"Lars Fosser bringt für die Titelpartie (Der Fliegende Holländer) die Klasse eines welterfahrenen Sängers ein, absteigend in schwärzesten Bass und mit einem gewaltigen, auch bis an den oberen Rand ausgereizten Volumen"

Hans-Martin Koch - Landeszeitung

"Lars Fosser ist ebenfalls eine entdäckung als Gunther"

Monika Beer, Richard Wagner Verband Bamberg.

"Unter den Solisten ragt der sonore Gunther desLars Fosser heraus..."

Frank Piontek, Der Opernfreund

Lars Fosser - Resumé


It becomes a magical moment when a singer discovers his own true identity where the unique quality of the voice unites perfectly with his newly chosen repertoire.  Bass-baritone LARS FOSSER is living proof of this as he merges his warm, noble and glorious sound with the elemental grandeur of Wagner and German Opera.

2024 brings a whole range of new challenges.  From singing his first Gunther in "Götterdämmerung" by Wagner in Coburg, where he will also sing his first Michele in "Il Tabarro" by Puccini, as well as The sheriff, Jack Rance in "La Fanciulla del West", also by Puccini, at the Hedeland Opera, and Covering the role of The Dutchman in Wagners "Der Fliegende Holländer"at the Teatro Regio Torinom the year brings many other opportunities.. Roles in 2023  concisted of Hagen/Fasolt in Kammeropera Helsingørs “The Ring in a night” and Baron Scarpia in “Tosca” with LTSO and Orest in “Elektra” (Strauss).  2022 included Vodnik in “Rusalka (Dvorak), The Emperor of China in “La Rossignol” (Strawinsky), Amonasro in “Aida” (Verdi) and Marsk Stig in “Drot og Marsk”

Lars Fosser's musical and theatrical heritage reflect his life with a stage director father, and a singer mother. His artistic upbringing introduced him to a long and loving relationship with Grand Opera, intimate lieder, and even American show tunes.  Early on his exuberant performances in such magnificent roles as Verdi’s Rigoletto, Nabucco, Posa in Don Carlos ,Conte di Luna in Il Trovatore, Germont in La Traviata and Don Carlo in Ernani, as well as Puccini’s Scarpia in Tosca – allowed audiences to foresee the magnificence coming later in Wagner.

Lars Fosser has sung under the baton of such renowned conductors as Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Prof. Rolf Reuter, Giordano Bellincampi, Thomas Dausgaard. He has also worked with distinguished stage directors like Prof. Götz Friedrich, George Tabori, Kasper Holten, Francisco Negrin, Katharina Thalbach.

Lars Fosser is a frequent concert artist thrilling audiences in major venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York, Danish Radio Symphony Hall, as well as the Tivoli Symphony Hall in Copenhagen, Mercedes

Halle in Berlin and Braunschweig grosses Kulturhaus, with such fine orchestras as Staatskapelle Berlin, Staatskapelle Braunschweig, the Copenhagen Philharmonic,  Danish National Radio Symphony. His interpretations of Mephisto in Schumann’s “7 Szenen aus Goethe’s Faust” as well as soloist in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony were broadcast live on Danish National Radio.

He is a laureate of several international singing competitions, taking Prizes at the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg International Competition; the Center for Contemporary Opera International  Competition; the LYRA International Singing Competition in New York.  He is recipient of the Audience Choice Award while engaged as the leading baritone with the Stadttheater Görlitz, Germany.





"Der Fliegende Holländer" (Wagner) - Der Holländer - Landestheater Coburg


“Götterdämmerung”(Wagner) - Gunther - Landestheater Coburg 

"La Fanciulla del West" (Puccini) - Jack Rance - Opera Hedeland

"Il Trittico" (Puccini)- Michele/Gianni Schicci -  Landestheater Coburg

"Messa di Gloria" (Puccini) TBA

"Requiem" (Mozart) - Holmens Kirke, Copenhagen


“Elektra” (R. Strauss) - Orest - Regents Opera, London
“Tosca” (Puccini) - Scarpia - LTSO
“Ringen på en aften” (Wagner) - Fasolt/Hagen - Helsingør Kammeropera
“Requiem” - Verdi - Bass soloist
“Messias” (Händel) - Copenhagen
Member of Jury at the XII International Music Competition AMIGDALA
“Sange i Mørket” - Lieder by Brahms and Dvorak - Aarhus
“Douce et Barbe Bleu” (Isabelle Aboulker) - Barbe Bleu - Trio Satie/det danske pigekor


