Manuel Nickert, born in 1994 in Berlin, studied vocals at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music Berlin with Thomas Quasthoff and Renate Faltin from 2014 to 2022. He can be heard in numerous concerts in Berlin and the surrounding area, including with the lautten compagney, the Prometheus Ensemble Berlin, the Neues Kammerorchester Potsdam and the Cappella Sagittariana in Dresden. The young baritone also took on many roles in new music, for example with the Ensemble Ilinx at the MEHRLICHT!MUSIK festival, in several world premieres of the “Berliner Atonale” series at the Staatsoper Berlin and in the world premiere of Siegfried Matthus’ “Luthers Träume” with the Brandenburg State Orchestra. Since 2018 he has been a substitute singer in the RIAS Kammerchor and the Rundfunkchor Berlin. In 2014 he also began studies in choral conducting at the HfM Hanns Eisler. In summer 2020, he successfully completed a master’s degree in choral conducting at the University of Birmingham in England with Prof. Simon Halsey.