The German baritone Michael Borth studied singing in Weimar with Siegried Gohritz and at the Berliner Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler with Roman Trekel. He was a member of the Centre de Perfeccionament Plácido Domingo at the Palau de les Arts Valencia 2015-2017 and was invited to the Accademia Rossiniana in 2017, where he successfully debuted as Barone di Trombonok in 'Il Viaggio a Reims'. Recent highlights include performances in Handel's 'Silla' on tour in Japan, as well as debuts in Muhly's 'Marnie' and Weill's 'Dreigroschenoper' at the Theater Freiburg. There he also sang Eugen Onegin and debuted as Dr. Falke ('Die Fledermaus'), Marcello ('La Bohème') and Golaud ('Pelléas et Mélisande'), among others. He sang the title role in Mozart's 'Don Giovanni', Peter Vogel in Korngold's 'Der Ring des Polykrates' as well as Sharpless in 'Madama Butterfly' and made his successful role debut as Count Almaviva in Mozart's 'Le nozze di Figaro'. At the Komische Oper Berlin he made his debut as Schaunard in 'La Bohème' in a new production by Barrie Kosky. He has made guest appearances at the Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona (‹Turandot›), Teatro Massimo in Palermo, the Opera de Oviedo, the ABAO Bilbao and several times at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía in Valencia and has worked with conductors such as Josep Pons, Roberto Abbado, Fabio Biondi, Emmanuel Villaume, Daniel Cohen and Jordan de Souza. At the Theater Basel, Michael Borth was the acclaimed Kovalyov in Herbert Fritsch's production of Shostakovich's 'Die Nase' and will sing Donner in Wagner's 'Ring des Nibelungen' from 2023/24.