Biography

 

Erik Rosenius, bass, has been a member of the International Opera Studio at Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, since Autumn 2018. He is also part of Barbara Hannigans collaboration project Equilibrium Young Artists.

Erik started singing in the Stockholm Boys’ Choir at the age of 8, and studied at the renowned choir school Adolf Fredriks Musikklasser. Since 2014, he holds a bachelor degree in classical singing from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and in 2017 he graduated from the University College of Opera in Stockholm.

During the last year, he has been singing in performances like R. Wagner “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg” (Nachtwächter), conducted by Daniel Barenboim and R. Strauss “Die Frau ohne Schatten” (Wächter der Stadt) under Simone Young at Staatsoper Berlin. He also sang in I. Stravinsky “The Rake’s Progress” (Father Trulove), conducted by Barbara Hannigan in Gothenburg and on tour in Europe. He was singing at the Royal Opera in Stockholm during the seasons 2016/17/18 in R. Strauss "Salome" (Fünfter Jude) under Lawrence Renes and in operas for children: J. Ramström "Den långa, långa resan" and W. A. Mozart/N. Brommare "Min bror är Don Juan".

In the summer of 2018 he sang Osmin in Opera Warbergs production of W. A. Mozart "The abduction from the Seraglio". He won the 2nd prize in Hjördis Schymberg Award 2018. Erik is often hired for oratorios and has received scholarships such as The Royal Academy of Music Stockholm Scholarship and the Royal Opera in Stockholm Scholarship. Since 2016 is he part of Stellis Polaris Management.

 

The Rake's Progress Photo: Mats Bäcker