Jens Søndergaard, Bass-baritone

Biography

With his beautiful effortless voice and charismatic stage performance, Jens Søndergaard represents a new generation of young Danish singers.

In the season 2010/11 he has, among other things, performed as Figaro in THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO with Aarhus Sommeropera/The Funen Opera, as Regin in SIGURD DRAGEDRÆBER by Andy Pape/Bent Lorentzen at The Funen Opera and as Elviro in XERXES which was performed with The New Opera in Esbjerg and at The Royal Danish Theatre in Copenhagen.

In the season 2011/12 Jens Søndergaard will, among other things, sing Händel's Messiah with Ensemble MidtVest, St. John's Passion with Aalborg Symphony Orchestra and also a new opera by Bo Gunge called ORKESTERGRAVEN.

From 2004-2007 Jens Søndergaard worked at Das Deutsche Nationaltheater Weimar where he sang the roles of Figaro, Don Alfonso, Papageno, The King in ARIODANTE, Der Tod and others.

Jens has also made guest performances with Opera Halle, The Danish National Opera, Operaen i Midten, Aarhus Sommeropera, The Royal Danish Theatre and The New Opera in Esbjerg.

Jens Søndergaard has performed as a soloist at several concerts in Denmark and abroad, including Ein Deutsches Requiem with Eric Ericsson and performances with the Danish Regional Orchestras and ensembles.

For several years, Jens has worked with pianist Fiona MacSherry. They have given several concerts in Denmark and during the next season they are planning to release a CD.

Jens Søndergaard graduated from The Danish Opera Academy in 2003 and he had his debut from The Royal Danish Academy of Music in 2005.

Calendar
Repertoire
Opera roles

Ludwig van Beethoven

FIDELIO/Don Fernando

Georges Bizet

CARMEN/Escamillo
CARMEN/Morales

Benjamin Britten

ALBERT HERRING/Sid

Gaetano Donizetti

L'ELISIR D'AMORE/Belcore

Georg Friedrich Händel

ARIODANTE/ The King
XERXES/ Elviro

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

COSI FAN TUTTE/Guglielmo
DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE/Papageno
COSI FAN TUTTE/Don Alfonso
LE NOZZE DI FIGARO/Figaro

Giacomo Puccini

LA BOHEME/Schaunard
LA FANCIULLA DI WEST/ J.Wallace

Gioacchino Rossini

IL BARBIERE DI SEVILLA/Fiorello

Igor Stravinsky

THE RAKES PROGRESS/Nick Shadow

Giuseppe Verdi

RIGOLETTO/ Marullo
Oratorios

Johann Sebastian Bach

Mass in H minor
Christmas Oratorio BWV 248
St. John Passion BWV 245
St. Matthew Passion BWV 244
Magnificat BWV 243

Johannes Brahms

Ein deutsches Requiem
Liebeslieder Walzer

Henri Duparc

Songs

Maurice Duruflé

Requiem

Gabriel Fauré

Requiem in D minor, Op.48

Georg Friedrich Händel

The Messiah, HVW 56

Franz Joseph Haydn

Missa Brevis

Felix Mendelssohn

Elias

Franz Schubert

Die Winterreise. Text by Wilhelm Müller
Der Schwanengesang und ausgewählte lieder

Robert Schumann

Liederkreis opus 24
Liederkreis op.39

Maurice Ravel

Don Quichotte
Histoires Naturelles

John Stainer

The Crucifixion

Ralph Vaughan Williams

Songs of Travel

Hugo Wolf

Michelangelo Lieder
Press Service

Photo: Charlotte Burchard

Photo: Charlotte Burchard

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