"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

NORDKRAFT NOMINATED FOR A REUMERT AWARD

Valdemar recently appeared in the role of Asger (a role written exclusively for Valdemar) in the world premiere of Signe Lykke’s opera NORDKRAFT at the Copenhagen Opera Festival / Royal Danish Opera. This internationally acclaimed production has now been nominated for a Reumert Award (the annual Danish theatre prize) in the category “Best Opera”.

The award ceremony will be held on June the 12th 2022 in Odeon, Odense.

Recent reviews

“… Villadsen in particular produced some exceptional coloratura passages.”

Badische Zeitung

 

 

“… he reaches the many high notes with magnificent effortlessness.”

Opernwelt

 

 

“The young, future opera star Valdemar Villadsen”.

Fyens Stiftstidende

 

 

“All the soloists produced singing of the highest quality. Especially Villadsen’s swan-aria was both funny, playful and delivered with an extraordinary stage-presence.”

Hamar Arbeiderblad

 

 

“This concert also benefitted from the tenor Valdemar Villadsen with his comprehensively cultivated, masculine and powerful voice.”

Oberbadisches Volksblatt

 

 

 

More information about upcoming 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