Per Bach Nissen

Per Bach Nissen

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«"Other roles cry out for big Russian-style voices but only Per Bach Nissen, as the satirically venal chief of police, dominates the action"»
Daily Mail (2017)
2016Wagner: Das RheingoldFafner
2016Wagner: SiegfriedFafner
2016Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk DistrictBoris Izmaylov
2016Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginPrince Gremin
2016Nielsen: MaskaradeJeronimus
2016Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroAntonio
2015Mozart: Die ZauberflöteSarastro
2015Verdi: AidaIl re
2015Britten: A Midsummer Night's DreamTheseus
2015Verdi: Un ballo in mascheraSamuel (Count Ribbing)
2015Verdi: Un ballo in mascheraTom (Count Horn)
2015Massenet: WertherLe Bailli
2015Puccini: ToscaA Sacristan
2013Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk DistrictBoris Izmaylov
2013Wagner: Die Meistersinger von NürnbergPogner
2013Mozart: Don GiovanniIl Commendatore
2013Beethoven: FidelioRocco
2013Verdi: Don CarloLe Grand Inquisiteur
2012Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem SerailOsmin
2012Weber: Der FreischützEin Eremit
2009Hindemith: CardillacGold Merchant
2009Lortzing: Zar und ZimmermannVan Bett
2009Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaDon Basilio
2007Verdi: Il TrovatoreFerrando
2006Mozart: Die ZauberflöteSprecher (Speaker)
2005Mozart: Die ZauberflöteZweiter Geharnischter (2nd armored man)

Bio


Per Bach Nissen performs at Frankfurt Opera, Komische Oper, Bregenzer Festspiele, English National Opera as well as at The Royal Danish Opera, Hanover State Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Detroit Opera, Opera Treviso, Theater Lübeck, Theater Augsburg, Mecklenburg State Opera in a variety of roles. 

His repertoire includes over 50 roles of the bass repertoire and recently Wagner roles such as King Heinrich in Lohengrin, King Marke in Tristan und Isolde, Pogner in Meistersinger, Fafner i Siegfried and Rheingold, Hagen in Götterdämmerung and Daland in Der Fliegende Holländer have been the core. But also Boris in Lady Macbeth from Mtsesk and Boris in Boris Gudonov as well as Gran Inquisitore, Sarastro, Rocco, Raimondo and Osmin.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Wagner: Das Rheingold Fafner Immediately Oper Frankfurt 2016
Wagner: Siegfried Fafner Immediately Oper Frankfurt 2016
Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District Boris Izmaylov 24 hours English National Opera 2016
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin Prince Gremin Immediately Komische Oper 2016
Nielsen: Maskarade Jeronimus Immediately Royal Danish Opera (Det Kongelige Teater) 2016