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Biography

 

Erik Rosenius, bass, is from the autumn 2018 a member of the International Opera Studio at Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin. He is also part of Barbara Hannigans collaboration projejct Equilibrium Young Artists.

Erik 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 years, he has been singing at the Royal Opera in Stockholm in R. Strauss "Salome", J. Ramström "Den långa, långa resan" and W. A. Mozart/N. Brommare "Min bror är Don Juan". The previous summers he has been part of several opera productions at Läckö Castle, Lidköping and in the summer of 2018 he sang "Osmin" in Opera Warbergs production of W. A. Mozart "The abduction from the Seraglio". Erik is often hired for oratorios and has recieved scholarships such as The Royal Academy of Music Stockholm Scholarship and the Royal Opera in Stockholm 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 sang the role "Osmin" in W. A. Mozart - "The Abduction from the Seraglio" at Opera Warberg in the summer of 2018. 2017 he did a national tour with the soprano Ylva Stenberg and pianist Allan Timofeitchik in Sweden. Previuos summers he has been a part of several opera productions at Läckö Castle, Lidköping, Sweden: D. Fjellström - "Det går an" (2016) and H. Berlioz - "Beatrice and Benedict" (2015).

He has received scholarships from the Royal Academy of Music Stockholm (2010, 2012, 2017), Royal College of Music Stockholm (2013), Anders Sandrew Foundation Scholarship (2015), Gillis Bratt Foundation Scholarship (2015), The Swedish Order of Freemasons Scholarship (2016), Joel Berglund Scholarship (2018) and the Royal Opera in Stockholm Scholarship (2018).

 

Contact 

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

erik.rosenius@hotmail.com