Steffen Bruun

Bass & Moderator DK

Steffen Bruun graduated June 2005 from the Royal Danish Conservatorium of Music, with further studies for a Diploma of Opera at Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Shortly after his graduation he had his stage debut as The Emperor in Stravinskij´s The Nightingale at The Funen Opera. Furthermore Steffen has sung Sarastro in Mozart’s Magic Flute at Nyborg Sommeropera and is often cast in the low bass roles in Monteverdis operas. Recent years have seen Steffen as Leone in Händels Tamerlano at the opera in Poznan, Don Inigo in Ravels L’Heure Espagnole at Musikteatret Undergrunden and Comte de Grieux in Massenets Manon alongside Patricia Petibon at CPH Opera Festival.

His performance experience includes amongst others: Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, Passion of St. John, Passion of St. Matthew and B Minor Mass, Mozart’s Requiem, Schumann’s Requiem, Faure’s Requiem, Händel’s Messiah and Israel in Egypt, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, Berlioz’ L’Enfance du Christ, Beethoven’s C major mass, Janacek’s Glagolitic Mass, Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri, Monteverdi’s Vespro delle Beate Vergine with orchestras such as the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Danish National Chamber Orchestra, Flensburger Bach-Orchester, Kieler Barock, Oxford Philomusica, Concerto Copenhagen, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, as well as the symphony orchestras of Odense, Ålborg and Southern Jutland.

Recent recordings include a first performance of Klenau’s 9th Symphony and a new recording of Carl Nielsen’s opera Masquerade (Vægteren). Both with Danish National Symphony Orchestra.