Markus Eiche studied at the Music Academies of Stuttgart and Karlsruhe. He has won several scholarships and has been prize winner of the International Singing Competition „Francesco Viñas“ in Barcelona. The international acclaimed baritone started his career at the Mannheim State theatre followed by “residential contracts” with the Vienna State Opera and the Bavarian State Opera, Munich.
Markus Eiche has been invited to the Teatro alla Scala Milano, the Biennale, Munich, the Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam, the Komische Oper Berlin, the Deutsche Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin, and the Semperoper Dresden and the Staatsoper Stuttgart. With the Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona he enjoyed a long collaboration. Furthermore Markus Eiche appeared at the Salzburg Festival.
In 18/19 the artist made his debut at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London, as Donner in RHEINGOLD; Outstanding success the artist had with the Count Andrea Vitelozzo Tamare in DIE GEZEICHNETEN in a concert performance with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra in the Concertgebouw Amsterdam.
In December 2019 the artist will have his debut as Faninal in DER ROSENKAVALIER at the Metropolitan Opera, New York.
Photo by Fumiaki Fujimoto