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Maximilian
Schmitt

Tenor

The German tenor Maximilian Schmitt is well known to audiences in the Netherlands. He made his Amsterdam debut in the Recital Hall of the Royal Concertgebouw singing Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin in October 2012. He also sang Tamino in a DNO production of Die Zauberflöte in December of that year.

Schmitt discovered his love of singing as a choirboy in the Regensburger Domspatzen (Regensburg Cathedral Choir). He trained at the Berlin University of the Arts, subsequently gaining experience in the training studio of the Bavarian State Opera, where he made his debut as Tamino. He was a member of the ensemble of the Nationaltheater, Mannheim from 2008 to 2012. In addition to his love of opera, Schmitt has continued to develop into a concert singer and a singer of lieder and oratorio. In 2011, he recorded the St Matthew Passion with Riccardo Chailly and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, singing the tenor arias.

The tenor made his first appearance with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra as the Evangelist in Bach’s St Matthew Passion under the direction of Philippe Herreweghe in 2014.

The German tenor Maximilian Schmitt is well known to audiences in the Netherlands. He made his Amsterdam debut in the Recital Hall of the Royal Concertgebouw singing Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin in October 2012. He also sang Tamino in a DNO production of Die Zauberflöte in December of that year.

Schmitt discovered his love of singing as a choirboy in the Regensburger Domspatzen (Regensburg Cathedral Choir). He trained at the Berlin University of the Arts, subsequently gaining experience in the training studio of the Bavarian State Opera, where he made his debut as Tamino. He was a member of the ensemble of the Nationaltheater, Mannheim from 2008 to 2012. In addition to his love of opera, Schmitt has continued to develop into a concert singer and a singer of lieder and oratorio. In 2011, he recorded the St Matthew Passion with Riccardo Chailly and the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, singing the tenor arias.

The tenor made his first appearance with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra as the Evangelist in Bach’s St Matthew Passion under the direction of Philippe Herreweghe in 2014.