Kalle Leander

Kalle Leander

Jugendlicher Heldentenor

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«"...Kalle leander with an astounding, jussi-alike tenor voice." Svenska Dagbladet»
http://www.svd.se/brollop-med-inslag-av-fars (2016)
«"In Kalle Leander's personage, Nemorino for once becomes a true central hero with both belcanto and completely unconstrained stage precense." Expressen»
http://www.expressen.se/kultur/koordination-ordineras/ (2016)
«"The tenor kalle leander's ferrando could make anyone swoon." Smålandsposten»
Smålandsposten, augusti 2011 (2016)
2017Puccini: ToscaMario Cavaradossi
2016Mascagni: L'Amico FritzFederico, A Friend To Fritz
2014Mozart: Cosi fan tutteFerrando
2012Donizetti: Lucia di LammermoorNormanno
2012Dvořák: RusalkaHunter
2011Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreNemorino
2011Mozart: Cosi fan tutteFerrando
2010Verdi: RigolettoMatteo Borsa
2010Mozart: La Finta GiardinieraDon Anchises
2008Monteverdi: L'OrfeoOrpheus
2005Handel: RinaldoMago Cristiano

Bio


Kalle Leander is a graduate of the University College of Opera in Stockholm, the Malmö Academy of Music and the Music Conservatory in Falun, Sweden. He has taken lessons for legendary singers such as Ingvar Wixell, Erik Saedén and Dorothy Erving as well as the internationally famous coaches Paul Farrington and David L. Jones. 

At the opera stage his roles include "Nemorino" in Elisir for Folkoperan in Stockholm, "Don Anchise" in La Finta Giardiniera at the Drottningholm Court Theatre, Orféo in L'Orféo at Ystad Theatre , "Borsa" in Rigoletto at the Royal Opera in Stockholm, "Normanno" in Lucia di Lammermoor at Opera på Skäret and Ferrando in Così fan tutte with the Skåne Opera. Following season include the role debut as "Mario Cavaradossi" in Tosca.

In concert, Kalle has appeared at, amongst others, Malmö Concert Hall, the Royal Palace, the Blue Hall at Stockholm City Hall, Nybrokajen in Stockholm, Aula Magna Santa Lucia in Bologna, Forlì Theatre and "the Ystad international military Tattoo". He has done over 100 concerts in Sweden.

As oratorio soloist, Kalle has performed in the Requiems by Mozart and Fauré, St. John's passion by Bach, Beethoven's "Missa Solemnis", Rossinis "Petite messe solennelle", Nielsen's third symphony and "Fynsk forår", Mozart's "Spatzen Messe", Haydn's "Die Himmel" and "Missa in tempore belli", with some of the greatest orchestras in Sweden such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Helsingborg Symphonic Orchestra and the Drottningholm baroque ensemble.​

A large number of scholarships and awards include the Anders Sandrew Scholarship and "the Coming Star of the Year" in Skåne. Kalle was a finalist in the international "Malmö Vocal Competition" and has  recieved the Royal Academy of Music national scholarship 5 years in a row.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: Tosca Mario Cavaradossi 1 week 2017
Mascagni: L'Amico Fritz Federico, A Friend To Fritz No Danish National Opera (Den Jyske Opera) 2016
Mozart: Cosi fan tutte Ferrando 1 week Skanska Operan 2014
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor Normanno Immediately Opera på Skäret 2012
Dvořák: Rusalka Hunter 1 week Göteborg Opera 2012

Awards

"the coming star of the year in skåne"
2016
Lasse lönndahl scholarship
2016
OVis(friends of opera i skåne)-scholarship
2016
Sture wilhelmson music scholarship
2016
The royal academy of music national scholarship
2016
The royal academy of music national scholarship
2016
The royal academy of music national scholarship
2016
The anders sandrew scholarship
2016
The royal academy of music national scholarship
2016
The royal academy of music national scholarship
2016
Uno Ibrelius scholarship
2016