Jonathan Macker is back at Oper Frankfurt, where he enjoyed great success last season as Starveling / the Moon in a wonderful new production of Britten's A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the Bockenheimer Depot, to sing a Servant in Capriccio and a Policeman / Servant in Schreker's Der ferne Klang / The Elusive Sound. He went under contract to the Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn for the 2021/22 season, where he sang Lorenzo in I capuleti e i montecchi and Willy Angerer in the world premiere of Fabian Müller's Eiger. He began training as a singer at the Classic School for Singing in Fulda with Ute Büttner and learned a lot while a member of the Hamburg State Opera's special chorus. He won the Senate of the city of Hamburg's special culture prize in 2014 and the 2015 NDR Kultur Förderpreis, the year he joined the Hanns Eisler University for Music and the Performing Arts in Berlin, studying with Prof. Roman Trekel, and was awarded a scholarship by the Jürgen Ponto Foundation. He moved to Frankfurt's University for Music and the Performing Arts in 2017 to study with Prof. Thilo Dahlmann, since when this bass baritone has taken part in several projects run by BachVespern and in a production at the Staatstheater in Darmstadt. He sang Didi in the 2019 world premiere of Consumnia in Graz and he and his duo partner Niklas Jahn won the 2020 international Organ-Singing competition. He was the first winner of the Karl-Adler Music Competition for Jewish Artists in 2021 and he has taken part in masterclasses held by Helmut Deutsch, Franz Hawlata, Brigitte Fassbaender and Petra Lang.