"Marcus Jupither is the restless flying Dutchman: an enormous personality and a gorgeous voice: cultivated and strong, colourful, articulated, no pressure, no weakness. A perfect choice and a convincing actor." (Drehpunktkultur)
Marcus Jupither was born in Stockholm and studied at the Royal Swedish Music Academy and the Opera-Academy. The bass baritone has acquired a large repertoire, reaching from Don Giovanni (Mozart) to Holländer (Wagner), from Graf Luna (Verdi) to George Benton (Heggie). In 2001 he was nominated as "Best Actor of the Year" for his portrayal of Wozzeck at the Prague Spring Festival. Shortly after that, he incorporated the title role in the opera Macbeth written by the Swedish composer Jan Sandström for him. From 2003 to 2011 Marcus Jupither celebrated many big successes at the Royal Opera Stockholm as Carlo Gérard, Renato, Scarpia, Rigoletto, Tomsky, Dr. Falke, Macbeth, Boris Ismailov and Orest. One of his signature roles is Alberich (Royal Opera Stockholm, Den Norske Opera, Den Nye Opera Bergen, Värmland Opera Karlstad, Latvian National Opera, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe). Wotan/Wanderer in the RING cycle will follow.
Among his most important debuts during the last years were Barak (Die Frau ohne Schatten, Badisches Staatstheater, 2007), Holländer (The Flying Dutchman, Salzburger Landestheater im Großen Festspielhaus, 2010) as well as his debut at the Opéra National de Paris in 2011 as Alberich (Siegfried). With this role he was a guest at the Latvian NationMarcus Jupither has worked with important conductors such as Ivor Bolton, Sylvain Cambreling, Paul Daniel, Sir Colin Davis, Manfred Honeck, Cornelius Meister, Kent Nagano, Andris Nelsons, Neeme Järvi, und Muhai Tang. In 2008 he received the Birgit-Nilsson-Prize in Stockholm.