His versatile opera career has led the artist to the Volksoper Wien, Theater an der Wien, as well as to opera houses in Dijon, Tokyo, Leipzig, Karlsruhe and many others. Klemens Sander is also a much sought-after performer of contemporary opera and is especially noted for his intense interpretation of the title role in Manfred Trojahn’s Orest. He has performed under conductors including Kirill Petrenko, Kent Nagano, H.K. Gruber, Christophe Rousset, Bertrand de Billy, René Jacobs, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Stefan Vladar, Thomas Dausgaard and Georges Prêtre.
Klemens Sander has recorded CDs of lieder by Robert Schumann and Franz Schubert. His latest album is titled Das Lyrische Intermezzo.