Martin Homrich

Host Opery

Martin Homrich studied voice under the chamber singer Kurt Moll and attended master classes given by Monserrat Caballé and Dietrich Fischer–Dieskau. He was a member of the Hamburgische Staatsoper, in 2001 joined the Semperoper Dresden. In addition to the great Mozart roles of Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Tito (La clemenza di Tito), Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni), Belmonte (Die Entführung as dem Serail) and Ferrando (Cosi fan tutte), he also portrayed there the roles of Flamand in Strauss’s Capriccio, Tom Rakewell in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress, Macduff in Verdi’s Macbeth, Jeník in Smetana’s The Bartered Bride and Max in Weber’s Freischütz. He has appeared as a guest at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper, Opera Bastille in Paris, the Royal Opera in Copenhagen, the Dutch Opera in Amsterdam, etc. In the spring of 2009 he debuted at the Wiener Staatsoper in the role of Count Elemer in Strauss’s opera Arabella. In the spring of 2010 he is scheduled to perform at Milan’s La Scala as Walther von der Vogelweide in Wagner’s Tannhäuser, conducted by Zubin Mehta.