IntroductionDespite his relative youth, Austrian baritone Markus Werba has already established a remarkable career and has performed at the world’s finest opera houses and concert venues, including La Scala, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Bayersiche Staatsoper, Los Angeles Opera, Metropolitan Opera New York, Suntory Hall Tokyo and Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, and for the Baden-Baden, Salzburg, Gergiev, Tanglewood and Aspen festivals.
In 2015-2016 and beyond, his projects include Beckmesser in a new production of Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin under the baton of Daniel Barenboim, his title role debut in Eugene Onegin in Cologne, Die Zauberflöte at the Wiener Staatsoper, Tannhäuser in Beijing, re-invitations for several operas at La Scala and the MET, as well as concerts with orchestras such as the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Philadelphia Orchestra and the Orchestre National d’Ile de France, and recitals at venues including the Wigmore Hall.
Recent highlights include Beckmesser in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg for the Salzburg Festival, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte for the Metropolitan Opera, the Royal Opera House and the Wiener Staatsoper, Rodrigo in Don Carlos for the New National Theatre in Tokyo and Semperoper Dresden, Don Alfonso in Cosi fan tutte with the Theater an der Wien under Mo. Harnoncourt, both Marcello in La Boheme and Harlequin in Ariadne for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Roland in Fierrabras at the Salzburg Festival. He also gave a tour of concerts with Enrique Mazzola and the Orchestre national d’Ile de France and recital appearances at the Wigmore Hall and the Musée d'Orsay.