Erik Bekker Hansen

Erik Bekker Hansen

Tenor
Bio: Erik Bekker Hansen is a lyric tenor with a wide range of repertoire in opera, oratorio and art songs. His recordings of danish romatich 19th century songs has been very well recieved: "Altogether a splendid tribute to the Rungs, father and son." Gramophone, April 2015 "I enjoyed virtually every song on this CD of music by the Rungs. (...) The singing of these songs is inspirational"Musicweb international.com, November 2014 "Erik Bekker Hansen has a fine, light tenor voice and the recording is good." American Record Guide, November 2011"Erik Bekker Hansen has a lightish, basically soft lyric tenor voice and he has fine sense for the texts and can be quite expressive." Musicweb international.com, Juni 2011 "a poetic sensibility is reflected in these nineteenth century Danish romances by the light-toned, mellifluous tenor Erik Bekker Hansen" Musicweb international.com, April 2011 Roles include: Samuel (Three Sisters Who are not Sisters - Ned Rorem) for Aarhus KammerOpera; Macheath (Beggars Opera - Britten) for Nordjysk Musikkonservatorium; Bror (Det er så sandt som det er løgn - Michael Bojesen), Borsa (Rigoletto - Verdi) , 2nd Priest & 1st Armed Man (Die Zauberflöte – Mozart), Harry (La Fanciulla del West - Puccini) Arbace and High Priest (Idomeneo – Mozart), Edmondo and Maestro di Ballo (Manon Lescaut – Puccini), Basilio and Curzio (Le Nozze di Figaro – Mozart), Spoletta (Tosca – Puccini), Arturo (Lucia di Lammermoor – Donizetti) and Yamadori (Madama Butterfly - Puccini) for the Danish National Opera. As an oratorio soloist , performances include Bach: Christmas Oratorio, St John Passion and B-minor Mass; Handel: Messiah; Mozart: Requiem and Litaniae Laurentanae. Also invitations to appear as soloist with Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Aarhus Bachselskab, Randers Chamber Orchestra.Frequent Lieder and song recitals, has appeared in recitals at Salzkammergut Festwochen, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Aarhus Sommerfestival. In 2010 and 2014 he released CDs with Danish romantic songs of the nineteenth century. Qualifications and Awards: 2000 BA in Musicology from Aarhus University 2004 Winner of Nordjysk Musikkonservatorium Soloist Competition 2005 -Diplomeksamen in classical singing from Nordjysk Musikkonservatorium Awarded "Rebild Musikpris" & “Odd Fellow Ordenens musikpris til unge kunstnere”2011 Awarded ”Redaktør Hans Voigts Mindelegat” Further studies include classes with Giancarlo Andretta, Håkan Hagegård, Roberta Cunningham, Charles Killpatrick, Iris Dell'aqua, Philip Langridge, Werner Hollweg, Helmut Rilling, Roger Vignoles and Malcom Martineau.Professional Experience: 1999 -2005  Leader of Aarhus KammerOpera 2004 - present  Opera singer at Den Jyske Opera (Danish National Opera) 2006 - present  Co-funder and leader of Sangselskabet “Societas Pro Musica”
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Bio: Erik Bekker Hansen is a lyric tenor with a wide range of repertoire in opera, oratorio and art songs. His recordings of danish romatich 19th century songs has been very well recieved: "Altogether a splendid tribute to the Rungs, father and son." Gramophone, April 2015 "I enjoyed virtually every song on this CD of music by the Rungs. (...) The singing of these songs is inspirational"Musicweb international.com, November 2014 "Erik Bekker Hansen has a fine, light tenor voice and the recording is good." American Record Guide, November 2011"Erik Bekker Hansen has a lightish, basically soft lyric tenor voice and he has fine sense for the texts and can be quite expressive." Musicweb international.com, Juni 2011 "a poetic sensibility is reflected in these nineteenth century Danish romances by the light-toned, mellifluous tenor Erik Bekker Hansen" Musicweb international.com, April 2011 Roles include: Samuel (Three Sisters Who are not Sisters - Ned Rorem) for Aarhus KammerOpera; Macheath (Beggars Opera - Britten) for Nordjysk Musikkonservatorium; Bror (Det er så sandt som det er løgn - Michael Bojesen), Borsa (Rigoletto - Verdi) , 2nd Priest & 1st Armed Man (Die Zauberflöte – Mozart), Harry (La Fanciulla del West - Puccini) Arbace and High Priest (Idomeneo – Mozart), Edmondo and Maestro di Ballo (Manon Lescaut – Puccini), Basilio and Curzio (Le Nozze di Figaro – Mozart), Spoletta (Tosca – Puccini), Arturo (Lucia di Lammermoor – Donizetti) and Yamadori (Madama Butterfly - Puccini) for the Danish National Opera. As an oratorio soloist , performances include Bach: Christmas Oratorio, St John Passion and B-minor Mass; Handel: Messiah; Mozart: Requiem and Litaniae Laurentanae. Also invitations to appear as soloist with Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, Aarhus Bachselskab, Randers Chamber Orchestra.Frequent Lieder and song recitals, has appeared in recitals at Salzkammergut Festwochen, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Aarhus Sommerfestival. In 2010 and 2014 he released CDs with Danish romantic songs of the nineteenth century. Qualifications and Awards: 2000 BA in Musicology from Aarhus University 2004 Winner of Nordjysk Musikkonservatorium Soloist Competition 2005 -Diplomeksamen in classical singing from Nordjysk Musikkonservatorium Awarded "Rebild Musikpris" & “Odd Fellow Ordenens musikpris til unge kunstnere”2011 Awarded ”Redaktør Hans Voigts Mindelegat” Further studies include classes with Giancarlo Andretta, Håkan Hagegård, Roberta Cunningham, Charles Killpatrick, Iris Dell'aqua, Philip Langridge, Werner Hollweg, Helmut Rilling, Roger Vignoles and Malcom Martineau.Professional Experience: 1999 -2005  Leader of Aarhus KammerOpera 2004 - present  Opera singer at Den Jyske Opera (Danish National Opera) 2006 - present  Co-funder and leader of Sangselskabet “Societas Pro Musica”
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