"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

GREAT REVIEWS

Valdemar received great reviews for his recent performance as the swan in Orff’s Carmina Burana in NorwayOne of the critics wrote:

“All the soloists produced wonderful singing of the highest level. Especially the swan-aria with tenor Villadsen was both funny, playful and excellently performed.”

 

 

For more information about upcoming and past performances, see Performances

Calendar 2019 - Spring

January 19, 20

Saint-Säens:

CHRISTMAS ORATORIO

Basel

Switzerland

 

 

February 21

Hamburger Kammeroper

KURT WEILL FACTORY

Stage director

Hamburg

Germany

 

 

March 31

J.S. Bach:

MATTHÄUS-PASSION

Evangelist

Rendsburg

Germany

 

 

April 7

J.S.Bach:

JOHANNES-PASSION

Evangelist

Potsdam

Germany

 

 

April 26

Orff:

CARMINA BURANA

Hamar

Norway

 

 

April 27

Orff:

CARMINA BURANA

Gjøvik

Norway

 

 

June 20, 21

Franz Danksagmüller:

NOVA – IMPERFECTING PERFECTION

Opera

Dortmund

Germany

 

 

June 27

SOLO RECITAL IN ISTANBUL

Istanbul

Turkey

 

 

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 leading roles at a children’s theatre. Everything went well, but somehow I felt something was missing. The music. … Continued