André Morsch - Jury Lied 2021

The German baritone André Morsch completed his studies in Feldkirch, at the Amsterdam Conservatory with Margreet Honig and at the Nieuwe Opera Academie with distinction. In 2007 he won the prestigious “International Song Art Competition” of the Hugo Wolf Academy in Stuttgart.

André Morsch sang at the opera houses of Stuttgart, Leipzig, Zurich, Basel, Paris, Lyon, Strasbourg, Amsterdam and regularly performs in concert and oratorio with orchestras, such as the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Les Arts Florissants, Les Talents Lyriques, Le Poème Harmonique, the orchestra of the 18th century as well as the Dutch and Flemish radio orchestra. He has worked with conductors, such as Frans Bruggen, Jaap van Zweden, Carlo Rizzi, Ingo Metzmacher, William Christie, Marcus Creed, Christophe Rousset, Hervé Niquet, Vincent Dumestre, Edo de Waart and Thomas Hengelbrock.

In 2008 he made his debut at the Opéra Comique in Paris in the title role of the opera Cadmus et Hermione by Lully. The DVD of this production won numerous awards, including the Diapason d’Or and the DVD of the Year 2009 award from German record critics.

From 2011 to 2018 he was a permanent ensemble member of the Stuttgart State Opera, among others, as Figaro, Leporello, Papageno, Barber, Harlequin and Malatesta. André Morsch has produced numerous recordings, including Songs by Hermann Reutter, the Brahms Requiem conducted by Daniel Reuss and the B minor Mass by Bach with Les Arts Florissants and William Christie.