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Morten Grove Frandsen  

countertenor

Countertenor Morten Grove Frandsen graduates from the Royal Danish Opera Academy under professor Kirsten Buhl Møller in summer 2016. During his studies, Morten has received grants and scholarships from Den Böhmske fond, Anne Marie Mortensen’s mindelegat and the Léonie Sonning Foundation. In 2015, Morten was named opera talent of the year at the Copenhagen Opera Festival. He has sung the part of Super-Egon in John Frandsen’s opera Egoland, Ruggiero in Vivaldi’s Orlando Furioso (Riga Baroque Festival), Dr. Rank in John Frandsen’s opera Et Dukkehjem, and in summer 2015 premiered the modern opera Leaves by Karsten Fundal and Efterklang at the Copenhagen Opera Festival. Morten is also a busy lied and concert singer.

Live Dates

08/03/2016   Vidtfavnende komponist fylder 60
I anledning af John Frandsens 60 års fødselsdag udkommer en stor samling af hans solosange på CD, indsunget af bl.a. komponistens søn Morten Grove Frandsen
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31/10/2016   Diapason

JOHN FRANDSEN: Songs
3/5 Stars

"Personnalité et technique moins affirmées des trois autres chanteurs."
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26/10/2016   Opera Lounge

JOHN FRANDSEN Songs
"Wer auf der Suche nach einem interessanten zeitgenössischen Lied-Komponisten ist, sollte sich Frandsens Œuvre anschauen, [..]"
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01/09/2016   American Record Guide

JOHN FRANDSEN Songs
"Each work is a gem in its own right, which performers manage to polish to perfection."
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23/08/2016   Gramophone

JOHN FRANDSEN Songs
"[..] richness, depth, presence and character, [..]"
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20/05/2016   Fyens Stiftstidende

JOHN FRANDSEN Songs
4/6 Stars

"Både introvert, ekspressivt, humoristisk og søgende musik, [..]"
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18/04/2016   Politiken

JOHN FRANDSEN: Songs
4/6 Hjerter

"Frandsen havde flere kanter som ung. Ofte er sangene langsommeligt søgende i forreven melankoli. De forskellige sangere gør pladen varieret, og det er styrken."
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01/04/2016   Weekendavisen

JOHN FRANDSEN: Songs
"Sublimt lavpulserende, næsten udåndende sange, kontra snublende staccato fornøjelser. Et forunderligt fikserbillede af musik står til rådighed for det opladte sind."
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Discography

Songs
Songs
John Frandsen

CD 8.226582 (2016)


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