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BIOGRAPHY
 

Born in Lower Saxony, he studied from 2013-2019 with Mark Tucker and Burkhard Kehring (song class) at the HFMT Hamburg. In 2019-2021 he completed his vocal training with a concert exam with Ulrike Sonntag at the HMDK Stuttgart. In master classes with Brigitte Fassbaender, Roger Vignoles, Elly Ameling and Frieder Bernius, he was able to gain further vocal and interpretive qualities.

Even before his studies he gained stage experience in the opera piccola productions of the Hamburg State Opera, where he sang main roles in world premieres by Moritz Eggert, Andreas Tarkmann, Pierangelo Valtinoni and Jörg Widmann. During his singing studies he performed at the Opera Stabile Hamburg Dido and Aeneas (2016) and A Fairy Queen (2017) by Purcell, Vaughn-Williams Riders to the sea (2017) and Karl Amadeus Hartmann's Simplicius Simplicissimus (Governor) (2018).

Under the direction of Frieder Bernius he sang the Clistene in Hasse's L'Olimpiade at the Schlossparktheater Berlin as part of the Steglitzer Tage für Alte Musik 2019. 

Previously he sang the title role in Monteverdi's L'Orfeo (2016) and Telemaco in Il Ritorno di Ulisse (2017). As part of the Kultursommer am Kanal 2019 of the Duchy of Lauenburg, he designed an operetta evening on the estate of the von Bülow family.

Dustin Drosdziok received a scholarship from the Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now Foundation in Hamburg and, together with the pianist Fabian Gehring, was a prizewinner at the Gustav Mahler Song Competition in Hamburg in 2018. He is in demand as a concert and lied singer throughout Europe and regularly sings as an evangelist and soloist in Bach’s Matthew and St. Haydn's Creation and Handel's Messiah. In 2018 and 2019 he sang Bach's Christmas Oratorio at the National Concert Hall Dublin.

In the 2020-2022 season, Dustin Drosdziok was a member of the International Opera Studio of the Cologne Opera, where he performed roles including Pedrillo in »Die Entführung aus dem Serail«, as Remendado in »Carmen«, and as Count Albert in »Die tote Stadt« .

In January 2023 he made his debut as Don Ottavio at the Landesbühnen Sachsen.

You will find this biography and an abridged version at the bottom of the page as a pdf download.

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Robert the Devil in "Pünktchen and Anton"

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