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Poul Elming

Poul Elming trained at the academies of music in Aalborg and Aarhus, and made his debut from the soloist class in 1978. In 1979-84 he sang a large number of baritone roles at the Danish National Opera (Århus), including Papageno in The Magic Flute, King Erik in King and Marshal, Count Luna in Il Trovatore and Einstein in Die Fledermaus. In 1984 he was engaged by the Royal Danish Opera, and sang the Count in The Marriage of Figaro, Malatesta in Don Pasquale and several other roles. After re-pitching his voice as a tenor, Poul Elming made a new debut in 1989 in the title role of Wagner’s Parsifal at the Royal Danish Opera, and the very next year he was engaged by the famous Wagner-Festspiele in Bayreuth as Siegmund in Die Walküre with Daniel Barenboim conducting. This was the cue for an international career which has taken him to all the leading opera houses in Europe and several in the USA, and recently to Japan. He has also returned to Bayreuth every summer.
  • Rued Langgaard


  • J.P.E. Hartmann

    The Key Masterpieces

  • Carl Nielsen

    Maskarade (DVD)

  • Rued Langgaard


  • Rued Langgaard

    Antikrist (DVD)

  • Poul Ruders

    The Handmaid's Tale

  • Friedrich Kuhlau, Niels W. Gade, J.P.E. Hartmann, P.E. Lange-Müller, H.E. Krøyer, Jacob Gade, J. Mikel

    Der er et yndigt land

  • Carl Nielsen

    Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3

  • J.P.E. Hartmann

    Liden Kirsten

  • Edouard Dupuy

    Ungdom og Galskab (Youth and Folly)

  • Per Nørgård