Prof. Lars Woldt was born in Herford in 1972. He studied singing with Martin Christian Vogel and composition with Giselher Klebe and Martin Christoph Redel at the University of Music in Detmold. Further vocal studies led him to KS Franz Crass.
Lars Woldt then moved on to Detmold, Innsbruck and the Vienna Volksoper before joining the ensemble of the Vienna State Opera.
He has performed extensively in London, Paris, Vienna, Tokyo, Barcelona, Dresden, Hamburg, Munich, Zurich, Budapest, Taipei, Copenhagen, Cologne, Stuttgart and Düsseldorf as well as at the Salzburg, Glyndebourne and Bregenz Festivals.
His repertoire includes roles such as Baron Ochs auf Lerchenau (“Der Rosenkavalier”), Rocco (“Fidelio”), Daland (“Der Fliegende Holländer”), King Marke (“Tristan und Isolde”), Fasolt (“Das Rheingold”), Fafner (“Das Rheingold” and “Siegfried”), La Roche (“Capriccio”), Osmin (“Die Entführung aus dem Serail”), Sir Morosus (“Die Schweigsame Frau”), Kaspar (“Der Freischütz”), Falstaff (“Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor”), van Bett (“Zar und Zimmermann”), Baculus (“Der Wildschütz”), Count Waldner (“Arabella”), Doktor (“Wozzeck”) and Bottom (“A Midsummer Night’s Dream”).
In addition to numerous radio and television productions, various CD and DVD recordings have been made in recent years; among others. “Der Rosenkavalier” (Glyndebourne Festival/Ticciati), “Wozzeck” (Zurich Opera House/Luisi), “Der Fliegende Holländer” (Theater an der Wien/Minkowski), “Das Rheingold” (Vienna State Opera/Thielmann), “Der Prozeß” (Salzburg Festival/Gruber), “Der Freischütz” (London Symphony Orchestra/Davis) and the “Der Kaiser von Atlantis” (Munich Radio Orchestra/Hahn).
From 2011 to 2016 Lars Woldt held a professorship for singing at the University of Music in Detmold. Since the winter semester 2016/17 he has been teaching at the University of Music and Theatre in Munich.