Magnus Dietrich | Tenor
Magnus Dietrich is currently a member of the International Opera Studio at Staatsoper unter den Linden Berlin where he will open the season 21/22 as the first Parque in Rameaus’s opera „Hippolyte et Aricie“ conducted by Simon Rattle. He will also appear in productions of „Samson et Dalila“ conducted by Daniel Barenboim, „Die Zauberflöte“, „La Bohème“, as Scaramuccio in „Ariadne auf Naxos“, as „ein Wirt“ in „Der Rosenkavalier“, Christian Jost‘s „Die arabische Nacht“ and „Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor“. Dietrich is also a scholarship holder of the Liz Mohn Kultur- und Musikstiftung.
The munich tenor studied singing with KS Prof. Andreas Schmidt at the University of Music and Theater in Munich and privately with Hartmut Elbert. Together with his Liedpartner Kota Sakaguchi he attended lessons with Prof. Donald Sulzen, as well as accompaniment lessons with Nina Uhari. Masterclasses with Andrew Watts, Hedwig Fassbender, Julian Prégardien, Okka von der Damerau, Daniel Behle and Andreas Staier completed his studies.
Magnus Dietrich has already made guest appearances at festivals such as the Bachfest Leipzig, the Kissinger Sommer in J. J. Rousseau’s opera “Le Devin du Village”, the Festival de Santes and the Bach Academy in France. Concert tours with the soloist ensemble Vox Luminis also took him to France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
He has a lively collaboration with the Munich Chamber Opera and, above all, its conductor Johanna Soller. He made his debut there in 2019 with Rossini’s “Petite Messe solennelle”. In the 2020/2021 season Dietrich returned there with D. Cimarosa’s “Il matrimonio segreto”.
A regular concert activity also connects him with the Vocalconsort Munich under the direction of Johanna Soller, where he was last seen in Schubert’s Nachthelle together with Prof. Christine Schornsheim. He can also be heard monthly in the concert series Cantate um 1715 as a member of the ensemble capella sollertia.