Markus Werba

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Markus Werba
2009. Don.jpg
Werba performing at Suntory Hall in 2009
Born
Markus Paul Werba

(1973-11-14) 14 November 1973 (age 46)
OccupationOpera singer (baritone)

Markus Werba (born 14 November 1973) is an Austrian baritone opera singer.[1]

Biography[edit]

Born in Carinthia, Austria, Werba began his vocal training aged 16. He studied at the Conservatory of Klagenfurt and University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna with Ralf Doering, Robert Holl and Walter Berry. He has won numerous competitions for his singing in Austria, Italy, Japan, Slovakia and the UK. He was chosen as Guglielmo in 1997 (Così fan tutte) for the inauguration of the Nuovo Piccolo Teatro in Milan by Giorgio Strehler.

After his debut in Milan he sang in all major opera houses.

Operatic repertoire[edit]

Werba appearing as Papageno in Mozart's The Magic Flute at the 2012 Salzburg Festival.

Bellini

Braunfels

Britten

Cavalli

Debussy

Donizetti

Korngold

Lehàr

Marschner

Massenet

Mozart

Rossini

Thomas

Tchaikovsky

Paisiello

  • Giorgino (Il matrimonio inaspettato)

Puccini

Schubert

Schumann

J.Strauss

R.Strauss

Verdi

Wagner

Concert and Lieder repertoire[edit]

CONCERT

Brahms

  • Requiem

Bach

  • Solobasskantaten "ich habe genug", Kreuzstabkantate
  • Johannespassion
  • Matthäuspassion

Fauré

  • Requiem

Haydn

  • Schöpfung

Mendelssohn

  • Elias
  • Paulus

Mozart

  • Mass in C minor
  • Krönungsmesse

Mahler

  • Des Knaben Wunderhorn
  • Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

Orff

  • Carmina Burana

Schubert

  • Messe in C-Dur
  • Messe in G-Dur

LIEDER

Brahms

Schubert

Schumann

Wolf

Discography[edit]

DVDs
  • Heinrich Marschner, Hans Heiling (M.Werba, A.C.Antonacci, H.Lippert, G.Fontana; regia P.L.Pizzi) aprile 2004 Cagliari, Teatro Lirico. Dynamic 33467/1-2
  • Wolfang Amadeus Mozart, La finta giardiniera (Gens,Kučerová,Reinprecht,Donose,Ainsley, Graham-Hall, Werba, Ivor Bolton) 2006 Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg
  • Franz Schubert, Alfonso und Estrella (Mei, Trost, Werba) Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro Lirico di Cagliari
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Die Zauberflote. Bernard Richter, Julia Kleiter, Mandy Fredrich, Georg Zeppenfeld, Markus Werba, Elisabeth Schwarz, Concentus Musicus Wien / Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Sony 2 DVD
  • Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Actors: Michael Volle, Georg Zeppenfeld, Markus Werba, Monika Bohinec, Roberto Saccà; conductor: Daniele Gatti, Vienna Philharmonic

References[edit]

External links[edit]