Austrian tenor Martin Mitterrutzner, born in Hall in Tyrol, received his training with Brigitte Fassbaender. He gained his first stage experience at the age of 10 as the First Boy in Mozart's Magic Flute under Sir John Eliot Gardiner. In 2007, at the age of only 23, he was awarded the Eberhard-Wächter Medal of the Vienna State Opera. 

Early in his career, he became a member of the ensemble at the Tyrolean Landestheater before joining the ensemble of the Frankfurt Opera in the 2011/2012 season, where his roles included Andres in Wozzeck, Giannetto in La gazza ladra, Iopas in Les Troyens,  Belmonte in The Abduction from the Seraglio and Fenton in Falstaff in a new production by Keith Warner, as well as his role debut in 2014 as Don Ottavio in a new production of Don Giovanni by Christof Loy. He also appeared as Camille de Rosillon in a new production of The Merry Widowby Claus Guth, and as Grimoaldo in Handel's Rodelinda, also directed by Claus Guth. 

Martin Mitterrutzner ended the 2020/21 season at the Bavarian State Opera as Arbace in Mozart's Idomeneo. Unfortunately, numerous engagements were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic before, including his debut as Tamino at the Bavarian State Opera, his return to the Semperoper Dresden or concerts with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.

The 2021/22 season, on the other hand, will begin for Martin Mitterrutzner at the Semperoper in Dresden, where he will appear as Belmonte, Tamino and Don Ramiro (La Cenerentola). He will also return to the Bavarian State Opera as Iopas and to the Vienna Volksoper as Tamino. Furthermore, he interprets the Mozart Requiem in Tokyo and Porto, sings a recital at the Wigmore Hall in London or a Mozart and Rossini program at the Palau de la Musica in Valencia.

Guest engagements have already taken him to the Theater an der Wien as Narraboth in Strauss' Salome, to the Aix-en-Provence Festival, to the Zurich Opera House and to the Salzburg Festival, where he debuted in 2012 as Brighella in Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos under Daniel Harding and to which he returned in summer 2013 as Ferrando in Sven Eric Bechtolf's new production of Così fan tutte

As a concert soloist, Martin Mitterrutzner has a broad repertoire ranging from Bach and Handel to works by Benjamin Britten and Sven David Sandström, and has already performed with the Munich Radio Orchestra under Jun Märkl, at the International Bach Academy with Helmuth Rilling, with the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra under Jakub Hrůša, the Bavarian Radio Choir and Symphony Orchestra as well as the Hessian State Orchestra under Marc Piollet, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra under Kent Nagano, the Concentus Musicus as well as the Cleveland Orchestra under Franz Welser-Möst. 

As a lieder singer, he has worked regularly with pianist Gerold Huber since 2014, with whom he has performed lieder recitals at the Frankfurt Opera, the Cologne Philharmonic, the Heidelberger Frühling, or regularly at London's Wigmore Hall and the Schubertiade Schwarzenberg. 

In addition, several CD recordings and DVD productions bear witness to Martin Mitterrutzner's active artistic work. In 2015, for example, Decca released the award-winning new recording of Vinci's opera Catone in Utica under the baton of Riccardo Minasi.

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