“Aida” (Verdi) - Amonasro - Hedeland Operafestival, Denmark

“Rusalka”(Dvorak) - Vodnik, a water spirit - Den Fynske Opera , Odense, Denmark

“New Years Concert” - Den Fynske Opera, Denmark

“Requiem”(Verdi) - Bass soloist - NBkoncertkor, Denmark

“Messiah”(Händel) - Bass soloist



“Rigoletto” (Verdi) - Rigoletto - Hedeland Operafestival, Denmark

“125 years aniversary concert  - Den Fynske Opera - Odense, Denmark

“Petit Messe Solenelle”(Rossini) - Bass soloist -NB koncertkor, Denmark

“Requiem”(Mozart) - Bass soloist - NB koncertkor, Denmark


 “Der Fliegende Holländer” (Wagner) - Holländer - Theater Lüneburg, Germany

“Otello” (Verdi) - Jago - Opera Romana Craiova, Romania



“Die Zauberflöte”(Mozart) - Sprecher - Opera på Skäret, Sweden

“Messias” (Händel) -Bass soloist - NB koncertkor

“Requiem” (Mozart) - Bass soloist - NB Koncertkor

“Requiem” (Mozart) - Bass soloist - Kosovo Philarmonic Orchestra

“Lille Soldat”(Niels Martinsen) - Kristian - Den Fynske Opera, Denmark

“Carmina Burana” - Baritone soloist - Opera Romana Craiova, Romania

“Die Erste Walpurgisnacht” (Mendelssohn) – baritone soloist- Sønderborg Symphony Orchestra, Denmark

New Years Concert - Frihavns Kirke

“Opera Concert” - Craiova Philharmonie, Romania


“Opera Gala” – Filarmonica Pitesti, Rumania.

“Lyra Competition” 3rd prize winner – Opera America – New York

“American Opera Idol” – Finalist – opera Connecticut

“Lieutenant Kijé” (Prokofiev) – Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, Sweden   

 “Pagliacci” (Leoncavallo) – Tonio – Copenhagen Operafestival on tour, Denmark

” The Empire and the Colonies” (Liederabend) – Fynsk Sangselskab, Denmark

“The Crucifiction” (John Stainer) – St. Stefan’s Church, Copenhagen, Denmark

“Lucia di Lammermoor” (Donizetti) – Enrico Ashton – Opera Romaña Craiova, Rumania

“Requiem” (Verdi) – Bass solo – St.Paul’s Church, Copenhagen, Denmark

“Requiem” (Mozart) – Bass solo – Marble Church (Fredriks Church), Copenhagen


Verdi Requiem – bass soloist – Church of our Saviour, Vopenhagen

Händel Messias -Bass solost – St Paul’s church, Copenhagen

Der Fliegende Holländer (Wagner) – Ruse Philharmonic Orchestra/State Opera  

Rigoletto (Verdi) – Opera Nomade – France  

Paulus (Mendelssohn-Bartholdy) – Søborg Kammerkor, Copenhagen  

Mozart Requiem – Bass Soloist – Marble Church, Copenhagen  

“Lieutenant Kijé” (Prokofiev) – KUSO (Copenhagen Youth Symphony Orchestra)  

Teaching Masterclasses at Jyderup Højskole  


“The Messiah” (Händel) – Symfonietta Artica , Copenhagen  

Verdi Requiem – Bass Soloist – Vor Frelsers Kirke, Copenhagen  

«Vier Ernste Gesänge» (Brahms) – Christianskirken, Copenhagen  

Teaching Masterclasses at Jyderup Opera Summer course  

Bel Canto concerts with Ensemble Chiaroscuro – Lindehøj Church  

Beethoven “Christus am Ölberge” – Bass soloist – Christianskirken, Copenhagen  

Mozart “Requiem” – Bass soloist – Marble Church, Copenhagen  

Selsø Sommerkoncerter – Operaconcerts – Selsø Chuch/ Marienlyst Castle  



 Teaching at the Jydrup Højskole opera sommerkursus  

“Rigoletto”(Verdi) – Rigoletto – Opera Nomade, France   

“Jenufa”(Janacek)-Starek- Danish National  Opera summer festival production.  

Messias – Christianskirken - Copenhagen     


“Le Nozze di Figaro”(Mozart) – Conte d’Almaviva-Opera2001, France/Spain   

“Rigoletto”(Verdi) – Rigoletto – Opera Nomade ,France   

Teaching Masterclass in Ottawa, Canade – Festival of Inspiration    


“The Cunning little Vixen” (Janacek)- Forester- Royal Danish Opera, Copenhagen  

 “La Traviata” (Verdi) – Germont – Øresundsoperaen.    

