Aleksander Nohr, Baritone

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Biography

Norwegian baritone Aleksander Nohr made his debut at the Royal Opera, Copenhagen while still a student at the Opera Academy as Dancairo Bizet’s CARMEN.
He was engaged by the Norwegian opera to sing Baron Douphol LA TRAVIATA in the autumn of 2013. Aleksander has sung The Count LE NOZZE DI FIGARO with Arctic Opera Norway, Aeneas DIDO AND AENEAS with Concerto Copenhagen, and Kristoffer Rustung OLAV ENGELBREKTSSON with Opera Trøndelag, Norway.

In the season of 2014/15 Aleksander Nohr had a soloist contract with the Norwegian Opera and sang Masetto DON GIOVANNI, Moralés CARMEN, Baron Douphol LA TRAVIATA, Stefano LA VIVA LA MAMMA and Yamadori MADAMA BUTTERFLY.
In autumn 2015 he sang Escamillo CARMEN with Ringsakeroperaen. The operatic season of 2016/17 sees Aleksander singing Dandini LA CENERENTOLA with the Danish National Opera and he will return to the Norwegian Opera. Aleksander Nohr is much in demand as soloist in oratorios and masses. He has also appeared as soloist in Norwegian and Danish festivals, singing songs and Lieder.

While studying at the Opera Academy Aleksander has performed with several orchestras like Concerto Copenhagen, Odense Symphony Orchestra, Copenhagen Phil and the orchestra of the Wermland opera. Among the conductors he has worked with are Andrew Lawrence-King, Alexander Prior, Vello Pähn, Giordano Bellincampi, Lawrence Foster and Michael Boder. He was soloist in Charpentier's Te Deum and Weill's “The Seven Deadly Sins” which were broadcast in the Danish Radio. In the autumn of 2015 he recorded songs by the Danish composer John Frandsen to be released on the dacapo label.

Aleksander collaborates with accordeonist Ida Løvli Hidle and experiments with repertoire spanning from contemporary to folksongs on a regular basis.

Aleksander Nohr is from Kjerringøy in North Norway. He has pursued his studies in classical voice training at the Institute of Music at NTNU in Trondheim, Norway with prof. Kåre Bjørkøy, and at the Royal Danish Academy of Music and The Royal Danish Opera Academy in Copenhagen, Denmark with prof. Kirsten Buhl Møller. Aleksander has participated in several masterclasses with teachers like Bo Skovhus and Anne Lise Berntsen and has also worked with coaches such as Malcolm Martineu, Mikael Eliasen, Fiona MacSherry og Ouri Bronchti.

Aleksander Nohr has received grants from the Royal Danish Music Conservatory, Skibsreder Tom Wilhelmsen Foundation and Bodø municipality.

Calendar

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Repertoire
Opera Roles

Benjamin Britten

BILLY BUDD/Billy Budd
THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA/Tarquinius

Claudio Monteverdi

L'ORFEO Apollo

Gaetano Donizetti

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

Georges Bizet

CARMEN/Dancairo
CARMEN/Morales

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

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

Franz Joseph Haydn

Missa in tempore belli (Paukenmesse)

Georg Friedrich Händel

The Messiah, HVW 56

Georg Philipp Telemann

Lukaspassion

Johann Sebastian Bach

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

Johannes Brahms

Ein deutsches Requiem

Reinhard Keiser

Markus Passion

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Missa Brevis in F
Requiem KV 626
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DK, NO, SE, FI