Jakob Vad baritone
2017 Royal Danish Opera Jan the Hunter The Fairy in the Stream Duus
2016 Hamburger Kammeroper Masetto Don Giovanni Mozart
2015 Hamburger Kammeroper Figaro Nozze di Figaro Mozart
2014 Cph. Opera Festival Bretigny Manon Massenet
2012 Funens Opera Seneca L'inc. di Poppea Monteverdi
2011 Royal Danish Opera Gregorio Romeo & Juliette Gounod
2010 Royal Danish Opera Thierry/Javelinot Dial. de Carmelites Poulenc
2009 Royal Conservatory Papageno Die Zauberflöte Mozart
Currently studying with Neil Semer.
Madrid Opera Studio
Main voice teacher: Theodore Coresi
Other teachers: Idit Arad, Laurence Verna, Ana Craciun
The Royal Danish Opera Academy in Copenhagen, Denmark
Main voice teacher: Anne Margrethe Dahl
Other teachers and coaches: Fiona McSherry, Friedrich Gürtler, Thomas Darelius, Daniele Piatelli, Ebbe Knudsen (Drama), Hanna Hjørna (Drama), Marlene Smith (Dancing)
Bachelor from The Royal Danish Music Conservatory, Denmark
Main voice teacher: Helene Gjerris
Other teachers and coaches: Ulrich Stârk, Mats Knutson
With Carlo Vincenzo Allemano, James Johnson, Bo Skovhus, Helmut Rilling and Christian Badea.
Extensive concert work in Denmark within church music, especially Bach, in collaboration with many of the leading orchestras and conductors in Denmark and Scandinavia, amongst them the Danish Radio Symphonic Orchestra, Odense Symphonic Orchestra and Trinitatis Orchestra, under conductors such as Frans Rasmussen, Michael Bojesen and David Björkman.
Amongst the performed sacred works can be mentioned Händel Messiah, Mozart Requiem, Bach Johannespassion, Christmas Oratorium and many cantatas, Haydns Schöpfung, Faure Requiem, Durufle Requiem and Dvorac Requiem.
Has done lied concerts with works by famous Danish lied composers, such as Nielsen and Heise as well as lied concerts with Schubert, Schumann and several French composers – add to that a number of opera galla concerts and opera excerpts concerts.
2nd price in “Friends of the Opera Competition”, Denmark, 2012
Anders Månsson og hustru Hanne Månssons Mindelegat 2012, Richard Wagner Stipendium for the Bayreuth Festspiel 2012, Betty og Valdemar van Hauns Fond 2012, Finn Ejlersens Mindefond 2011, Feldthusens Fond 2010, Mas Matisen legatet 2009, Johannes Emanuel Johansens legat 2008