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 Die andere Frau at Semperoper Dresden, 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, Amfortas/Parsifal and Jochanaan at Staatsoper Stuttgart, Schoenberg’s Gurrelieder at De Nationale Opera Amsterdam and with the Dresden Staatskapelle under Christian Thielmann, Amfortas at Opéra National du Rhin 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 Schrecker’s Die Gezeichneten at Opéra de Lyon.