Steffen Bruun

bass
Lisbeth Holten

The bass Steffen Bruun graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen, and the Opera Academy in Sydney in 2005. That same year he made his debut as the Emperor in Stravinskiy’s The Nightingale on The Funen Opera and, later on, he has taken on, among others, Sarastro in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, the bass parts of Monteverdi’s operas, Leone in Handel’s Tamerlano, Don Inigo in Ravel’s L’Heure espagnole and as Comte de Grieux in Massenet’s Manon at the Copenhagen Opera Festival onstage with Patricia Petibon. He is moreover involved with the performance concept Home Opera as both singer and host. Steffen Bruun is even an esteemed concert singer in the great oratorios by Bach, Schütz, Haydn, Handel and Mozart. On CD, Steffen is featured as the Watchman in Carl Nielsen’s Maskarade as well as the premiere recording of Paul von Klenau’s 9th Symphony, both with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra under Michael Schønwandt and released by Dacapo.