In subsequent years, he appeared at the Teatro di Giuseppe Verdi in Trieste in “Götterdämmerung” (Siegfried), at Prague’s National Theater in “Tristan und Isolde” (Tristan); for a number of years he was a guest at Munich’s Gärtnerplatztheater / Prinzregententheater singing in such operas as Wagner’s “Das Liebesverbot” (Claudio), “Ariadne auf Naxos” (Bacchus), “Hoffmanns Erzählungen” (Hoffmann), and “Il Tabarro” (Luigi).
He appeared at Rome’s opera house (Fidelio / Florestan, Der fliegende Holländer / Erik), the opera houses of Modena and Ferrara (Fliegender Holländer / Erik), the New Israeli Opera Tel Aviv (Fidelio / Florestan in a production of Nikolaus Lehnhoff’s), the opera in Las Palmas (Ariadne auf Naxos / Bacchus), the Òpera de Oviedo (Tannhäuser), the Theater St. Gallen (Tosca / Cavaradossi), as well as the Stuttgarter Oper (Tristan). Numerous concerts followed in such places as the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Leipzig’s Gewandhaus, the Schauspielhaus Berlin, the Philharmonie am Gasteig in Munich, Hamburg’s Musikhalle, the Tonhalle Düsseldorf, as well as multiple performances at the Suntory Hall and the New National Theatre in Tokyo.
One of the definitive highlights of his repertoire is his frequent interpretation of the role of Doktor Marianus in Gustav Mahler’s Eighth Symphony, among other places in Vienna, Bratislava, Madrid, Las Palmas, and Montpellier plus in a recording for the mdr Rundfunk under the direction of Fabio Luisi.
A new production of “Tristan und Isolde” at Stockholm’s Royal Opera House was crucial for his career. Conducted by Leif Segerstam, Naxos released this production on CD. Millgramm also recorded the rarely-performed opera “Die ersten Menschen” by Rudi Stephan under the baton of Mikko Franck with the Orchestre National de France in Paris.
In 2002 and 2007 he sang the part of Tannhäuser at the Bayreuth Festival under the musical direction of Christian Thielemann.
Wolfgang Millgramm’s collaboration includes the following conductors: Ottmar Suitner, Christian Thielemann, Jiri Kout, Heinz Fricke, Stefan Soltesz, Hans Wallat, Fabio Luisi, Mikko Franck, Michael Halász, Milán Horváth, Anton Reck, as well as Wolfgang Rennert.
The tenor is very successful as a vocal pedagogue. The artist lives in Berlin and works as a Professor for Voice at the Folkwang Universität der Künste in Essen https://www.folkwang-uni.de/home/.