MARCUS JUPITHER – BARITONE

MARCUS JUPITHER - BARITONE

Marcus Jupither is one of Swedens foremost engaged singers of today with a repertoire of over 60 parts. He comes from a musical family, his father was also a operasinger, from Stockholm where he studied at the Royal University Collage of Music and at the Opera Academy.

He made his professional debut as Don Giovanni in 1995 under the direction of Johannes Schaaf. Since then he performed at all the major Swedish operahouses in parts as Figaro in both Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Le Nozze di Figaro, Marcello in La Bohème, Ford in Falstaff, Escamillo in Carmen and Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus.
He had a great success as the titlepart in Wozzeck at Gotenburghopera 1999, a part that led to his international debut at the National Opera in Prag. Since then he has sung at numerous places in Europe such as the Festival of Aix-En-Provence, the Bergen Festival and in operahouses in Frankfurt, Mannheim, Karlsruhe, Oslo, Riga, Bruxelles and Großes Festspielhaus i Salzburg. There he has performed a great variety of roles such as: The title part in Der fliegende Holländer, Alberich in Der Ring des Nibelungen, Klingsor in Parsifal, Barak in Die Frau ohne Schatten, Orest in Elektra, Scarpia in Tosca and the title parts in both Rigoletto and Macbeth.
In the spring of 2011 he made a very succesful two performance jump-in as Alberich in Siegfried at L´Opéra Bastille in Paris.
In the summer of 2013 he made his directingdebut with a spectacular and very much praised Das Rheingold at giant outdoor arena Dalhalla in Sweden.

2014 started out with US opera debut as Count di Luna in Sacramento Operas Il Trovatore, he also made his first Verdi Requiem in Norrköping, Sweden as well as an outdoor concert with 5000 spectators in Weimar, Germany.

2015-16 he did a new production as Alberich in Das Rheingold at the Hungarian State Opera in Budapest, Hungary as well as a critically acclaimed Frank in Die Tote Stadt in Karlstad, Sweden.

2017 starts out with Alberich in Siegfried in a new production at the Hungarian State Opera in Budapest, concert with Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and a rolde debut with Priest Gregorius in Martinus The Greek Passion.

He has also made numerous concerts i different places i Europe and USA.
He has also done telecasts of operas like Andrea Chénier, The Glassmenagerie, Elektra, Die Fledermaus and Falstaff which is released on DVD under the Arthaus label.

Among the directors he has worked with is Christoph Marthaler, Herbert Wernicke, Stefan Herheim, Viesturs Kariss, Dario Fo, Geza M. Tooth, David Radok, Staffan Valdemar Holm, Wilhelm Carlsson and Folke Abenius.

He has collaborated with conductors like Sir Colin Davis, Kent Nagano, Siegfried Köhler, Manfred Honeck, Michail Pletnev, Paolo Carignani, Pier Giorgio Morandi, Christian Badea, Eivind Gullberg Jensen, Thierry Fischer, Elgar Howarth, Andris Nelsons, Axel Kober, Cornelius Meister, Olaf Henzold, Paul Daniel, Peter Halasz, Sylvain Cambreling, Ivor Bolton, Dan Ettinger, Justin Brown and Neeme Järvi.