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Biography

 

Erik Rosenius, bass, graduated from the University College of Opera (UCO) in Stockholm 2017.

Since 2016, he is part of Stellis Polaris Management.

Since 2014, he holds a bachelor degree in classical singing from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.

During the last year, he has been singing at the Royal Opera in Stockholm in R. Strauss "Salome" and J. Ramström "Den långa, långa resan". The last summers he has been part of several opera productions at Läckö Castle, Lidköping and in the summer of 2017 he was on tour with the Jenny Lind-scholarship winner. Erik is often hired for oratorios and has recieved scholarships such as The Royal Academy of Music Stockholm Scholarship and the Freemasons Scholarship.

Erik started singing in the Stockholm Boys’ Choir at the age of 8, and studied at the renowned choir school Adolf Fredriks Musikklasser where he had the opportunity to participate in the children’s choir at the Royal Opera in Stockholm in the performance of ”Tosca” (2004). He started his studies in classical solo singing at the gymnasium Södra Latin with Ove Petterson as his teacher 2008. Later, Erik met with the opera bass Lennart Forsén, who became his teacher for some years.

His studies began at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm 2011 where his teacher was Eva Larsson-Myrsten. In 2013, Erik was soloist in a new commissioned chamber-opera at Norrlandsoperan, Umeå and later the same year he sang concerts with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra.

Between 2014 and 2017 he studied at the University College of Opera in Stockholm with Robert Hyman as his vocal teacher and studied several roles: Colline in ”La Bohéme”, Don Magnifico in ”La Cenerentola”, Falstaff in ”Die lustigen Wiber von Windsor, Osmin in ”Die Entführung aus dem Serail”, title role in ”Attila”, Sarastro in ”Die Zauberflöte” and Don Alfonso in ”Così fan tutte”. He sang Le Spectre in ”Hamlet” at the UCO concert at the Royal Opera House in Stockholm, 2016. In Erik’s last year at the school he sang Fünfter Jude in ”Salome” in a production at the Swedish Royal Opera and portrait Superintendent Budd in ”Albert Herring” as the final exam production at UCO.

Erik has participated in numerous masterclasses, for example at the Sibelius Academy, Lied-course for Gustav Djupsjöbacka (2013) and at Piteå Summer Academy and Lied-course for Wolfgang Holzmair and Matti Hirvonen.

He has received scholarships from the Royal Academy of Music Stockholm (2010 and 2012), Royal College of Music Stockholm (2013), Anders Sandrew Foundation Scholarship (2015), Gillis Bratt Foundation Scholarship (2015) and The Swedish Order of Freemasons Scholarship (2016).

Contact 

Stellis Polaris Management
richard.klingspor@stellispolaris.com
 
Tel: +47 997 85 886

erik.rosenius@hotmail.com