Jörn Pedersen Danish baritone

Jörn Pedersen dansk baryton på Den Jyske Opera Jörn Pedersen dansk baryton på Den Jyske Opera

Jørn Pedersen is educated at the Opera Academy in Copenhagen, after graduating from The University of Aarhus and The Jutland Music Conservatory. Recent performances has been Mozart’s Figaro, Escamillo (Carmen), the title-role in Rigoletto, which was a great personal success, Valentin (Faust) and Germont (La Traviata) at the Royal Opera, Copenhagen, and Gunther in Götterdämmerung at Esbjerg as well as numerous concerts and recitals.

Jörn Pedersen Danish baritone

Future engagements include Lucifer and den Mystike Stemme/Antikrist at the Rued Langgaard Festival in September 2015.

In season 2009/10 he has performed Frank (Tode Stadt), Lescaut (Manon Lescaut) and Bartolo (Il Barbiere) at DNO and Escamillo at Royal Opera, Copenhagen.
He made his debut in 1993 as Rigoletto at The Danish National Opera and has since then performed many times there, with roles including Don Giovanni, Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro) and Nick Shadow (The Rakes Progress).

Jørn Pedersen sang Rigoletto at a concert-performance with The Danish Radio Sinfonietta, as well as at The Danish National Opera and Alfio with The Odense Symphony Orchestra and he has at several occasions performed at The Tivoli Concert Hall, in roles such as: Gerard (Andrea Chenier), Rigoletto and Marcello (La Boheme) conducted by Marcello Viotti. At Det Ny Teater he sang Dr. Falke and Eisenstein as well as Count Danilo.

Jørn Pedersen is a frequent performer in concert and recital, in pieces such as: Bach’s Weihnachts Oratorium, Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem and Orff’s Carmina Burana.

He has sung Eugene Onegin and Coppelius, Dapertutto and Dr. Miracle at the Danish National Opera and Faninal (Rosenkavalier). Recent seasons Jørn Pedersen enjoyed great successes as Alfio and Tonio in Cavalleria and Pagliacci.

Den Jyske Opera

Født:
1956, Vejle

Uddannelse:
Uddannet ved Operaakademiet i 1984

Synger i sæson 12/13 på Den Jyske Opera:
Figaro i Figaros bryllup
Scarpia i Tosca

Tidligere engagementer på Den Jyske Opera:
Titelrollen i Don Juan (’12)
Kongen i Snehvides Spejl (’11)
Frank i Die tote Stadt (’10)
Lescaut i Manon Lescaut (’10)
Doktor Bartolo i Barberen i Sevilla (’11)
Sonora i Pigen fra Vesten (09/10)
Valentin i Faust (07/08)
Titelrollen i Rigoletto (07/08)
Titelrollen i Figaros Bryllup (06/07)
Titelrollen i Falstaff (04/05)
Titelrollen i Eugen Onegin (03/04)
De fire djævleskikkelser i Hoffmanns Eventyr (03/04)
Sharpless i Madama Butterfly (02/03)
Titelrollen i Don Juan (99/00)
Nick Shadow i Lastens vej (96/97)
Figaro i Figaros Bryllup (95/96)
Abert Albinus i Latter i mørket (94/95)
“5” i Titanics undergang (93/94)
Titelrollen i Rigoletto (92/93)
Marco i Gianni Schicchi (87/88)

Andre engagementer m.m.:
Jørn Pedersen har udover de mange roller på Den Jyske Opera blandt andet sunget Falstaff på Aarhus Sommeropera, Tonio i Bajadser i Göteborg, Mogens i Det Kongelige Teaters opførelse af Elverhøj i Dyrehaven, titelrollen i Don Juan og Greven i Figaros Bryllup på Den Ny OpeForuden koncerter med landsdelsorkestrene og Radiounderholdningsorkestret omfatter Jørn Pedersens repertoire operette og musical. Han har blandt andet sunget partierne som Eisenstein og Dr. Falke i Flagermusen, Grev Danilo i Den glade enke. Desuden har han på Det Ny Teater sunget rollen som Fantomet i Phantom of the Opera mere end 60 gange. I 2007 kunne han opleves som Escamillo i Carmen på Teater Hedeland og i 2008 kunne han opleves som Gunther i Götterdämmerung på Den Ny Opera samt Germont i La Traviata på Det Kongelige Teater. Her har han har senest sunget Escamillo og Dancaïre i Carmen i 2009.

Experienced performances

OperaRollOperahusDatum
Manon LescautLescautDen Jyske Opera26.10.2010
Die Tote StadtFrankDen Jyske Opera28.8.2010
Don JuanDon JuanDen Jyske Opera/Gamle Scene22.2.2012

 

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