Kor-Jan Dusseljee, nominated
for his performance as Hermann in The Queen of Spades by the "Welt am Sonntag" as
best singer 2014 in NRW, opened last season with concerts of Beethoven 9 in Lucerne and Bern.
he then sang the title role in Offenbach's Tales
of Hoffmann at Russia's
third largest opera house in Perm
under the baton of Teodor Currentzis.
In the 2015/16 season he will make his debut at the Opéra de Paris in the new
production of Reimann's Lear as Earl of Kent. Further
engagements will be his return to The Royal Danish Opera in Henze's opera
Boulevard Solitude and at the Staatstheater Braunschweig as Hermann in Pique
is also a sought-after Mahler singer and will interpret Das Klagende Lied with
the Slovak Philharmonic and Das Lied von der Erde with the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra
under Tomas Netopil.
In the previous season he
sang in a Wagner Gala at the Zurich Opera House, as well as Erik in The Flying
Dutchman at the opera in Hong Kong. With
the same role he excelled previously under Gianandrea Noseda at the Teatro
Regio Torino. At
the Opéra de Toulon he made his successful debut as Bacchus in a new production
of Ariadne auf Naxos and at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden
he sang Hans in The Bartered Bride. The
title role of Otello by Giuseppe Verdi took him to the New Israeli Opera Tel
concert, he sang Froh with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin under
Marek Janowski in a concert version of Wagner's Rheingold and was invited to
perform the same part with the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa
Cecilia under Kirill Petrenko. He
performed the tenor part of the Glagolitic Mass at the Leipzig Gewandhaus, and
with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra.
In recent seasons Kor-Jan Dusseljee debuted successfully among others as
Lohengrin, Don Alvaro (La Forza del Destino), Prince (Rusalka) and Hoffmann in
Braunschweig, as well as Radames in Aachen, as Tambourmajor in Essen and as Max
(Freischütz) and in
Weill's Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny at the Komische Oper Berlin.
Dutch tenor collaborates with renowned conductors such as Gianandrea Noseda,
Marek Janowski, Kirill Petrenko und Valery Gergiev as with several orchestras
such as Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Scottish Chamber
Orchestra, Staatskapelle Dresden and Bamberger Symphoniker.