Markus Marquardt

General Management
German bass-baritone Markus Marquardt has established himself in recent years as a sought-after interpreter of both the Italian repertoire and the German Helden-Fach.

Most recent appearances include his house debut as Amfortas/Parsifal at Opéra national de Paris, conducted by Simone Young, the titel role in Der fliegende Holländer at National Opera Sofia and Volksoper Wien, Wotan/Die Walküre at Stadttheater Klagenfurt and in concert with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under Vladimir Jurowski and Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra under Fabio Luisi.

An ensemble member of Semperoper Dresden, his roles for this house have included the lead role Abram in the world premiere of Torsten Rasch’s Die andere Frau, Wotan/Das Rheingold and Wanderer/Siegfried, Nekrotzar/Le Grand Macabre, Dr. Schön/Lulu, Jochanaan/Salome, Figaro/Le nozze di Figaro, Leporello/Don Giovanni, Giorgio Germont/La traviata, Colline/La bohème, Scarpia/Tosca, Alfio/Cavalleria rusticana and Tonio/I Pagliacci, Orest/Elektra, Peter/Hänsel und Gretel, Iago/Otello, Creon/Oedipus Rex, Sprecher/Die Zauberflöte, Don Pizarro/Fidelio and the title roles in CardillacMacbethDer Fliegende HolländerRigoletto and Mathis der Maler.

Elsewhere, Markus Marquardt has performed Don Fernando in Fidelio and Doktor in Wozzeck at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Jochanaan/Salome at Vienna State Opera, the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples and at Oper Köln, Scarpia at Canadian Opera Company in Toronto, Rigoletto, Nabucco, Amfortas/Parsifal and Jochanaan for Oper Stuttgart, Gurrelieder at De Nationale Opera in Amsterdam, Jaroslav Prus/The Makropulos Case, Amonasro/Aida and the title role in Hindemith’s Cardillac, all at Vienna State Opera, Amfortas at Opéra National du Rhin, Wotan in Die Walküre and Nabucco, both at Oper Leipzig, Holländer, Rigoletto and Wanderer in Siegfried, all at Oper Stuttgart, the title role in Gianni Schicchi at Deutsche Oper am Rhein and Count Adorno in Schrecker’s Die Gezeichneten at the Opéra de Lyon.