Alexander Grove

Alexander Grove

Spinto Tenor

(Jugendlicher Heldentenor)
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«“Alexander Grove was sophistication personified....this is how a tenor should deliver a role....»
Opera Magazine (2016)
«“...the Danilo of one’s dreams....”»
OperA Magazine (2016)
«“ English tenor Alexander Grove is the essence of the romantic prince Ramiro. His lyrical voice is very beautiful.”»
HELSINGIN SANOMAT, FINLAND (2016)
«Alexander Grove gör en mycket bra Don José med klangrik välbalanserad tenor med kraft ända upp i höjden. Alexander Grove makes a very good Don José - a well balanced tenor with power all the way to the top.»
NSk (2018)
2018Bizet: CarmenDon José
2017Bizet: CarmenDon José
2017Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginLensky
2017Puccini: Madama ButterflyPinkerton
2017Weill: Die Sieben TodsündenFather
2016Mozart: Idomeneo1. Trojan
2015Verdi: La TraviataGastone
2015Mascagni: L'Amico FritzFritz Kobus
2015Verdi: La TraviataAlfredo Germont
2015Mascagni: L'Amico FritzFederico
2013Britten: Billy BuddCaptain Vere
2013Britten: Billy BuddLe novizie
2013Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaConte d'Almaviva
2011Rossini: La CenerentolaDon Ramiro
2011Mozart: Die ZauberflötePriest / Armed Man
2011Bizet: CarmenLe Remendado
2011Mozart: Die Zauberflöte1. Geharnischter
2011Mozart: Die Zauberflöte1. Priester
2010GesualdoGesualdo
2010The Money Man76 Degrees North
2010Vitya76 Degrees North
2010Angus76 Degrees North
2010Ghost76 Degrees North
2008Lehár: Die Lustige WitweCount Danilo
2007Foroni: Cristina Regina di SveziaMagnus Gabriele
2007Strauss J.: Die FledermausAlfred
2007Strauss J.: Die FledermausBlind
2007Strauss J.: Die FledermausGabriel von Eisenstein
2007Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem SerailPedrillo
2006Rossini: La CenerentolaDon Ramiro
2006Shostakovich: The NoseThe Nose
2006Shostakovich: The NoseIazizhkin
2005Nicolai: Die lustigen Weiber von WindsorFenton
2005Purcell: The Fairy QueenChinese Man
2005Strauss J.: Wiener BlutBalduin
2004Bizet: CarmenRemendado
2004Verdi: RigolettoMatteo Borsa
2004Menotti: The TelephoneBen
2004Bernstein: Trouble in Tahiti2nd Trio Member
2004Strauss J.: Die FledermausGabriel Von Eisenstein
2004Bizet: CarmenLe Remendado
2003Strauss J.: Die FledermausBlind
2003Strauss J.: Die FledermausGabriel von Eisenstein
2002Handel: TamerlanoBajazet
2002Sullivan: The Yeomen of the GuardColonel Fairfax
2002Britten: The Turn of the ScrewPeter Quint
2002Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades (Pique Dame or Pikovaya Dama)Chekalinsky
2002Sullivan: H.M.S. PinaforeRalph Rackstraw
2001Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilègesLa Théière
2000Strauss J.: Die FledermausGabriel von Eisenstein
2000Strauss J.: Die FledermausDr Blind
2000Britten: Billy BuddA Novice
2000Mascagni: L'Amico FritzFritz Kobus
2000Verdi: La TraviataAlfredo Germont
1998Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroDon Basilio

Bio




Described by the BBC as “England’s Mario Lanza”, by The Times as “simply brilliant” and Opera Magazine as “the Danilo of one’s dreams…”, Alexander Grove is an award-winning English tenor performing internationally, known for his wide range of repertoire, intelligent and exciting interpretations, engaging stagecraft and acting ability and warm toned, yet flexible vocal ability.  Alexander was trained as a  chorister at St Paul’s Cathedral, London and further at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and the Georg Solti Accademia.  He trained under Anthony Roden, Colin Iveson, Sten Sjöstedt, Nicali Gedda and Kiri Te Kanawa.
 
Alexander has performed over 60 operatic / operetta roles internationally, is a 2010 Kiri Prize Male Award Winner, and is also in demand on the concert platform having performed the majority of the oratorio repertoire and given recitals and galas in festivals and tours covering the length and breadth of the UK for over 30 years. 
 
Amongst others, he has been a soloist under the batons of Sir Georg Solti, Kent Negano, Simon Halsey, Sir Edward Downes, Sir David Wilcocks, Pier Giorgio Morandi, Edward Gardner, Noel Davies, Tobias Ringborg and Daniel Harding and studied under many world class artists including Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Nicolai Gedda and Frederica von Stada.

Alexander is currently based in Göteborg, Sweden and is a resident member of Göteborgs Operan. 

 For more information, please visit: www.alexandergrove.me





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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Bizet: Carmen Don José Malmö Opera 2018
Bizet: Carmen Don José No Göteborg Opera 2017
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin Lensky No 2017
Puccini: Madama Butterfly Pinkerton No 2017
Weill: Die Sieben Todsünden Father Göteborg Opera 2017

Awards

KiRi PrIze
2016
Mario lanza Award
2016
Frederic Cox Award
2016
Anne ZieGler Award
2016
Alfred ALExander Award
2016