Yosemeh Adjei

Born in Nuremberg with Ghanaian roots, Yosemeh Adjei grew up as a Windsbach Choir Boy. By the age of ten he had already been involved in numerous record and television productions as well as concert tours. He later was trained as an instrumentalist on the trumpet and then became a member of the WDR Radio Orchestra. During this time, he also completed a degree in vocal studies at the Cologne University of Music. Since then, the Altus has made guest appearances at renowned venues including KKL Lucerne Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Auditorio Nacional de Musica in Madrid, Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf, Saxon State Opera Dresden, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos in Lisbon, Early Music Festival of Bruges, Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Schwetzingen SWR Festival, Bach Festival Leipzig and at the Handel Festivals of Göttingen, Halle and Karlsruhe, to name but a few.

Bernhard Landauer

Productions by Philippe Arlaud, Calixto Bieto, Nicolas Brieger, Nick Broadhurst, Brigitte Fassbaender, Achim Freyer, Harry Kupfer and David Pountney took him to renowned festivals and opera houses such as Berlin State Opera, Bregenz Festival, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Aalto-Theater Essen, Handel Festival of Halle, Innsbruck Festival of Early Music, Styriarte Graz, Frankfurt Opera, Munich Biennale, Opéra National de Nancy, Schwetzingen SWR Festival, Royal Stockholm Opera and to the Vienna State Opera and Volksoper. In 2021 the countertenor will return to the Schwetzingen SWR Festival for a world premiere.

Hagen Matzeit

He sang numerous title and leading roles in Handel's operas, including Admeto at the Leipzig Opera, Rinaldo at the Karlsruhe Handel Festival, Arminio and Ruggiero (Alcina) at the Halle Opera, Goffredo (Rinaldo) at the Cologne Opera and Egeus (Theseus) at the Komische Oper Berlin. The role of Axel Freund (Bluthaus) will also take him to the Opéra national de Lyon in 2022/23.

Tim Severloh

He made his debut as Machiavelli in the world premiere of the opera “Der Jude von Malta” at the Munich Biennale (BR recording). Numerous first and world premieres followed: at the Berlin State Opera, at the Schwetzingen SWR Festival, at the Basel Theater and at the Theater an der Wien. At the Frankfurt Opera he sang the role of the Herald in the German premiere of Aribert Reimann's “Medea”. In 2017/18 he performed at the Deutsche Oper Berlin in the world premiere of Aribert Reimann’s opera "L’Invisible". In 2018/19 Tim Severloh sang the role of Camille in the world premiere of the opera “Thérèse” in a co-production of the Hamburg State Opera and the Salzburg Easter Festival.