Markus Marquardt

Markus Marquardt


German bass baritone Markus Marquardt is a member of the ensemble of Semperoper Dresden and a regular guest on international stages, especially in Italian repertoire and German Helden-Fach.

More recent highlights include the role of Adam in the world premiere of Torsten Rasch's The Other Woman at Semperoper Dresden, Amfortas/Parsifal at Opéra national de Paris, Wotan/Die Walküre in a concert performance with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski, Nekrotzar in a new production of Calixto Bieto in Le Grand Macabre at Semperoper Dresden, conducted by Omer Meir Wellber, his return to Wiener Staatsoper as Jaroslav Prus/Die Sache Makropulos, Holländer at Volksoper Wien, his house debut at Canadian Opera Company in Toronto as Scarpia, Rigoletto, Nabucco and Jochanaan at Staatsoper Stuttgart, Schoenberg's Gurrelieder at De Nationale Opera Amsterdam and with the Dresden Staatskapelle under Christian Thielemann, Amfortas/Parsifal at Opéra National du Rhin and at Staatsoper Stuttgart and Orff's Carmina Burana with the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Fabio Luisi .

Furthermore he has appeared as Don Fernando/Fidelio and Doktor/Wozzeck, both at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Jochanaan/Salome at Vienna State Opera, Teatro di San Carlo in Naples and at Cologne Opera, Wotan/Die Walküre and Nabucco, both at Leipzig Opera, Amonasro/Aida and the title role in Hindemith's Cardillac at Wiener Staatsoper, Holländer, Rigoletto and Wanderer/Siegfried, all at Staatsoper Stuttgart, in the title role in Gianni Schicchi at Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Wotan/Die Walküre at Stadttheater Klagenfurt and Count Adorno in Schreker's The Drawn at Opéra de Lyon.

Markus Marquardt has worked with conductors such as Franz Welser-Möst, Jakob Hrůša, Marc Albrecht, Sylvain Cambreling, Tomas Netopil, Cornelius Meister, Alexander Joel, Sebastian Weigle, Markus Poschner, Ulf Schirmer, Asher Fisch, Peter Schneider, Massimo Zanetti, Michael Both and stage directors such as Peter Stein, Nikolaus Lehnhoff, Stefan Herheim, Philipp Himmelmann, Peter Mussbach, Richard Jones, Johannes Schaaf, Tatjana Gürbaca, Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito and Achim Freyer.

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