The Austrian tenor, Gernot Heinrich, began his musical training as a member of the Wiener Sängerknaben. He studied singing teaching under Adelheid Hornig and Eva Klietmann-Bartfai.
Gernot Heinrich performs regularly in opera productions; he has sung in George Frideric Handelís Acis and Galatea and Rodriguezís Frida Kahlo, in Weillís Mahagonny and Schedlbergerís Neroís Comeback. In 2004 he performed in Periís Eurydice and in Cavalliís The Love of Apollo and Daphne at the Vienna Kammeroper, as well as in Dafne in Lauro (Fux), and played the role of Don Ottavio in Mozartís Don Giovanni with great success. Most recently he has sung in Le Balcon by Péter Eötvös and in Requiem für Piccoletto by Dieter Kaufmann. A further focus of his work lies in oratorios, performing most recently at festivals in Thoronet (France) and Crotone (Italy).
Gernot Heinrich also sings with the Vienna Harmonists, an ensemble in the style of the Comedian Harmonists, which has toured throughout Europe with great success for a number of years, as well as with the Vienna Voice Artists, a singing formation comprising of a small number of singers which focuses on early music.
Radio and CD recordings document his career.