Rachmaninow lieder abend – Copenhagen  

 “Ring des Nibelungen”(Wagner) – Alberich (Das Rheingold, Siegfried, Götterdämmerung) & Wotan (Die Walküre) - Copenhagen   

Messias – Christianskirken - Copenhagen    


“Bluebeards Castle” (Bartok) – Bluebeard – Christianskirken, Copenhagen   

“Orpheus68”(Paul Schwartz) – Operaen i Midten/Fynske Opera  

 Opera-Koncerter with Norske Rikskonserter.,  

 Liederabend – Århus (September) Messias – Christianskirken , Copenhagen     2011  

 “Rigoletto”(Verdi) – Aalborg Operafestival

 Carmina Burana – Carl Orff – Wien, Austria COSA  

Liederabend  - Mödling –Austria

 ”Turandot” (Puccini) – Mandarin – Royal Danish Opera,  Copenhagen  

”Opera på Engen”- Odense Symphony Orchestra.  

“Il Trovatore” (Verdi)– Conte di Luna – Danish National Opera  

Kristian Benedikt-Gala, National Lithuanian Opera, Vilnius.  

Händels Messias – Aarhus Symphony Orchestra Händel  Messias – Kristianskirken, Copenhagen    


 Danish Radio Symfoniorkesteret – “7 Scener fra Goethes Faust” – Robert Schumann -  Copenhagen(Live on DR)

Liederabend at Societas Pro Musica, Aarhus  

“Don Giovanni”- Leporello – Steyr festival – Austria  

Gala concert/Tosca- Fredrikstad International Opera festival, Norway  

 Händel: Messiah – Copenhagen “Robert & Clara” – Fredrik Österling  - Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra – Sweden    



Rigoletto in “Rigoletto”-Verdi – Tour of Spain and France.                                                                                             

“The Bad Guy” –released on 1. Desember.                                                                                                                       

Händel: Messiah – Copenhagen  



Beethoven 9th symf. (Live on DR) - Odense Symphony Orchestra                                                                                  

CCO Recital concert -Carnegie hall , New York,<USA                                                                                                             

CD live rcordings and concerts: “the Bad Guy” , Italian  Arias. - Ruse Symphony Orch.- Bulgaria                                    

Don Carlo in “Ernani” (Concert)-   - Verdi  - The Danish Bel Canto Society                                                                              

Händel - “Messiah” – Copenhagen    


Danish national Opera: "Rigoletto" – Rigoletto                                                                                                               

Händel – Messiah – Copenhagen   




"Eugen Onegin" - Eugen Onegin - Landestheater Mecklenburg-Neustrelitz                                                                        

Händel –Messiah- Copenhagen  




Permanent part of ensemble  , Stadttheater Görlitz:                                                                                                        


" Rigoletto " – Rigoletto                                                                                                                                                     

"Madame Butterfly" - Sharpless                                                                                                                                                       

"Les Contes des Hoffman" - 4 Villains                                                                                                                                  

"L'elisir d'amore"- Belcore                                                                                                                                             


"Les Pescheur des Perles" - Zurga                                                                                                                                                            

"The Bear" - Smirnow                                                                                                                                                                              

"Die Zauberflöte" - Sprecher a.o.    

 Guestings in the same period:    


Städtebundtheater Hof:                                                                                                                                                                            

"Don Carlo" -Rodrigo di Posa                                                                                                                         

"Margarethe"(Faust) – Valentin      

Stadttheater Brandenburg:                                                                                                                                                         

"Tosca" - Scarpia                                                                                                  

Stadtheater Bremerhafen, Staatsoperette Dresden:                                                                                                               

"Les Contes des Hoffmann" - 4 Villains   

Norwegian National Opera ( in coop with the city of Halden):                                                                                  

"Aurora" - Karl XII    

2000 "The Rape of Lucrezia" – Tarquinius - Det Royal Danish Opera Academy (guest)    


"Carmen" – Escamillo-  Danish National Opera                                                                                                 

"Kronprinz Friedrich" - Kong Friedrich Wilhelm I- Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg.    


Danish debut: "Don Giovanni" - Don Giovanni – Det Unge Operakompagni - Copenhagen                                                           

International Debut: "Don Giovanni im E-Werk" - Don Giovanni -  Berlin     



1991-1994  National  Norwegian operatic College ,  Oslo, Norway

1998-1999 Bel Canto School of  Opera,  Firenze, Italy

Private studies with prof André Orlowitz (1995-1997), and Kammersänger George Fortune (  

2001-2005). Coaching with Prof. Niels Muus, Maestro Daniel Lipton and Sherrill Milnes (2007- ), Prof Andre Orlowitz (2017-2023), Prof. Elena Kerl (2023- )