Curriculum Vitae

 

Martin Vanberg has established himself as one of the leading Scandinavian baroque tenors. With his beautiful timbre and agile voice he has begun his career singing the baroque and classical repertoire and he is also sought after in contemporary opera.

After finishing a master degree at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and an advanced postgraduate diploma at the Royal Danish Opera Academy in Copenhagen, Martin has been performing with orchestras such as RAI Torino and Teatro Regio Torino, Accademia Bizantina, LaVerdi Barocca, I Solisti Veneti, Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali, many of the Swedish and Danish symphony orchestras, Ludovico's Band Melbourne, Arte dei Suonatori, Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra, Drottningholm Baroque Orchestra, Concerto Copenhagen, Les Accents and Kammerorchester Basel and he has been working with conductors such as Ottavio Dantone, Steuart Bedford, Lars Ulrich Mortensen, Laurence Cummings, Helmut Rilling, Andrew Manze, Ruben Jais, Riccardo Minasi, Thibault Noally, Olof Boman, Marc Soustrot, Stephen Layton and Claudio Scimone in opera and concert venues in Europe, in the U.S and Australia.

     

 

 

 

 

Roles performed on stage:

 

2017: Tamino/Monostatos/Papageno in Zauberflöte for children in Potsdam, Germany

The Therapist in "Hamlet in Absentia" in Aalborg and Aarhus, Denmark

A2 in "Ingjutet i mitt hjärta" in Berlin, Germany

2016: A2 in "Ingjutet i mitt hjärta" on tour in Sweden, Denmark, Germany

The Therapist in "Hamlet in Absentia" at the Castle of Kronborg, Denmark

The Painter in "The rokoko machinery" at Drottningholm Castle, Sweden

2015: David in "Det Dybeste Sted" in Aalborg, Denmark and Malmö, Sweden

2014: David in "Det Dybeste Sted" in Helsingør/Copenhagen, Denmark & Ystad/Malmö/Halmstad, Sweden

Ilgoplur in "Hion om Natten" with Norrköping Symphony Orchestra

2013: Almaviva in "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" at the Gothenburg Opera, Sweden.

Lysander in "A Midsummernight's dream" (sung in Swedish) at Läckö Castle, Sweden 

Somnus, Alphesibaeus, Pan in "Gli amori d'Apollo e di Dafne" (sung in Danish) at Hofteatret, Copenhagen, Denmark

2012: Nutrice, Lucano, Soldier 1 & Fam. di Seneca 1 in "L'Incoronazione di Poppea" at  Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik, Austria.

Moore of Moorehall in "The Dragon of Wantley", Ripasso Baroque Festival, Stockholm.

2011: Oronte in "Alcina" at GöteborgsOperan, Gothenburg.

mr Wickham in the contemporary opera buffa "Stolthet och fördom" (Pride and Prejudice") by D. Nelson at Vadstena Castle, Vadstena-Akademien.

2010: Christer in ”I natt, i natt 2” at Malmö Opera.

Peter Quint in "The Turn of the Screw" at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen.

Le Chevalier in “Les Dialogues des Carmélites” at the Royal Danish Opera.

2009: Elis/David in “Joel” by Nikolo Kotzev in Mariehamn, Finland.

Male Chorus in “The rape of Lucretia” at the Royal Danish Opera.

2008: Emilio in ”Partenope”  at the Royal Danish Opera.

L’Humana fragilità and Pisandro in ”Il ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria” at Drottningholms slottsteater.

2007: Jonathan in  ”Saul” at Vadstena Castle, Vadstena-Akademien.

2006: Christer in ”I natt, i natt” at the old theatre, Vadstena-Akademien.

2005: … in Vadstena-Akademien’s production ”Baroque Shop”.

Cecco and Ecclittico in ”Il mondo Della Luna” (sung in Swedish).

Gomatz in ”Zaide” (sung in Swedish).

 

At the Opera Academy 2007-2010 Martin has performed parts of/ or the whole roles in:

Turn of the screw (Quint), Les dialogues des Carmélites (Le Chevalier), Ariodante (Lurcanio), Rape of Lucretia (Male Chorus), Rake’s Progress (Tom), Die Zauberflöte (Tamino), Idomeneo (Arbace), Don Giovanni (Don Ottavio), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Almaviva), Alcina (Oronte), Falstaff (Fenton), Cosí fan tutte (Ferrando) and Le nozze di Figaro (Basilio)

 

 

Selection of performed concert repertoire:

 

 

2017:

___Gdansk & Ambronay, La Resurrezione (Accademia Bizantina)

___Monza & Lecco, Ode to St Cecilia/BWV191 (LaVerdi Barocca)

___Turin, Bach & Vivaldi Magnificat (Teatro Regio, Torino)

___Confidencen Stockholm, Monteverdi concert (opera,concert,song)

___Farœ Islands, St John's Passion (evangelist)

___Malmö, Alexander's Feast

2016:

