Matthias Stier


Tenor in the ensemble of the Oper Leipzig since 2019/20

2022/23 - Knight Hugo von Ringstetten in "Undine", Alfredo in "La Traviata", Cassio in "Otello", Nemorino in "Der Liebestrank", David in "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg".

HOMETOWN - St. Gallen, Switzerland

EDUCATION - Conservatory G. Verdi in Turin

PRIOR STATIONS - 2011-19 ensemble member of the Staatstheater Braunschweig, there i.a. as Don Ottavio in "Don Giovanni", Fenton in "Falstaff", Adam in "Der Vogelhändler", Tony in "West Side Story", Tamino in "Die Zauberflöte", Peter Quint in "The Turn of the Screw", Walter in "The Passenger", Almaviva in "Il barbiere di Siviglia", Ferrando in "Così fan tutte", Alfredo in "La traviata", Nemorino in "Der Liebestrank", Jonas in "Le Prophète"

IMPORTANT DIRECTORS - Riccardo Muti, Riccardo Chailly, Zubin Mehta, Gianandrea Noseda, Axel Kober, Alexander Joel, Ulf Schirmer, Christoph Gedschold, Andrea Battistoni, Daniele Rustioni, Srba Dinić, Iván López Reynoso

IMPORTANT DIRECTORS - Brigitte Fassbaender, Lotte de Beer, Damiano Michieletto, Roland Schwab, Rolando Villazon, Dietrich Hillsdorf, David Pountney, Davide Livermore, Walter Sutcliff

MAJOR ROLES AT THE OPER LEIPZIG - Nemorino in "Der Liebestrank", Tamino in "Die Zauberflöte", David in "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg", Antonio in "Das Liebesverbot", Alfredo Germont in "La Traviata", Baroncelli in "Rienzi"

GUEST ROLES- Teatro Regio, Turin; Ravenna Festival; Teatro Municipale, Reggio Emilia; Teatro Campo Amor, Oviedo; Teatro alla Scala, Milan; Stresa Festival, Stresa

CD - The terrible Vitalis (https://toccataclassics.com/product/richard-flury-der-schlimm-heilige-vitalis-opera-in-five-acts/)

LINK Homepage - https://matthias-stier.com/

With which opera character could you imagine sharing a flat and why?
With the landlord of the inn "Hosenband" from Verdi's Falstaff. He's a mute character, but he's an excellent cook... ;-)

Favourite quote from a work, an opera, a book, a Netflix series ...?
"There is no comfortable path that leads from the earth to the stars." (Seneca)

Favourite moment on the evening of a performance?
When it's time to take off the make-up after the performance.