Aleksander Nohr, Baritone

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Biography

Aleksander Nohr has been impressing audiences and critics with his rich and imposing baritone voice and his well-timed acting since his graduation from the Opera Academy in Copenhagen in 2012. That same year, Aleksander made his debut at the Royal Danish Opera as Dancairo in Bizet’s Carmen.

Aleksander has since been contracted as a soloist with companies including The Norwegian Opera and the Danish National Opera. His roles in Oslo have included Masetto in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Dandini in LLa Cenerentola, Schaunard in Puccini's La Boheme, and Stefano in Donizetti’s Viva la mamma. He returned to Bizet’s Carmen in the role of Moralès.

Elsewhere, Aleksander has sung Count Almaviva in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (Arctic Opera), Aeneas in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas (in concert with Concerto Copenhagen), Kristoffer Rustung in Henning Sommero’s Olav Engelbrektsson (Opera Trøndelag), Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen (Ringsakeroperaen) and Dandini in Rossini’s La Cenerentola (Danish National Opera).

Aleksander is an experienced oratorio soloist and lieder singer. While still a student he appeared with the Copenhagen Phil, Odense Symphony Orchestra, Concerto Copenhagen and the orchestra of Wermland Opera. His oratorio repertoire includes Charpentier’s Te Deum and Weill’s The Seven Deadly Sins. Aleksander has collaborated with conductors including Michael Boder, Vello Pähn, Lawrence Foster, Alexander Prior, Andrew Lawrence-King and Giordano Bellincampi. He has recorded songs by John Frandsen for Dacapo Records and frequently collaborates with accordionist Ida Løvli Hidle. He is equally at home with folk song and contemporary art music.

Aleksander hails from Kjerringøy in the north of Norway. He began his vocal studies at the Institute of Music at NTNU in Trondheim, continuing his training at the Royal Danish Academy of Music and The Opera Academy in Copenhagen. He has participated in master-classes with artists including Bo Skovhus and Anne Lise Berntsen, and has also worked with coaches including Malcolm Martineau, Mikael Eliasen, Fiona MacSherry and Ouri Bronchti. Aleksander is grateful to the Royal Danish Academy of Music, the Tom Wilhelmsen Foundation and Bodø Municipality for grants that aided his studies.

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Repertoire
Opera Roles

Benjamin Britten

BILLY BUDD/Billy Budd
THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA/Tarquinius

Claudio Monteverdi

L'ORFEO Apollo

Gaetano Donizetti

L'ELISIR D'AMORE/Belcore
DON PASQUALE/Malatesta
VIVA LA MAMMA/Stefano

Georges Bizet

CARMEN/Morales
CARMEN/Dancairo

Giacomo Puccini

LA BOHEME/Marcello
LA BOHEME/Schaunard

Gioacchino Rossini

LA CENERENTOLA/Dandini
Wilhelm Tell

Henry Purcell

DIDO AND AENEAS Aeneas

Igor Stravinsky

THE RAKES PROGRESS/Nick Shadow

Johann Strauss

DIE FLEDERMAUS/Dr. Falke

Leonard Bernstein

TROUBLE IN HAITI/Sam

Richard Strauss

ARIADNE AUF NAXOS/Harlequin

Richard Wagner

TANNHÄUSER/Wolfram

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE/Papageno
COSI FAN TUTTE/Guglielmo
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO/The Count
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE/Sprecher
DON GIOVANNI/Masetto
DON GIOVANNI/Don Giovanni
Oratorios and Sacred Works

Franz Joseph Haydn

Missa Brevis

Georg Friedrich Händel

The Messiah, HVW 56

Georg Philipp Telemann

Lukaspassion

Johann Sebastian Bach

Christmas Oratorio BWV 248
Cantata "Ich hab' genug" BWV 82
Cantata "Nun komm der Heiden Heiland" BWV 61
Cantata "Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit", BWV 106

Johannes Brahms

Ein deutsches Requiem

Reinhard Keiser

Markus Passion

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Requiem KV 626
Missa Brevis in F
Press Service

Photo: Kristine Hellemo Larsen

Photo: Kristine Hellemo Larsen

Photo: Kristine Hellemo Larsen

Photo: Kristine Hellemo Larsen

Photo: Kristine Hellemo Larsen

Photo: Kristine Hellemo Larsen

Photo: Kristine Hellemo Larsen

Photo: Kristine Hellemo Larsen

Media

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Stravinsky Nick Shadow Come Master

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Heise: Farlige drømme/Det blinker med

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Heise: Farlige drømme/Du lægger dig

heise_farlige_dromme_-_hvor_engen_har_foldet.mp3

Heise: Farlige drømme/Hvor engen har foldet

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DK, NO, SE, FI