____Basel, Hamburg, Villars sûr Glane - Il Verbo in Carne (Basel Kammerorchester)

____Jyväskylä, Malmö - Christmas Oratorio

____Gothenburg, Karlstad - Paulus

____Lund, Copenhagen, Berlin, Sczecin - Meder Passionsorarorium (Arte dei Suonatori)

____Milan,Turin - Dixit Dominus by Händel & Vivaldi (LaVerdi Barocca)

____Helsinki, Bergen - Matthæuspassion 

____Holbæk - Johannespassion

____Copenhagen, Gothenburg - The Messiah

 

2015:

____Turin, RAI, Italy - B-minor mass (RAI Torino, Ottavio Dantone, Television Broadcast RAI 5)

____Tromsø, Norway - B-minor mass (Akademie für Alte Musik)

____SON, Sweden - Messiah

____Holmens Church, Copenhagen, Denmark - Il Vespro della Beata Vergine

____Poznan Philharmonia, Poland - Magnificat

____Milano Arte Musica, Italy - St John's Passion (Ottavio Dantone/A|B, radio broadcast)

____Festival de Beaune, France - Porpora Il Trionfo della divina Giustizia (Thibault Noally/Les Accents)

____Festival de Beaune, France - Jephtha (Ottavio Dantone/A|B, radio broadcast)

____Chiesa degli Eremitani, Padova, Italy - Messiah (Claudio Scimone/I Solisti Veneti)

____Krakow Concert Hall (ICE), Poland - Jephtha (radio broadcast)

____Aarhus Concert Hall, Denmark - St John's Passion (radio broadcast)

____Copenhagen old radio concert hall, Denmark - St John's Passion

____St Petri Church, Malmö, Sweden - Christmas Oratorio IV-VI

 

2014:

____Poznan University Hall, Poland - Christmas Oratorio I,IV&V (radio broadcast)

____Stavanger Cathedral, Norway - Messiah

____Odense Concert Hall, Denmark - Christmas Oratorio I-III

____Dortmund Cathedral, Germany - Britten Saint Nicolas

____Teatro dal Verme, Milano, Italy - Messiah (Ottavio Dantone, Radio Broadcast)

____Gothenburg Concert Hall - B minor mass (Andrew Manze)

____Oslo Cathedral - Jephtha (Ottavio Dantone)

____Garnisonskirke Copenhagen and Lunds Cathedral - Bach Cantatas (Concerto Cooenhagen)

____St Petri Church, Malmö, Sweden - St John Passion, Weill - Das Berliner Requiem

____Holmens Church, Copenhagen - Mozart Requiem

 

2013:

____Copenhagen St Petri Church - Bach Cantatas

____Gothenburg, Sweden and Bergen Cathedral, Norway - St John Passion

____Skara Cathedral & Gothenburg, Sweden - Il Vespro della Beata Vergine

 

2012:

_____Kölner Philharmonie and Faroe Islands - Weihnachtsoratorium

_____Copenhagen Caféteatret - Excerpts from The Rake's Progress

_____Melbourne Recital Centre - St John Passion 

_____Holmens Church, Copenhagen - St Matthew Passion

_____Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci - Der Messias (German version)

_____St Petri Church, Malmö - Die Jahreszeiten

_____Marienkirche, Witten - Die Schöpfung

 

2011:

_____Swedish Chamber Orchestra - Weihnachtsoratorium

_____Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra - Pulcinella

_____Aalborg Symphony Orchestra - St. Matthew Passion 

_____Göteborg Baroque - St. John Passion 

_____ReBaroque - St. Luke Passion

 

2010:

_____Konzerthaus Wien (Modern Times_1800)– Emma di Resburgo

 _____Turku Cathedral – Messiah

_____Tivoli Concerthall Copenhagen – Opera Concert

_____Hürth im Feierabendhaus – Die Jahreszeiten

_____Oscars Curch Stockholm and Västerås Cathedral – Die Schöpfung

_____Bergens Cathedral Norway – Christmas Oratorio

_____Oscars Church Stockholm– Thomas Jennefelt; Dixit Dominus

Charpentier; Te Deum and Mondonville; De Profundis

 

2009:

_____Gothenburg Concert House – Bach Concert (Magnificat,Christmas oratorio, BWV61)

_____Göteborg Baroque – St John’s Passion

_____Odense Symphony Orchestra– Operetta Concert

 

2008:

_____Trinitatis Church Copenhagen – BWV 110 (Helmut Rilling)

 

2007:

_____Högalids Church Stockholm – Vespro della Beata Vergine

_____Adolf Fredriks Church Stockholm– Mass in B-minor

 

2006:

_____Bethany College Hall, Lindsborg Kansas, USA – St Matthew Passion and Messiah (with Håkan Hagegård)

_____Adolf Fredriks Church – Saint-Saën’s and Respighi’s Christmas Oratorios

 

 

 

  

Martin was a finalist in the 

2. Internationaler Gesangswettbewerb 

für Barockoper 

PIETRO ANTONIO CESTI  

Innsbruck, Austria

 

 

 

 

Signe Lund, Martin Vanberg. Photo: Mats Gårder
Signe Lund, Martin Vanberg. Photo: Mats Gårder