Opera on the Rocks
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“OPERA ON THE ROCKS”
With some of the Nordic region's most talented musicians at the helm, the magnificent show "OPERA ON THE ROCKS" mixes some of the best from the world of opera with the ditto of rock music. In the unusual mix, a completely unique, musical experience emerges, which will undoubtedly excite everyone from opera to rock lovers, when songs like "NESSON DORMA", "O MIO BABBINO CARO", "LOVE OF MY LIFE" "THE SHOW MUST GO ON ”and“ THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ”“ ACE OF SPADES ”and much more are on the program.
On the classical side, we are proud to be able to present a strong, Nordic quartet, which consists of the award-winning Swedish soprano Cecilia Lindwall, soprano/mezzo Sofia Warden-Bigom, tenor Andreas Bigum and, not least, Bass-Baritone Lars Fosser.
To ensure that the three classical singers are added to a solid time rock, we have had the German / English rock singer Oliver Weers, who unfortunately does not have time anymore, but who with his huge voice, enchanted the audience and helped to do this to a great show.
New Rocksinger: Andreas Warden!
There are beautiful duets, well-known classics and own songs, when ‘Opera on the Rocks’ welcomes the proof that opera and rock play together to a very high degree.
In addition, our fantastic orchestra participates, with Pianist and Conductor Knud Rasmussen.
Cecilia Lindwall, sopran.
After her critically acclaimed debut in La Boheme at the Norwegian Opera in 2000 and as the winner of the international competition at the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg in Berlin the following year, the Swedish soprano Cecilia Lindwall has worked professionally in Germany, Norway, Denmark and Sweden as a very reputable Concert and Opera Sanger - most recently i.a. at the New Theater in the performance Phantome of the Opera.
Cecilia's operatic roles include: Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte, Mimi in La Boheme, Liu in Turandot, Micaëla in Carmen, Violetta in La Traviata and Agathe in Der Freischütz. In addition to opera, she sings in concerts and oratorios such as Dvorak's : Stabat Mater, Beethoven 9, Mahler 2, Handels: Messiah , Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Mendelsohn: Paulus and Mozart's Requiem.
In addition, Cecilia sings the soprano solo on a CD recording of Mahler's 2 symphony, with Orchestra and choir of Staatstheater Braunschweig and Jonas Alber as conductor and the press writes - " of pain and death ”.
German TV recorded the Elblandfestspiele Wittenberg, where she sings with Rene Kollo and the Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg, which was broadcast on German TV. Cecilia Lindwall is educated at
The Norwegian State Accademy of Music and The State Accademy of Opera i Oslo, Norge med Ingrid Bjoner og Mirjana Dancuo som hendes lærere
Sofia Warden-Bigom – sopran/mezzo
As a young singer, Sofia Warden-Bigom was thrown into a host of concerts with numerous orchestras and big bands. Here she performed diligently with classical works, popular music and musicals.
During her education at the Southern Danish Conservatory of Music, the young, promising soprano became a sought-after singer throughout the country. As a soloist in works such as Fynsk Forår by Carl Nielsen, Missa Sancti Nicolai, Fauré's Requiem and Messe Basse.
During her time as a student, Sofia was selected to participate in several productions at the Funen Opera.
Since then, she has sung roles as Bastienne in Mozart's first opera, First Lady in The Magic Flute in Hastings, the title role in J.P.E. Hartmann's Liden Kirsten and Dido in Dido & Aeneas by Purcell.
Sofia looks forward to going to Rome with the West Zealand Chamber Choir this spring and to singing the role of Donna Anna in Mozart's Don Giovanni in England.
Tenor - Andreas Bigom
Educated in classical singing from the Royal Danish Academy of Music.
Has, despite his young age, performed in several opera productions with several major performances in i.a. Pollione in Bellini's Norma, Turiddu in Mascagnis Cavalleria Rusticana, Tamino in The Magic Flute by Mozart, Sverkel in Hartmann's Liden Kirsten and a lot of bigger supporting roles and ensembles.
As a concert singer in Handel's Messiah, Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Mozart's Mass in C minor, Beethoven's Mass in C major, Dvorak's Mass in D major, Weyse's first Reformation cantata.
Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen and Kindertotenlieder by Mahler.
Schuberts Die Schöne Müllerin og Vaughan-Williams Songs of Travel.
In addition, a myriad of concerts in Denmark and Sweden.
With him on stage, Andreas brings a versatility that stems from a long past as a classical pianist and as a heavy-metal singer with which he has released several CDs and toured for several years before he finally embarked as a classical singer!
Lars Fosser – Bariton-Baritone
In 2019, he sang in the world premiere of Niels Martinsen's Opera "Lille Soldat" at the Funen Opera and the part of Sprecher in Mozart's "Die Zauberflöte" with Opera at the Skäret Opera festival. IN
Lars Fosser, Bass Baritone
In 2020, Lars Fosser made his debut as the Flying Dutchman at the Lüneburg Theater.
Other recent engagements with Tonio in Leoncavallo's “Pagliacci” with the Copenhagen Opera Festival on tour and the role of Enrico Ashton in Donizetti's “Lucia di Lammermoor” with Opera Romanai Craiova.
He has sung in several theaters in Germany, Austria, Denmark, France, Spain and Norway, such as the Royal Danish Opera and the Danish National Opera, Dresden Staatsoperette, National Norwegian Opera, Opera Lyrique des ClermontFerrand, etc.
Pianist, Educated at the Royal Danish Academy of Music as pianist and organist.
Has had an extensive company as a rehearsal and accompanist and has participated in countless concerts at home and abroad, as an accompanist for i.a. The Three Royal Tenors and The Three Royal Sopranos.
Is employed as an organist in Virum Church and arranges many concerts here, both church musical events, chamber concerts and solo concerts.
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