition to his operatic work, Patrick Vogel has a wide-ranging song repertoire. His repertoire also includes many concert works, ranging from Monteverdi to Britten (‘War Requiem’) and beyond, for instance to contemporary works by Katia Tchemberdij. On the Stuttgart Bach Ensemble’s tour of South America he sang the Evangelist in Bach’s ‘St Matthew Passion‘.