Stephan MacLeod was born in Geneva in November
1971. After a ten year sutdy period at the
"Concervatoire de Musique de Geneve"
studying violin an piano, he started singing
lessons with Mrs. Michele Moser in Geneva.
At this time he also completed his final
high-school exams. At the age of nineteen,
he was accepted into the singing class of
Ursula Buckel in Geneva, and at the same
time was offered a position at the Cologne
"Musikhochschule" studying with
He won in 1991 in Switzerland various competition prizes in order to receive scholarships and in 1994 the Migros prize in Zurich and the T.V.S. prize in Hamburg, whereby he was invited to perform solo recitals in Geneva, Vevey, Cologne, Stuttgart, Bonn, Karlsruhe, Venice, Paris and in the United States.
Stephan MacLeod sung as a soloist under the direction of Michel Corboz, John Duxbury, Helmut Rilling, Jesus Lopez-Cobos, Peter Neumann, Frieder Bernius, Reinhard Goebel(Musica Antiqua Koln), Jos van Immerseel, Sigiswald Kuijken, Paul van Nevel(Huelgas), Grant Llewellyn, Theodor Guschlbauer, Konrad Junghanel(Cantus Coln), Philippe Herreweghe, Eliott Gardiner and many others in nearly all European coutries, in Israel, Japan and in the U.S.A. He sang with l'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, l'Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, l'Orchestre National de Lille, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Flanders, l'Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg.....
His repertoire goes from Renaissance and western European baroque music through to Mozart, Rossini or Faure, to Honegger and Frank Martin, not forgetting the great German romantic Lieder composers.
He already made many radio and CD recordings (BIS, Harmonia Mundi Deutschland, Channel Classics, Sony, Cascavelle, Accord, Marco Polo).