Florian Resetarits Priester
Florian Resetarits was born in Burgenland, Austria, and trained at the Music and Arts Private University of the City of Vienna, where he graduated with a Masters degree in 2017. He has been performing at festivals and in cabarets and concerts since he was a child. He has a permanent contract with the Festspiele Musical Güssing, where his roles have included the MC in CABARET, Jekyll and Hyde in JEKYLL UND HYDE, Ché in EVITA, Billy in CAROUSEL, Marius in LES MISÈRABLES and Fred Graham in KISS ME KATE. As part of his university course, he appeared in SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT, ANYTHING GOES and THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE. At the Schlossfestival Wilfersdorf he played Frank Rex in the operetta SEASON IN SALZBURG and Armand Brissard in THE COUNT OF LUXEMBOURG. In the summer of 2013, he made his debut at the Lehár Festival Bad Ischl playing Rudolph in HALLO, DOLLY! and Pista in WHERE THE LARK SINGS, followed by Gaston in GIGI in 2014, Freddy in MY FAIR LADY in 2015, and Dr Blind in DIE FLEDERMAUS in 2016. A very versatile artist, he has also been a soloist at the Schubert Festival, held in the house where Schubert was born, has sung in concerts with the Pannonian Philharmonic, conducted by Prof. Alois Hochstrasser, and played the blacksmith in the chamber opera DER KLEINE SCHMIED VON RUHLA in the 2014 and 2015 seasons in Thüringen. From the autumn of 2016 until January 2017, he played Fridolin Weber/Thorwart in the VBW production of MOZART! in Duisburg and China.