INTRODUCTION

Norwegian bass-baritone Aleksander Myrling (b.1995) is one of his country’s best young singing talents, noted for his vocal ability, physique, and balanced, hardworking mentality. He is currently establishing himself on a global scale.

RECENT AND FUTURE ENGAGEMENTS

Aleksander Myrling is making his debut in Germany through the season 2023-24 at the Staatsoper Stuttgart Opera Studio. Here he sings roles such as Zuniga in Carmen, Monterone in Rigoletto, Zweiter Geharnischter in Die Zauberflöte, and participates in the opera studio special, Fundbüro in addition to several Lieder performances.

During the past season of 2022-23, Aleksander did freelance work in his native Norway and abroad. Highlights include Escamillo in Carmen (Opera Rogaland) and Kurwenal in Tristan und Isolde II act (Stavanger Symphony Orchestra), both in Stavanger in addition to the title role of Gianni Schicchi (Orchestra Mediterranea) in Palermo. Aleksander was also a semi-finalist in the Renata Tebaldi competition in San Marino in the baroque section. He finished the year 2022 singing Händel’s Messiah in Venice (Venice Music Project).

The spring of 2023 included Bach’s Christmas Oratorio (Vocal Art) in Northern Norway, Jesus in St Johns Passion (Barokkanerne, Oslo), and another collaboration with Venice Music project as Simone in La deposizione dalla croce by Hasse. The summer included a gala performance for Opera Østfold in Fredrikshalds Teater and the Swedish duet cycle of Gluntarne by Wennerberg at Fjord Classics.

BIOGRAPHY

Aleksander studied at the Norwegian Academy of Music (2015-2019) for his Bachelor’s degree before his Masters at the opera school of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (2019-2021). Aleksander finished his education at the University of Stavanger (2021-2022) with a postgraduate diploma. He was taught by Matthew Marriott and Professor Elizabeth Norberg-Schulz in Norway and Professor Stephen Robertson in Scotland.

Aleksander made his operatic debut as Conte Ceprano in Rigoletto during the Oslo Opera Festival 2016.

He has been awarded scholarships from several grants including Lilly-Stiftelsen, Skipsreder Tom Wilhelmsens Stiftelse, Steenslandsstipendet, The RCS trust foundation, and Jonas B Gundersens Musikkpris.

AUDIO & VIDEO

Aleksander Myrling – Rake’s Progress by I. Stravinsky – Come, Master, Observe the Host of Mankind (Jan. 2024)

Aleksander Myrling – Carmen by G. Bizet – Je suis Escamillo (Duet with Don José) – Opera Rogaland (Oct. 2022)

Aleksander Myrling – Messiah by G.F. Händel – Thus saith the Lord (Dec. 2022)

Aleksander Myrling – Faust by C. Gounod – Vous, qui faites l’endormie (Jan. 2024)

Aleksander Myrling – Carmen by G. Bizet – Votre toast – Opera Rogaland (Oct. 2022)

REVIEWS

Carmen by G. Bizet at Staatsoper Stuttgart (September 2023)

“Mit sonorem, bestens italienisch fundiertem Bass wertete Aleksander Myrling die kleine Rolle des Zuniga auf.”

– Ludwig Steinbach, deropernfreund.de

Fredriksten Operagalla at Fredrikshald Teater (June 2023)

(…) Aleksander Løe Myrling en imponerende bassbaryton.

– Kristin Søhoel, kandusi.no

Carmen by G. Bizet w. Opera Rogaland at Stavanger Konserthus (October 2022)

Praktfull er også den unge bassbarytonen Aleksander Løe Myrling i rollen toreadoren Escamillo. Myrling imponerer med flott klang og vokalt overskudd.

– Eystein Sandvik, nrk.no

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