Biography

The tenor Marcus Ullmann was born in Olbernhau near Dresden. He started singing as a member of the famous Dresden Kreuzchor at the age of ten, thereafter studying at the Hochschule für Musik in Dresden and later with Dietrich Fischer- Dieskau in Berlin. Graduating with distinction, he soon was a guest singer at the German Opera Houses Staatstheater Mainz and Semperoper Dresden. He has performed as a concert singer widely throughout Europe, in North and South America and in Japan. Conductors with whom he has worked in a range of repertoire include Riccardo Chailly, Marcus Creed, Kent Nagano, Helmuth Rilling and Peter Schreier. He often sang with the Dresden Kreuzchor, the Windsbach Knabenchor and the Thomanerchor Leipzig. Marcus Ullmann has won acclaim as a recitalist. Most frequently he performs with the pianists Alexander Schmalcz and Martin Stadtfeld. Radio and TV broadcasts as well as numerous recordings reveal his talent. 

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