Markus Matheis

London – United Kingdom

 

German baritone, Markus Matheis lives in London.

As a boy treble he  gained his early performing experience as a soloist for the OPER FRANKFURT and the ALTE OPER FRANKFURT

He was subsequently engaged by THEATER LÜBECK he appeared as Falke in DIE FLEDERMAUS and regularly appeared for KAMMEROPER FRANKFURT in such roles as Guglielmo in COSI FAN TUTTE, Popolani in Offenbach’s RITTER BLAUBART,  Dancairo and Morales in CARMENDanilo in THE MERRY WIDOW and The Street Singer in Wiell’s THE THREEPENNY OPERA.

He appeared as Alidoro in LA CENERENTOLA directed by Philipp Harnoncourt, as  Einstein in Graewe’s ALLE KENNEN MEINE VISAGE with ENSEMBLE PHOENIX at the KONZERTHAUS DORTMUND and the JÜDISCHES MUSEUM BERLIN, sang the baritone roles in the Fehlmann/Heisch/Lang opera tryptich, JACK IN A BOX for ENSEMBLE FÜR NEUE MUSIK ZÜRICH in and John in Menotti’s THE CONSUL for STUDIO MAURITIUS in Saarbrücken while for NEUKÖLLNER OPER he has appeared as Zurga in THE PEARLFISHERS and as Frederick in Palomar’s BAZAAR CASSANDRA performances of which DER TAGESSPIEGEL said, Markus Matheis is brilliant.

He appeared as Leporello in DON GIOVANNI in the BELGRADE INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL 40th anniversary program, in the GOETHE FEST-WOCHE season of Johann André’s ERWIN UND ELMIRE and as Guglielmo in COSI FAN TUTTE at the YARRA VALLEY FESTIVAL.

He made his debut for VICTORIAN OPERA in Melbourne in 2019 in the role of Mr Lindquist in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC while other appearances in Australia have included engagements by AUSTRALIAN CONTEMPORARY OPERA COMPANY  as King Hildebrandt in Jonathan Dove’s THE ENCHANTED PIG and by AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL OPERA PRODUCTIONS for the role of Figaro in IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGIA and Bartolo in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO on tour in China. 

He was engaged for the role of Creon in HULL URBAN OPERA‘s subsequently postponed season of Milhaud’s MEDEA in 2022.

Matheis has performed extensively on the concert platform, appearing as soloist with the DEUTSCHE RADIOPHILHARMONIE, the MITTELDEUTSCHES KAMMERORCHESTER, the BEETHOVEN ORCHESTER BONNNEUE PHILHARMONIE FRANKFURT, the DUISBURGER PHILHARMONIKER and the KLASSIKPHILHARMONIE HAMBURG.  He has given performances of early and baroque music with the ROSENMÜLLER ENSEMBLECAPELLA WEILBURGENSIS, the KARLSRUHER BAROCKORCHESTER and the MAIN-BAROCKORCHESTER.

Most recently his oratorio appearances include Elgar’s THE APOSTLES for ALTE MUSIK WEILBURG and the role of Christus in the ST. MATTHEW PASSION for CHELTENHAM BACH CHOIR during 2023.

Matheis is also a committed recitalist and lieder singer, having originally studied with Irwin Gage and Dalton Baldwin and currently collaborating in London with legendary British pianist, Graham Johnson.  Of his recital work, FRANKFURTER NEUE PRESSE has written, With a perfect approach… no need to shy away from comparison with the world-famous baritone Thomas Hampson.  A rare musical experience.

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