Markus was born in Frankfurt and, as a boy-treble, began performing for the Opera Frankfurt and the Alte Oper Frankfurt.
He has since been regularly engaged by Kammeroper Frankfurt, singing Guglielmo in Cosi Fan Tutte, Dancairo and Morales in Carmen, Danilo in The Merry Widow and The Street Singer in Wiell’s The Threepenny Opera. Other roles include Falke in Die Fledermaus for Theater Lubeck, Leporello in Don Giovanni at the Belgrade International Theatre Festival and Zurga in The Pearlfishers for Neukölner Oper in Berlin and, since arriving in Melbourne in 2018, he has appeared as Guglielmo in Cosi Fan Tutte for Gertrude Opera at the Yarra Valley Festival and made a major tour of China as Bartolo in The Marriage Of Figaro.
He has been engaged as a soloist for oratorio and concerts with the Deutsche Radiophilharmonie, the Beethoven Orchester Bonn, Neue Philharmonie Frankfurt, the Duisburger Philharmoniker, the Klassikphilharmonie Hamburg and the Karlsruher Barockorchester.
Markus is also a committed lieder singer, having studied with such leading exponents as Graham Johnson, Irwin Gage and Dalton Baldwin, and regularly collaborating with pianists in recitals in Germany, Switzerland and Spain.
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