Danish. Born in Copenhagen.

Johan Reuter

Johan Reuter world has been associated with the Royal Theatre soloist ensemble since 1996. He is one of the most internationally acclaimed and sought-after Danish singers.

Principal appearances at the Royal Danish Theatre:

The Mozart roles Leporello and Don Giovanni in Don Giovanni, Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte and Guglielmo in Così fan tutte.
The Verdi roles Posa in Don Carlo and the title roles in Macbeth and Simon Boccanegra.
Alex Bloch in Frandsen’s I-K-O-N™.
Mandryka in Strauss' Arabella.
Henrik in Carl Nielsen’s Maskarade.
The title role in Phillip Glass’ Orphée.
Wotan in Wagner’s Das Rheingold.
Tomsky in Tchaikovsky’s Pique dame.
Olivier in Strauss’ Capriccio.
Struensee in Holten’s The Visit of the Royal Physician.
Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen.
The title role in Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov.
Dr. Schön in Berg’s Lulu.
Barak in Strauss' Die Frau ohne Schatten.
Michele og Gianni Schicchi i Puccinis Ill Trittico.
The title role in Der fliegende Holländer
Tonio in I Pagliacci

Other appearances, etc:
A highly sought-after soloist at the world's leading opera houses and festivals, Johan Reuter has appeared at the Wagner Festival in Bayreuth, the Salzburg Festival, The Met, Bayerische Staatsoper, Wiener Staatsoper, Theater an der Wien, Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Covent Garden in London, Opéra national de Paris (Bastille) in Paris and the operas of Lisbon, Madrid, Zurich, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Essen, and Stuttgart. At these stages he has performed roles such as:
The title role in Berg’s Wozzeck.
The title role in Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer.
Orest in Strauss' Elektra.
Nick Shadow in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress.
Jochanaan in Strauss' Salome.
Theseus in Birtwistle’s The Minotaur.
Der Wanderer in Wagner’s Siegfried.

Furthermore, Johan Reuter enjoys an extensive international concert career and has performed at highly acclaimed festivals and in celebrated concert halls across Europe, including the Bregenz Festival, Maggio Musicale in Florence and the BBC Proms in London, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Berliner Philharmonie, and Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels.

Among Johan Reuters future assignments are Orest in Richard Strauss' Elektra at the BBC PROMS in London, debut as Wotan in Wagner's Die Walküre at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto, and Dr. Schön in Berg's Lulu at De Nederlandse Opera in Amsterdam - all in season 14/15.

Johan Reuter has released a wide host of CDs, including recordings of Kunzen’s Holger Danske, Carl Nielsen’s Maskarade, Schubert’s Winterreise (in Danish), Rare Verdi with rare Verdi arias, and a CD with lieder by Richard Strauss, Nielsen and Børresen. He furthermore appears on a number of DVDs, including The Copenhagen Ring, Bo Holten’s The Visit of the Royal Physician, Mozart’s Zaïde, Birtwistle’s Minotaur and Janáček's The Macropulos Case.

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