Vincent Schirrmacher was educated in England and taught to play the
piano at an early age.
In 1996 he studied Music Pedagogue at the Royal Academy of Music
London (UK) and Juilliard School in New York (USA) passing his examination
From 2001 he received vocal tuition from Prof. Raimund Gilvan in
Saarbruecken, Germany. From 2003 he studied with Prof. Josef Protschka
at the Cologne Academy of Music, Germany until his graduation.
The “Gottlob Frick” Medal was given to him in 2006 for his contribution
to stage success. In the same year he won the “Johan Strauss Prize”
in Coburg, Germany.
At the International Robert Stolz competition in Hamburg, Germany
in 2007 the Jury awarded Vincent Schirrmacher the First Prize. He was
also the vote of the audience.
At the International “Belvedere” competition, which was taken place
in Vienna, Austria in 2008, He was awarded the 3rd Operetta Prize and
Special Opera Prize from the Norske Opera Oslo and the
Gran Teatro del
Liceu Barcelona. In the same year he was the finalist of the “Placido
Domingo – Operalia” competition in Quebec, Canada.
Since 2008, Vincent Schirrmacher was engaged at the
Schleswig-Holstein’s ensemble. There he sang roles such as the
in Lehar’s operetta “Giuditta”, Duke in Verdi’s “Rigoletto“,
in Dvorak’s „Rusalka“, Julien in Charpentier’s „Louise“ and
Busoni’s „Doktor Faust“.
Through the success performing „The land of smiles“ („Das Land des
Laechelns“) as the Prince Sou-Chong in the
Leharfestival Bad Ischl,
Austria in 2009, Vincent Schirrmacher became a member of the Volksoper
Vienna‘s Ensemble. He sang roles such as the
Prince in „Rusalka“, Mario
Cavaradossi in „Tosca“, Prince Calaf in Puccini’s „Tudandot“,
in Verdi’s „Il Trovatore“, Alfredo in Verdi’s „La Traviata“ ,
in Strauss’s „Salome“, and parts in operettas such as
Camille de Rosillion
in „Die lustige Witwe“ (“The Merry Widow”) and
Alfred in „Die Fledermaus“
(„The Bat“) ect., ect.