Karl Huml

Karl Huml was born in Melbourne, Australia, he studied singing at the Victorian College of the Arts with Rosamund Illing and Ruth Falcon and finished his studies successfully with a diploma.

His first engagement was at the Australian Opera in Sydney, where he sang in the productions of “Traviata”, “Billy Budd”, “Romeo et Juliette”, “Rinaldo” as well as Frate in “Don Carlos” and Basilio in “Barbiere di Siviglia”.

As the winner of the German Operatic Award, Karl Huml became a member of the Cologne Opera Young Artists’ programme and he was heard at the Cologne Opera in productions of “Faust”, “Zauberflöte”, “Billy Budd”, “Love for the Three Oranges”, “Semele”, “Hoffmann’s Tales”.

Then he was engaged in Bremen, where he sang roles like Ramfis, Sarastro, Collin, Don Basilio, Ferrando, Timur, Eremit, Frère Laurent in “Romeo et Juliette”, Colatinus in “The Rape of Lucrezia”, Snugh/Theseus in “Midsummer Night’s Dream”, Inigo Gomez in “L’Heure espagnole” and the title role of “Don Quichotte”.

Mr. Huml was engaged at Volksoper Vienna where he was heard as Collin, Sarastro, Zuniga, Don Basilio, Sparafucile and Crespel.

Other guest contracts brought the artist to Australian Opera in Sydney as Sarastro, to Staatsoper Hamburg for “Salome”, to Essen with “Don Carlos”, to Biel for “Kaiser von Atlantis”, to Bremen as Don Quichotte, to Perth as Sparafucile, to Sydney for “Mozart Requiem”, to Melbourne for “The seven deadly sins” and Mozart’s “Mass in C Minor” and to Brisbane for “Salome”.

Recent contracts till 2015/16 include Sarastro at the Seefestspiele Berlin, Daland at the Barbican Center in London and "Salome", Zuniga in "Carmen" and Angelotti at Volksoper Vienna, the new production of “Trovatore” during the festival in Vienna at Theater an der Wien and the "Meistersinger" production at Festspiele Salzburg. He was singing "The love for the three oranges" in Florence, Sparafucile Guardian, Sarastro with Opera Classica in Versailles, Bad Homburg and at Burg Wertheim, "Salome" at Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Joe in "Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny" and Commendatore in "Don Giovanni" in Rostock.

2015/16/17 he will be singing "The Nose" at Neue Oper in Vienna and in Budapest, Osmin, Alaskawolf Joe, "Ermione" and "Candide in Rostock, "Baruch's Schweigen" and "Pallas Athene weint" in Vienna, "Albert Herring" in Florence where he was invited back to sing there 2017 Faust". In summer 2017 he will sing "Rigoletto" at Festival in St. Margarethen followed by "Werther" in Klagenfurt.