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I Won't Share You
Guitar, Ziggy Johnston


Max performs regularly as a solo artist, arranging alternative programs at festivals and contemporary venues. As a concert singer, he has appeared throughout Australia, Europe and the UK with ensembles such as the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, La Cetra Baroque Orchestra, the London Handel Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria. 

He has performed in Sydney’s Angel Place, the Melbourne Recital Center and Hamer Hall, the Forum, the Vienna Musikverein and the Royal Albert Hall. He studied baroque and early music at the the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis with Gerd Türk and currently collaborates and coaches with Dermot Tutty in Melbourne. 

His favourite baroque performance repertoire includes Handel's Messiah and Dixit Dominus, John Blow's Venus and Adonis, Purcell’s Ode for St Cecilia’s Day, Bach's Johannes Passion, Weinachstoratorium, St Matthew Passion, Magnificat and B-minor Mass, Vivaldi's Stabat Mater, Gloria and Nisi Dominus, Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri and Pergolesi's Salve Regina

He has received top prizes in the IFAC Australian Singing Competition, the London Handel Competition, Herald Sun Aria, the Chicago International Classical Singer Competition and the Royal Philharmonic Arias. 



“A rich and radiant countertenor voice with a bell-like purity”
— Limelight Magazine