Vincent Schirrmacher - Gangster
Vincent was born in China and grew up in London, where he graduated from the Royal Academy of Music. He then attended Juilliard School in New York before studying voice with Josef Protschka at the Hochschule für Musik in Cologne, Germany.
From 2008 he was a member of the ensemble at Landestheater Schleswig-Holstein in Flensburg, Germany.
In 2009 he joined the Vienna Volksoper ensemble as a solo tenor.
Vincent won several music competitions, among others: "Johann Strauss Price" at the Alexander Girardi Competition in Coburg, Germany in 2005 and he was a finalist at "Placido Domingo - Operalia - The World Opera Competition" in Quebec, Canada in 2008.
His repertoire includes the roles of: Octavio in Giuditta by Franz Lehár, the Duca in Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi, the Prince in Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák and Sou-Chong in The Land of Smiles by Franz Lehár.
Vincent has recently starred as Calaf in the Vienna Volksoper's Turandot production.