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Adam Frandsen


Danish tenor Adam Frandsen makes his Royal Opera debut in the 2019/20 Season as Young Servant (Elektra).

Frandsen began singing as a boy in the Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir. He studied singing at the Moores School of Music in Houston, Texas, at Yale University School of Music and at the Curtis Institute, where he studied with Marlena Malas. He appears regularly with Opera Hedeland, where appearances include Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Rodolfo (La bohème) and Elvino (La sonnambula). Other appearances include Narraboth (Salome) and Tinca (Il tabarro) for Royal Danish Opera, Architect in the world premiere of The Eighth Wonder for Opera Australia, Ishmael (Moby-Dick) for Polish National Opera, Alfredo Germont (La traviata) for Den Jyske Opera and Opera Sør, Tamino (Die Zauberflöte) for Göteborg Opera and Augustin Moser (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg) for Salzburg Festival.

Frandsen’s concert appearances include Beethoven’s Symphony no.9 under Lorin Maazel, a recital of Scandinavian songs at the Tivoli Concert Hall, Copenhagen and Das Lied von der Erde with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.