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

Friedemann Vogel as Armand in The Lady of the Camellias

Alicia Amatriain and Friedemann Vogel in  The Lady of the Camellias (c) Hidemi Seto

Alicia Amatriain and Friedemann Vogel in The Lady of the Camellias (c) Hidemi Seto

For Stuttgart Ballet’s imminent revival of The Lady of the Camellias to celebrate the 40th anniversary of this ballet masterpiece that was created for the company, Friedemann is relishing his reprisal of the role of Armand Duval, as well as the precious opportunity to work with esteemed choreographer John Neumeier again. Friedemann will be performing on 16th January for the opening night, with subsequent dates to be announced. 

Photo exhibition in Paris

Friedemann Vogel by (c) Matthew Brookes for Vogue Russia

Friedemann Vogel by (c) Matthew Brookes for Vogue Russia


Friedemann is delighted to be featured in the Ballet Couture exhibition in Paris, which brings together two creative universes: ballet and couture. Visitors can expect to see photos of Friedemann taken by Youn Sik Kim, Baki and by Matthew Brookes for Vogue Russia. With a diverse selection of exceptional photographs, this exhibition not only presents the world of the greatest ballet dancers and their costumes, but will also reveal collaborations between fashion designers and choreographers with the photographic and aesthetic perspective of artists across generations. Curated by Frédéric Fontan, Ballet Couture will run from 15 March to 4 May at the Alfalibra Gallery, at 324 rue Saint-Martin 75003 Paris. DETAILS

Fashion for Men feature

Friedemann Vogel (c)  Milan Vukmirovic

Friedemann Vogel (c) Milan Vukmirovic

Friedemann is thrilled to be featured in the 7th edition of the annual Fashion for Men magazine, newly launched at Colette in Paris, and available soon in fashion & design capitals around the world. It was a total joy for Friedemann to work with the magazine’s founder Milan Vukmirovic himself for the photo shoot. Friedemann was dressed by Fendi, making this his second collaboration with the Italian luxury brand for a magazine feature. 

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“Die Fledermaus” with Teatro dell’Opera of Rome

Friedemann Vogel (c) Monica Menez

Friedemann will debut in Roland Petit's “Die Fledermaus” as Johann with Teatro dell'Opera di Roma at Teatro Costanzi in Rome.

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From 13th to 15th January 2017 Friedemann Vogel will as well join the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma's tour to Paris at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. TICKETS PARIS

This two act ballet was firstly staged in 1979, it isbased on the “operetta” by Johann Strauss Jr with the music arranged by Douglas Gamley. Bella, married to Johann, is discreetly courted by Ulrich, a family friend. She istroubled by her husband’s pleasure-seeking at night. Every night, Johann puts on a bat’s wings and flies off to have fun the city. With the help of Ulrich, Bella, turns into a mysterious and wonderful creature of the night and follows her husband in his nocturnal escapades, eventually she seduces him in disguise. She finds him after a night of debauchery in a prison and finally manages to cut his wings and to bring him back home. But despite the couple returning to a normal life,  a mad waltz explodes in the finale. It is a scene that seems to celebrate enjoyment as the true art of living, as if dancing is the only salvation.

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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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Teatro alla Scala's Giselle with Svetlana Zakharova on Tour to Paris 2015

Svetlana Zakharova and Friedemann Vogel in Giselle (c) Martin Divisek

Svetlana Zakharova and Friedemann Vogel in Giselle (c) Martin Divisek

Friedemann Vogel was invited to dance Teatro alla Scala Milano's production of Giselle on Tour to Paris together with Svetlana Zakharova. The performances will take place at Palais des Congrès in Paris on February 3,4 and 6.

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Étoiles Gala in Japan

Sue Jin Kang and Friedemann Vogel in Lady of the camellias (c) Stuttgart Ballet

Friedemann Vogel will join the "Étoiles Gala" in Japan. His program including Pas de Deuxs from Manon, Onegin and the Lady of the Camellias together with Paris Opera Étoiles Amandine Albisson and Isabelle Ciaravola. The Performances will take place in Nagoya , Tokyo and Osaka. The tour starts in Nagoya on 25th July 2014. 

dates and more details NAGOYA , TOKYO , OSAKA