Born in Geneva, bass-baritone Stephan MacLeod studied singing at the Conservatoire de Genève, with Kurt Moll at the Hochschule für Musik Köln and with Gary Magby at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne.
A sought after concert singer, Stephan MacLeod regularly works with conducters such as Philippe Herreweghe, Jordi Savall, Frieder Bernius, Franz Brüggen, Masaaki Suzuki, Michel Corboz, Gustav Leonhardt, Christophe Coin, Konrad Junghänel, Hans-Christoph Rademann, Sigiswald Kuijken, Vaclav Luks, Philippe Pierlot, Helmut Rilling, Rudolf Lutz, Raphael Pichon, Paul Van Nevel or Jos Van Immerseel, as well as with Daniel Harding or Jesus Lopez Cobos.
In parallel with his singing career, he has also devoted himself to conducting and is the founder of the Ensemble Gli Angeli Genève. Their concert programs revolve around Bach with more than thirty concerts per year in Switzerland and abroad.
Since 2013, he has also been a singing teacher at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Lausanne and shares his career between teaching, singing, conducting his ensemble and invitations to conduct - particularly Bach - more and more frequently. He regularly works with Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Philharmonie Zuidnederland, the Nederlandse Bachvereniging, the Pacific Baroque Orchestra, etc.
In 2020, he will conduct Bach's St. Matthew Passion with the Philharmonie Zuidnederland, conduct and sing the St. John Passion in Oslo, give a series of recitals in Germany with Andreas Steier, will give concerts with Gli Angeli Genève and other ensembles and orchestras and will sing and conduct Bach's Christmas Oratorio in Canada and the United States in December.
Stephan MacLeod's discography includes more than 90 CDs, many of them critically acclaimed.
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