Markus Marquardt

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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.

A long-standing ensemble member of Semper Oper Dresden his roles in 2023/24 include Sprecher/Die Zauberflöte, Peter Besenbinder/Hänsel und Gretel, Dulcamara/L’elisir d’amore as well as the role of Manrique, Graf von Lara in the world premiere of Detlef Glanert’s new opera Die Jüdin von Toledo. He will sing the title role of Verdi’s Rigoletto at Theater Chemnitz as well as Handel’s Messiah at Stadtheater Klagenfurt.

Most recent appearances include his return to Stadttheater Klagenfurt as Wanderer/Siegfried, to Volksoper Wien for staged performances of Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem and to the Semperoper for his role debut as Alberich in Das Rheingold, Siegfried and Götterdämmerung, conducted by Christian Thielemann, the title role in Nabucco and Colline/La Bohème. He also performed Beethoven‘s Symphony no 9 with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra as well as with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, gave his house debut as Amfortas/Parsifal at Opéra national de Paris, sang the title 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, conducted by Fabio Luisi.More