Premiere Mayerling in Stuttgart

Photo (c) Roman Novitzky Stuttgart Ballet

Photo (c) Roman Novitzky Stuttgart Ballet

Crown Prince Rudolf in Mayerling is considered one of the most technically and emotionally demanding roles for male dancers; it is also a character that Friedemann aspired to perform for a long time. He is eagerly anticipating his debut in this challenging role of the tormented prince – heir to the Austro-Habsburg Empire in the late 19thCentury - at the Stuttgart Ballet premiere of the complex Kenneth MacMillan ballet on 18th May, with more performances to follow.

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Friedemann Vogel for Encens Magazine

Friedemann has always been fascinated by the power of photography to capture the poetry of movement in stillness. Preparing for fashion shoots is not too dissimilar to preparing for a performance; it’s ultimately about channeling emotions through movement, except with a stronger focus on the clothes. Friedemann thoroughly enjoyed this innovative collaboration with the Encens Magazine, for which he wore a range of labels, including Hed Mayner, Ralph Lauren, Kenzo, Emporio Armani, Uma Wang, Comme des Garcons and Issey Miyake.

Styled by Encens editor: Samuel Drira
Photos by Francesco Brigada
Video by Etienne Larragueta
Makeup by Samuel Ruffin-Hendrix
Hair by Nicolas Philippon

Swan Lake with the Stuttgart Ballet in Stuttgart

Alicia Amatriain and Friedemann Vogel in Swan Lake (c) Stuttgart Ballet

Alicia Amatriain and Friedemann Vogel in Swan Lake (c) Stuttgart Ballet

It is always a pleasure to dance Swan Lake, especially when it has been a while since Friedemann’s last performance of this ever-popular ballet. Friedemann is looking forward to reprising his role as Prince Siegfried and being torn between Alicia Amatriain’s Odile and Odette, for the opening night of this John Cranko classic on 6 December in Stuttgart. More performances to follow later in the month. 

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Ballet Gala "Alicia & Friends" in San Sebastián, Spain

Alicia Amatriain and Friedemann Vogel (c) Roman Novitzky

Alicia Amatriain and Friedemann Vogel (c) Roman Novitzky

Friedemann Vogel and Alicia Amatriain - his longtime dance partner and fellow Stuttgart Ballet étoile – first started dancing together at the John Cranko Schule when they were just 14 years old.  It is therefore with great pleasure and anticipation that Friedemann joins Alicia & Friends in her hometown, San Sebastián on 10th and 11th November, to perform a mixture of classical and contemporary repertoire.  Incidentally, this will be Friedemann’s debut in San Sebastián. 

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Gala des É​toiles in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Diana Vishneva and Friedemann Vogel (c) Irina Tuminene

Diana Vishneva and Friedemann Vogel (c) Irina Tuminene

Friedemann Vogel will be going to Kazakhstan for the first time, to dance in the Almaty Gala des Étoiles on 15th & 16th September. He is looking forward to partnering fellow Prix Maïa winner Diana Vishneva again, to perform two very different duets: Vertigo by Mauro Bigonzetti and a pas de deux from John Cranko’s Onegin.

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Das Vogue-Gespräch

"Volker Schlöndorff and Friedemann Vogel on art, and feelings that dance can bring."

 It was an absolute delight for Friedemann Vogel to spend an afternoon with the esteemed Oscar-winning director Volker Schlöndorff, for the "Conversation" series in the June issue of Vogue Germany. Photographs by Ann Ray

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Photoshoot & Interview for the March issue of Vogue Russia

Friedemann very much enjoyed working with photographer Matthew Brookes for the March issue of Vogue Russia. It was a fun afternoon shooting in Paris, where Friedemann took great pleasure in combining his passion for dance with his interest in fashion.

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Project for the Louis Vuitton Foundation Paris

Friedemann Vogel (c) Photographer Baki

This exceptional  event with creations from Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui brings together different artists at the Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris. Friedemann Vogel performs in excerpt from Firebird with Marie-Agnès Gilot choreographed by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Performance dates 29,30 October 2016.

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