Magnus Dietrich | Tenor


Starting the 23/24 season, the young Tenor Magnus Dietrich left the International Opera Studio of the State Opera Berlin to join the ensemble at Opera Frankfurt. Here, he successfully introduced himself to the audience by stepping in as Leukippos in Strauss‘ Daphne followed by performances of Basilio/Don Curzio (Le nozze di Figaro). Throughout his first season in Frankfurt, he continues with roles such as Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Walther von der Vogelweide (Tannhäuser) and his debut as Belmonte (Die Entführung aus dem Serail). He recently appeard as Alfred (Die Fledermaus) with Marc Minkowski in Mardid and Paris as well as Tamino at the State Opera Berlin.

Following his successful debut in this role during the 21/22 season, he sang it in the last season at his former house and at the Semperoper Dresden. Furthermore, he stepped in at short notice as Leukippos in the new production of Daphne at the State Opera Berlin under Thomas Guggeis. He also performed in roles such as Steuermann (Der fliegende Holländer), First Jew (Salome) and Conte di Lerma (Don Carlo).

Highlights of the upcoming 24/25 season include his engagements at the Frankfurt Opera, as well as his debut at the Metropolitan Opera New York, engagements at the Semperoper Dresden, the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, the Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona and with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra.

In concert, Magnus Dietrich recently performed in Rossinis Stabat Mater at the Berliner Philharmonie, Schumanns Das Paradies und die Peri with the Staatskapelle Berlin, Mozarts Requiem with the Kreuzchor Dresden and in Elijah under Kirill Petrenko with the Berliner Philharmoniker. Concert engagements also took him to the Concert Hall of the Heslinki Music Centre with Bachs St. Matthew Passion, the Elbphilharmonie, the Festival of the International Hugo Wolf Academy, the Bachfest Leipzig, the Kissinger Sommer, the Festival de Santes or the Bach Academy France.

A CD with Brahms-duets togehter with the pianist Doriana Tchakarova as well as Felicitas and Judith Erb was released with the MDG label in May 2022.

Dietrich is the 2nd prizewinner in the opera category and a special prizewinner at the Bundeswettbewerb Gesang 2022. He was also awarded with the Brixen Classics Young Artist Award 2022.

The Munich tenor studied singing with KS Prof. Andreas Schmidt at the Munich University of Music and Drama and privately with Hartmut Elbert. Master classes with Piotr Beczala, Andrew Watts, Neil Shicoff, Bo Skovhus and Hedwig Fassbender completed his education. Magnus Dietrich was a scholarship holder of the Liz Mohn Culture and Music Foundation.