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Steffen Bruun


The bass Steffen Bruun graduated in 2005, after opera studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen and in Sydney. He had his stage debut as the Emperor in Stravinsky’s The Nightingale at The Funen Opera shortly after his graduation, and since then has appeared in roles such as Sarastro in Mozart’sDie Zauberflöte and Osmin in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, the bass parts in Monteverdi’s operas, Leone in Handel’s Tamerlano, Comte de Grieux in Massenet’s Manon, Raimondo in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Sparafucile in Verdi’s Rigoletto, The Mikado in Gilbert and Sullivan’s opera of the same name and as the bass singer in Saariaho’s Only the Sound Remains at Teatro Real Madrid. Steffen Bruun made his debut at the Royal Danish Opera as Zuniga in Bizet’s Carmen in 2019, a role he followed up the next season with the parts of Speaker and, the second Armed Man in Die Zauberflöte. In addition, he has appeared regularly as a soloist in oratorios by Bach, Haydn, Mozart and Handel and in works such as Verdi’s Requiem, Janácek’s Glagolitic Mass and Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle. He is also a participant in the Home Opera concept, where he is both host and singer.

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