Arno Raunig was born in 1957 in Klagenfurt, Austria and sang with the Vienna Boys' Choir from 1966-72, 4 years as a soloist. He studied oratorio and lieder singing at the Bruckner conservatory in Linz with Kurt Equiluz. Later, he made a special voice training with Ruthilde Bösch and Erika Mechera in Vienna. Several opera rôles were written especially for him.

His main repertoire is the baroque opera, but he sang also in romantic and contemporary operas. He has a very large range from:
Ab - d''' (Ab2 - D6)

links: official website, management (in German)

1. Wolfgang Amadé Mozart - Antonio Salieri: Motetten und Arien
Divertimento DIV 31013, reissued by Campion Records as CAMEO 2003
2. Wolfgang Amadé Mozart: Apollo et Hyacinthus, Bastien und Bastienne
Berlin Classics 1010 2 (2CDs)
3. Arno Raunig sopranist
Caffarelli CD 4 007190 001127 (distributed by BMG/Ariola)
[04?/93,-] (voice and piano)
4. Gregor Joseph Werner: Der verlorene Sohn
Edition Premiere EP10.000-2
5. Niccolò Jommelli: Didone abbandonata
Orfeo C 381 953 F (3CDs)
6. Alfred Schnittke: Historia von D. Johann Fausten
(details about the opera at Schirmer
RCA Victor Red Seal 09026 68413 2 (2CDs)
7. Donaueschinger Musiktage 1996
Col legno WWE 3CD 20008 (3 CDs)
8. Arno Raunig: Farinelli-Arien
Caffarelli CD CSM 9842-D1 (distributed by BMG/Ariola)
[08-09/98,-] (voice and piano)
9. Donaueschinger Musiktage 1998
Col legno WWE 4CD 20050 (4 CDs)
10. Musik in Deutschland 1950-2004: "Motive der Weltliteratur"
RCA 74321 73577-2
11. "Arno Raunig singt Kastratenarien"
Cavalli CCD 333