Stig Andersen Opera

Opera Singer & Stage Director

Stig Andersen Opera is representing the opera singer and stage director Stig Fogh Andersen. Stig Andersen is one of the most sought-after heldentenors of his generation. He has sung all important tenor roles written by Richard Wagner in nearly all important theatres including the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Chicago Lyric Opera, Paris Opéra-Bastille, De Nederlandse Opera in Amsterdam, Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, Deutsche Oper Berlin and more.

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Hosted by Opera Enthusiast: Leoš Janáček, The Diary of One Who Disappeared, recorded in 1981 in Danish. With a link to a interesting article about the work.

Hosted by Stig Fogh Andersen: "Comfort Ye" + "Ev'ry Valley" from Georg Friedrich Händel's oratorio "Messiah", recorded in Copenhagen 2013. Make sure to activate subtitles so you can follow the text!

Hosted by Stig Fogh Andersen: "Gnade sei mit euch" is the beginning of Franz Schmidt's oratorio "Das Buch mit sieben Siegeln" ("The Book with Seven Seals"), on themes from the biblical Book of Revelation of Saint John. The whole album is available on Spotify here:

https://open.spotify.com/album/7niIGh7VSymiuqb9GoebWr

Hosted by Stig Fogh Andersen: "He That Dwelleth In Heaven", "Thou Shalt Break Them" and "Hallelujah" from Georg Friedrich Händel's oratorio "Messiah". The whole album "Messiah" is available on Spotify here:

https://open.spotify.com/album/0cGK4I9xYztpvvHm1DSjei

Hosted by Stig Fogh Andersen: Brahms, Rinaldo, "Stelle her der goldnen Tage" - a sample from a Brahms album, which is available on Spotify here:

https://open.spotify.com/album/3Rqhnh2kXzyApoCafS8sv6


Rinaldo is a cantata using a text by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; the story goes back to Torquato Tasso. It consists of "a series of dialogues between the knight Rinaldo, who has been enchanted by the witch Armida, and his fellow knights, who are calling him back to the path of duty." (Wikipedia)
 

Hosted by Stig Fogh Andersen: "Dein ist mein ganzes Herz" - a sample from the album "Sangen Har Vinger" ("Wings of Song"). The whole album (Live in Ruse III, 2013) is available on Spotify here:

https://open.spotify.com/album/3CkuH95jsJCTkfzxQ3gFZo

Hosted by Stig Fogh Andersen: "Ich hab im Traum geweinet" by Robert Schumann, text by Heinrich Heine - a sample from the album "Dichterliebe". The whole album is available on Spotify here:

https://open.spotify.com/album/3eMaMNIyRARFUeAwtDiold

Hosted by Stig Fogh Andersen: Joseph Haydn, “Die Schöpfung”, Part 1 - Uriel's recitatives #12 and #13, recorded during a charity concert for "Doctors Without Borders" in Helligåndskirken Copenhagen on May 29th, 2018. CAST: Stig Fogh Andersen, tenor - Etatsorkestret - Conductor: Niels Borksand.

Hosted by Stig Fogh Andersen: Joseph Haydn, "Die Schöpfung", Part 2 - Uriel's recitative #24 and aria #25, recorded during a charity concert for "Doctors Without Borders" in Helligåndskirken Copenhagen on May 29th, 2018. CAST: Stig Fogh Andersen, tenor - Etatsorkestret - Conductor: Niels Borksand.

Hosted by Stig Fogh Andersen: Joseph Haydn, "Die Schöpfung", Part 3 - Uriel's recitative #30, recorded during a charity concert for "Doctors Without Borders" in Helligåndskirken Copenhagen on May 29th, 2018. CAST: Stig Fogh Andersen, tenor - Etatsorkestret - Conductor: Niels Borksand.

Hosted by Stig Fogh Andersen: This live recording was made during Friedrich Gürtler's 50 year jubilee concert on Takkelloftet (Copenhagen), Sept. 15th 2008. 00:04 - Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht 04:34 - Ging heut' morgen über's Feld 09:20 - Ich hab' ein glühend Messer 12:38 - Die zwei blauen Augen. - The lyrics for these four songs have been written by Gustav Mahler himself.

Hosted by Opera Enthusiast: Franz Schubert's "Winterreise" live in a concert in Copenhagen 2004, with Stig Fogh Andersen (tenor) and Friedrich Gürtler (piano), plus matching artwork (that is hinting a little at the parallels between these songs and Schubert's own tragic life).

Hosted by Stig Fogh Andersen: The first song from "Lied von der Erde" - a sample from an album on Spotify - see link farther down in the description. CAST: Stig Fogh Andersen, Tenor Ruse Philharmonic Orchestra Niels Borksand, Conductor. Activate subtitles (german or english) to follow the text!