Jorg Delfos

Jorg Delfos


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«His clear diction and sense of expression ranging from a very gentle calm to anger and exasperation were really quite exemplary. His rendering of the lament for Jonathan ‘Brave Jonathan, his sword ne’er drew’ was a thing of sheer beauty.»
Weatherby News (2016)
«“Noteworthy contribution of Dutch countertenor Jorg Delfos as Feodor. He is vocally – with an smooth falsetto – and physically very well suited for as Boris’ son.”» (2016)
2017Gluck: Orfeo ed EuridiceOrfeo
2016Bizet: CarmenCarmen
2015Gluck: AntigonoIsmene
2015Purcell: Dido and AeneasSorceress
2014Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (Revised Version)Fyodor/Feodor
2014Menotti: Amahl and the Night VisitorsAmahl
2013Handel: Giulio Cesare in EgittoSesto
2012Britten: A Midsummer Night's DreamOberon
2011Blow: Venus and AdonisCupid


Jorg Delfos studied music with Carolyn Watkinson at the Codarts Conservatoire of Rotterdam where in 2010 he graduated with a Bachelor&rsquos Degree in Classical Singing.  Jorg received the Huygens Scholarship from the Dutch government to continue his studies abroad and completed his Master of Music in Performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.  He is now coached by Catrin Wyn Davies in Antwerp, Belgium. 

Repertoire includes Bach St. Matthew Passion, B Minor Mass, Christmas Oratorio and Magnificat, Carissimi,Jonas, Stabat Mater by Haydn and Pergolesi, Handel Messiah, Judas Maccabaeus and Saul, Mozart Requiem, Bernstein Chichester Psalms and Schütz Kleine Geistliche Konzerten. In 2008 he performed Bach’s Cantata nr. 4 Christ lag in Todesbanden under Roy Goodman at Concertgebouw de Doelen in Rotterdam. Recent performances include Buxtehude Klaglied, Bach Actus Tragicus and Cantata 170 with the Antwerp Baroque Orchestra and Haydn Missa Sancti Nicolai at St. Giles’ Cathedral, Edinburgh. He also gave a recital of arias by Handel, Vivaldi and Hasse at the Payathai Palace in Bangkok, Thailand.In 2011 Jorg worked with choreographer Jiří Kylián on “Dance and Voice” a project for four singers and dancers experiencing the chemistry between these two art forms. In May 2012 Jorg performed parts of Schönberg’s Pierrot Lunaire as part of the work’s 100 year anniversary celebrations at the RCS.

As an actor Jorg is involved in a breast-cancer-themed play called Amazone performing over 40 shows and still touring today.

On the operatic stage Jorg has sung the role of Cupid in John Blow’s Venus and Adonis and the Sorceress in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas with Phillip Picket, as part of a young musicians concert series in Concertgebouw de Doelen in Rotterdam. In 2013 he sang the role of Sesto in Handel’s Giulio Cesare in Convento do Christo, Portugal. In 2014 Jorg performed the role of Feodor in Modest Mussorgsky's opera Boris Godunov for Muziektheater Hollands Diep and worked with Christophe Rousset at Opéra de Lorraine for a production of Monteverdi’s Orfeo. He recently sang the role of Carmen in Secret Opera’s all-male CarMen and Ismene in Ensemble Serse’s modern day revival of Gluck’s Antigono.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice Orfeo 24 hours Operakoor Euphonia 2017
Bizet: Carmen Carmen 1 week Secret Opera 2016
Gluck: Antigono Ismene 1 Day Ensemble Serse 2015
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas Sorceress Immediately Diverse 2015
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (Revised Version) Fyodor/Feodor Immediately Muziektheater Hollands Diep 2014