Frederik Päevatalu Rolin
Danish baritone Frederik Rolin graduated with a bachelor in singing from The Royal Danish Academy of Music in 2014 and continued his studies with prof. Kirsten Buhl Møller at the
Opera Academy at The Royal Danish Opera which he graduated from in 2017.
Despite his recent graduation Frederik already has a large repertoire of performed operatic roles which include Papageno in Die Zauberflöte for Copenhagen Opera Festival and
later the same role in a chamber version at the Royal Danish Theatre. Yamadori in Madame Butterfly at the Royal Danish Theatre, Angelotti in Tosca and Schaunard in La Bohème both with Danish touring company GuidOpera.
In 2017 Frederik Rolin had his Norwegian debut as Christophoro in the modern opera Querini at Opera Nordfjord and later as Douphol in Traviata also in Norway. At the Opera Academy in Copenhagen Frederik Rolin has performed the roles of Conte in Nozze di Figaro, Guglielmo in Cosi fan Tutte, Sid in Albert Herring, Silvio in Pagliacci and Valentin in Faust. At Copenhagen Opera Festival’s production of Rape of Lucretia he did Tarquinius, for which he received great reviews. A genre which Frederik holds very dear is operetta and he has performed Danilo in Die Lustige Witwe and Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus both with The Danish Operetta Company.
A keen recitalist Frederik has performed at the Danish Embassies in Paris and in Lisbon as well as the lied festival Der Zwerg in Sindelfingen, Germany. In Denmark Frederik Rolin has
performed many lied recitals at numerous festivals and has attended art song courses with Helmut Deutsch, Malcolm Martineau and Olaf Bär. He also performs in various oratorio engagements including Handel’s Messiah, Nielsen’s Springtime on Funen and the requiem masses of Mozart, Brahms, Fauré and Durufle as well as an extensive repertoire of sacred and secular concert works.
Frederik Rolin has received the Léonie Sonning talent prize, the Hans Voigt memorial prize and scholarships from the Danish Arts Foundation and the Augustinus Foundation.