REUTER Johan

  • Johan Reuter’s plans for 2020 include Salome at Bergen Festival, Das Rheingold, Die Walküre and Siegfried in Budapest as well as Parsifal in Toronto.

    2021 he performs Parsifal and Un Ballo in Maschera in Copenhagen, Dr. Schön/Jack the Ripper in Lulu in New York, his first Telramund in Lohengrin at Vienna State Opera, Jpchanaan in Salome in Naples and at Berlin State Opera and Jago in a new production Otello in Amsterdam.

    2022 are scheduled, among others, the title role in Wozzeck in Paris and Hans Sachs in a new production Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at Deutsche Oper Berlin, 2023 Barak in Die Frau ohne Schatten in San Francisco.

    Highlights of past seasons include Salome at Theater an der Wien, Das Rheingold in Moscow conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, in Munich under Kent Nagano, in Berlin and und Christian Thielemann at Bayreuth Festival, Wozzeck at Deutsche Oper Berlin and conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen in Dortmund and Los Angeles, Enescu’s Oedipe in Amsterdam and London, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg in Beijing, Janáček’s From the house of the dead in Frankfurt, London, Paris and Madrid, Elektra at Vienna State Opera and in Munich, Barak in Die Frau ohne Schatten in Budapest, Copenhagen, London, New York, Berlin, Zurich and Amsterdam, Henze’s Elegie für junge Liebende at the Theater an der Wien, Der fliegende Holländer in Helsinki, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Berlin and Madrid, Lulu in New York, Wotan in Die Walküre in Budapest and Toronto, Nabucco at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Braunfels‘ Szenen aus dem Leben der Heiligen Johanna at Salzburg Festival, Vec Makropulos in New York under Jiri Belohlavek and at the Salzburg Festival under Esa-Pekka Salonen, Das Rheingold and Siegfried under Adam Fischer in Budapest, Tristan und Isolde in concert in Berlin under Marek Janowski, The tsar’s bride under Mark Elder, Theseus in the world creation of Harrison Birtwistle’s The Minotaur, Elektra, Salome and Wozzeck (Warner/ Harding) in London, Arabella in Vienna, The Rake’s progress under Christopher Hogwood and Gurlitt‘s Wozzeck in Madrid, Le Nozze di Figaro at Theater an der Wien and in Berlin, Macbeth in Lisbon, Zaide and Alceste under Ivor Bolton at Salzburg Festival, the title role of Wozzeck in Essen (Schaaf/Soltesz), Don Giovanni in Frankfurt, Le Nozze di Figaro, Leporello in Don Giovanni, Kothner in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Konwitschny/Metzmacher) and Guglielmo in Così fan tutte in Hamburg.

    Recent appearances include Mendelssohn’s Elias, Brahms‘ Vier ernste Gesänge in an orchestra version by Glanert and Brahms‘ Ein deutsches Requiem, Haydn‘s Schöpfung and Die Jahreszeiten, Mahler‘s 8th symphony, Rückert songs, Des Knaben Wunderhorn and Das klagende Lied, Fauré’s Requiem, Beethoven‘s 9th symphony, Fauré’s and Mozart‘s Requiem, Berlioz‘ Romeo et Juliette, Peer Gynt, Michelangelo songs by Shostakowitch in Hamburg, London, Vienna, Lyon, Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Athens, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Brussels, Florence, Pisa, Perugia, Madrid, Lisbon, Thessaloniki, Aarhus, at the festivals of Salzburg and Bregenz.

    He also works with conductors such as Semyon Bychkov, Paul MacCreesh, Valeri Gergiev, Leopold Hager, Philippe Herreweghe, Marek Janowski, Zubin Mehta, Marc Minkowski, Kazushi Ono, Michael Schønwandt or Lothar Zagrosek.

    He gave song recitals in Copenhagen, Hannover, Frankfurt, Bergen and Madrid.

    Johan Reuter recorded Tristan und Isolde under Janowski, Kunzen‘s Holger Danske, Nielsen‘s Maskarade conducted by Ulf Schirmer (Gramophone Award), C. E. F. Weyse‘s Sovedrikken and Mozarts La Clemenza di Tito, Schubert‘s Winterreise in Danish, orchestra songs by Delius, arias by the young Giuseppe Verdi and songs by, among others, Richard Strauss.

    Johan Reuter studied at the Royal Academy of Music and at the Academy of the Royal Theatre of his hometown Copenhagen. He frequented master classes of Ernst Haefliger, Anthony Rolfe Johnson and Richard Trimborn.

    Since 1996 he is a soloist of the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen, where he sings a large repertoire.

    04/2020