Maximilian Schmitt discovered his love of music at a very early age while a member of the Regensburg boys’ choir The Domspatzen. He completed his vocal studies at the Berlin School of the Arts with Anke Eggers. This tenor gained his earliest stage experience while a member of the Bavarian State Opera Children’s Ensemble in Munich and also at the Mannheim National Theatre. Today, Maximilian Schmitt a regular guest on the great international concert stages. His broad repertoire ranges from Monteverdi, through Mozart to Mendelssohn, Elgar, Mahler and Britten.
Invited by conductors such as Franz Welser-Möst, Daniel Harding, Thomas Hengelbrock, Teodor Currentzis, Fabio Luisi and Trevor Pinnock, Maximilian Schmitt has already performed with orchestras such as the Tonhalle Orchestra Zuurich, The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig.
Maximilian Schmitt opened his 2019/20 season with a new production of Schumann’s Paradies und Peri at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo. He can also be heard in a performance of Haydn’s Creation with the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, as well as in performances of Bach’s St Matthew Passion in Amsterdam and Rotterdam. In addition, Maximilian Schmitt will also be appearing in a new production of Humperdinck’s The King’s Children at Graz Opera.