Heinz Zednik

(b. 1940)

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(b Vienna, 1940).

Austrian tenor. Début Graz 1963 (Trabuco in La forza del destino). Has appeared in Paris, Montreal, Moscow, and Munich. Débuts: Vienna Opera 1965; Bayreuth 1970 (and sang Loge and Mime in centenary Ring 1976); NY 1981; Salzburg Fest. 1981. Created Regisseur in Un re in ascolto (Salzburg 1984) and Hadank in Penderecki's Die schwarze Maske (Salzburg 1986). One of most admired of contemp. character tenors.

Subjects: Opera.

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