Winner of the 2009 Reumert Talent Prize, Danish tenor David Danholt was born in Funen. He trained at the Royal Academy of the Royal Theatre, Copenhagen, and then in the soloist class of the Royal Academy of Music, Copenhagen.
He has established a strong relationship with Den Jyske Opera, where he has sung Nemorino L’elisir d’amore, the title role in Faust, Don Ottavio Don Giovanni, Tamino Die Zauberflöte,the title role in Idomeneo, Alfredo La traviataand The Steersman Der fliegende Holländer, whilst his wider engagements have included Lysander A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Eurimaco Il ritorno d’Ulisse at the Royal Danish Opera, Jenik The Bartered Bride at the Staatstheater Mainz and SS - Officer The Passenger at the Bregenz Festival, a production now available on Neos Blu Ray and DVD, and at the Teatro Real Madrid.
David Danholt is also an experienced concert artist, singing with orchestras including the Ålborg Symphony Orchestra, the Århus Symphony Orchestra, the Esbjerg Ensemble, the Leipzig Chamber Orchestra, the Odense Symphony Orchestra, the South Jutland Symphony Orchestra and the Tivoli Symphony Orchestra. Conductors with whom he has worked in opera and concert include Nicholas Braithwaite, Tobias Ringborg, Carlo Rizzi, Michael Schönwandt, Stefan Solyom and Jin Wang.
David Danholt made his UK debut in 2012 in the title role of Idomeneo at Grange Park Opera, and his current engagements include Elis Der Schatzgräber for EntArteOpera at the Bruckner Festival, Linz, Arindal Die Feen for Chelsea Opera Group and Leipzig Opera, for whom he will also sing Claudio Das Liebesverbot, a production that will additionally be performed in Bayreuth, Young Seaman / Shepherd Tristan und Isolde for Den Jyske Opera, BeethovenMissa Solemnis with the Orquestra Metropolitana, Lisbon, Symphony No. 9 with the Norrlandsoperans Symphony Orchestra, Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings and Dvorak Stabat Mater with the South Jutland Symphony Orchestra, Dvorak Stabat Mater with the Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Messiah with Camerata Copenhagen, Mozart Requiem with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Puccini Messa di Gloria with the Nordschlegswigsche Musikvereinigung.
David Danholt continues his studies with Klaws Lewinsky
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