Young Viennese tenor Martin Piskorski gained his earliest musical experiences as a violinist with Arkadi Vinokurov. He was an alto soloist with the Schubert Boys Choir in Vienna, undertaking many national and international tours with the ensemble, including visits to Japan, Germany and Italy. In 2001 he sang the Third Boy in Die Zauberflöte at the Salzburg Landestheater.
Since 2009 Martin Piskorski has been studying singing with Margit Klaushofer at the University of Music in Vienna and has already performed several roles, including the Preacher in Bernstein’s Mass with the Neue Oper in Vienna, the First Elder in Handel’s Susanna, Alfred in Die Fledermaus and Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni at the Schönbrunn Schlosstheater and Rinaldo in Haydn’s Armida at the Kvarner Festival in Croatia.
Since 2013 Martin Piskorski has held a scholarship from the sic itur ad astra (siaa) foundation. He was a member of the Salzburg Festival’s Young Singers Project in 2013 and 2014, when, in addition to singing Tamino and Belmonte in productions of Die Zauberflöte and Die Entführung aus dem Serail for children, he took over from an indisposed colleague as the Count of Lerma and a Royal Herald (Don Carlo) under Antonio Pappano in 2013 and sang the role of Faninal’s Major-Domo (Der Rosenkavalier) in 2014. During the 2014/15 season he sang Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore) at the Daegu Opera House in South Korea.
Current as of August 2015