Marcus Jupither
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Marcus Jupither

Marcus Jupither is one of Sweden’s foremost-engaged singers of today with a repertoire of over 60 parts. He comes from a musical family; his father was also an opera singer, from Stockholm where he studied at the Royal University Collage of Music and at the Opera Academy. He made his professional debut as Don Giovanni in 1995 under the direction of Johannes Schaaf. Since then he has performed at all the major Swedish opera houses in parts as Figaro in both Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Le Nozze di Figaro, Marcello in La Bohème, Ford in Falstaff, Escamillo in Carmen and Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus.

He had a great success as the title part in Wozzeck at Gothenburg opera 1999, a part that led to his international debut at the National Opera in Prague. Since then he has sung at numerous places in Europe such as the Festival of Aix-En-Provence, the Bergen Festival and in opera houses in Frankfurt, Mannheim, Karlsruhe, Oslo, Riga, Bruxelles and Großes Festspielhaus in Salzburg. There he has performed a great variety of roles such as: The title part in Der fliegende Holländer, Alberich in Der Ring des Nibelungen, Klingsor in Parsifal, Barak in Die Frau ohne Schatten, Orest in Elektra, Scarpia in Tosca and the title parts in both Rigoletto and Macbeth.

He has made numerous concerts in different places in Europe and USA and telecasts of operas like Andrea Chénier, The Glass menagerie, Elektra, Die Fledermaus and Falstaff which is released on DVD under the Arthaus label. He has collaborated with conductors like Sir Colin Davis, Kent Nagano, Siegfried Köhler, Manfred Honeck, Michail Pletnev, Paolo Carignani, Pier Giorgio Morandi, Christian Badea, Eivind Gullberg Jensen, Thierry Fischer, Elgar Howarth, Andris Nelsons, Axel Kober, Cornelius Meister, Olaf Henzold, Paul Daniel, Peter Halasz, Sylvain Cambreling, Ivor Bolton, Dan Ettinger, Justin Brown and Neeme Järvi and with directors such as Christoph Marthaler, Herbert Wernicke, Stefan Herheim, Viesturs Kariss, Dario Fo, Geza M. Tooth, David Radok, Staffan Valdemar Holm, Wilhelm Carlsson and Folke Abenius.

Marcus Jupither made his directing debut with a spectacular and very much praised Das Rheingold at giant outdoor arena Dalhalla in Sweden in the summer 2013.


Alberich’s curse from Das Rheingold, Wagner

Scarpia’s aria from Tosca, Puccini

Lo vedremo veglio audace from Ernani, Verdi

Barak’s scene from Die Frau ohne Schatten, Strauss