"He's a future world star"

- Danish National Radio, P2, Hella Joof
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"He reaches the many high notes with magnificent effortlessness."

- Opernwelt
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"In the leading role as the Evangelist, Valdemar Villadsen was simply outstanding – effortless (also in the melismatic tenor arias), delicate and with cantabile richness."

- Der Westen
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"A very skilful Danish tenor"

- Frankfurter Allgemeine, Jürgen Kesting
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"Valdemar Villadsen has an emotionally rich sound, sustained notes, pure, warm and bright, that brings heaven to earth and stops time for a few moments. Hopefully the record companies will pick up on this man."

- Caroline Leiden, blog

A VERSATILE WINTER

Frankfurter Allgemeine has described Valdemar as “technically and stylistically a very versatile tenor”, and Valdemar’s calendar this winter confirms his versatility.

After Valdemar’s huge success in the world premiere of the new opera Nordkraft at the Copenhagen Opera Festival recently, this winter, Valdemar will appear in Bel Canto concerts in Spain (with music by Rossini and Bellini), contemporary music concerts in Berlin, Bach concerts in Weimar and Basel, early music concerts in Erfurt and Handel’s Messiah throughout Denmark.

 

 

For more information , see Performances

Upcoming concerts

December 16

South Denmark Philharmonic

HANDEL – MESSIAH

Sønderborg

Denmark

 

 

 

December 17

South Denmark Philharmonic

HANDEL – MESSIAH

Kolding

Denmark

 

 

 

December 18

South Denmark Philharmonic

HANDEL – MESSIAH

Løgumkloster

Denmark

 

 

 

January 8

BACH – WEIHNACHTSORATORIUM

Weimar

Germany

 

 

 

January 9

BACH – WEIHNACHTSORATORIUM 

Jena

Germany

 

 

 

For more information , see Performances

Valdemar's blog

Stage presence - As a kid I wanted to be an actor. I was a nerdy kid – a Shakespeare fan. When I was twelve I performed Hamlet on my paper theatre in its original length: five hours (shortening would have been, of course, cheating!). Without my mom’s homemade cookies and several litres of tea, it would have been a traumatising experience for the incarcerated and extremely patient audience. Later, when I graduated from high school I took up a career as an actor, playing roles in Danish theaters. Everything went well, but somehow I felt something was missing. The music. I realised … Continued