Jasper Leever (1990) / bass-baritone
Jasper Leever has finished his studies at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague in The Netherlands last May with Frans Fiselier as his teacher, and Phyllis Ferwerda as his coach. There he has built a strong feeling for various styles of singing like Gregorian chant, early music, lied, oratorio and opera. He continues his studies at the Dutch National Opera Academy for a Master of Music diploma. He also followed masterclasses with Ben Heppner, Gordon Gerrard, Russell Braun, Judith Forst, Michael McMahon and Claron McFadden.
As for opera, Jasper has started out with the role of Don Bazilio in Il Barbiere di Seviglia by Rossini in France in 2015, Il Commendatore in Mozart’s Don Giovanni as a guest singer with the Dutch National Opera Academy at the start of 2016. And last summer he played the part of Collatinus in Benjamin Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia directed by Paul Curran and performed in Banff, Canada. In January 2017 he’ll be performing Massenet’s Cendrillon with the Dutch National Opera Academy. He also sang the role of Christ from the St. Matthew and the St. John passions by J.S. Bach on Gran Canaria. He also worked together with various conductors throughout Europe.
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