Steffen Bruun


Photo: Jan Windszus

Steffen Bruun graduated from the Royal Danish Conservatorium of Music in June 2005, with further studies for a Diploma of Opera at Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Shortly after his graduation, he had his stage debut as The Em- peror 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 Monteverd is operas. Recent years, Steffen sung as Leone in Händels Tamerlano at the opera in Poznan, Don Inigo in Ravels L’Heure Espagnole at Musik- teatret Undergrunden and Comte de Grieux in Massenets Manon alongside Patricia Petibon at Copenhagen Opera Festival.

Steffen’s performance experiences 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, Buxte- hude’s Membra Jesu Nostri, Monteverdi’s Ves- pro delle Beate Vergine with orchestras such as the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Danish National Chamber Orchestra, Flensburger Bach-Orchester, Kieler Barock, Oxford Philomu- sica, Concerto Copenhagen, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, as well as the symphony orchestras of Odense, Ålborg and Southern Jutland.

Recent recordings include a performance of Klenau’s 9th Symphony and a new recording of Carl Nielsen’s opera Masquerade (Vægteren, both in cooperation with Danish National Symphony Orchestra.