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Thimander, Conny - Tenor

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Thimander, Conny Tenor
Thimander, Conny Tenor
Thimander, Conny Tenor
Thimander, Conny Tenor
Thimander, Conny Tenor

Biography

Conny Thimander, Swedish tenor, received his Master of Arts degree from the University College of Opera in Stockholm.
 
In the 2015/16 and 2016/17 season he sings in M. F. Lange’s two operas ”Vom Mädchen, das nicht schlafen wollte“ in Theater Bonn and ”Die Schneekönigin” in Deutshce Oper am Rhein, Sandon in Blomdahl’s „Aniara“ at Malmö Opera, Ferrando (Così) in Confidencen, Lindoro in L’Italiana in Algeri in Baden Baden and ”My brother is Don Juan” at Royal Opera in Stockholm.
 
Among his upcoming engagements in 2017/18 season are Goro in Madama Butterfly at Malmö Opera and Missail/Idiot in Mussorgsky’s Boris Gudonov and Tanzmeister/Scaramuccio in Ariadne auf Naxos at Gothenburg Opera.
 
In the 2013/14 and 2014/15 season, he sang Tamino and Pong (Turandot) at Royal Opera Stockholm, Basilio in Le nozze di Figaro and Ferrando at Danish National Opera and in the opera "Gegen die Wand" in Deutsche Oper am Rhein.
 
The season 2012/13 Thimander learned the part of the Italian singer in Capriccio on a very short notice at the Royal Opera in Sweden where he also sang Remendado in Carmen and Harry in La fanciulla del West, directed by Christof Loy.
 
He has performed in opera houses such as Teatro Piccolo Regio in Torino, Royal Swedish Opera, Drottningholm Court Theatre, Wermland Opera, Folkoperan, Confidencen and Malmö Opera and with conductors such as Pier Giorgio Morandi, Ralf Weikert, Vincent de Kort, Mark Tatlow, David Björkman, Andreas Lönnqvist, Arnold Östman, Joakim Unander, Peter Dijkstra, Fredrik Malmberg, Gustav Sjökvist, Stefan Parkman and Risto Joost.
 
On the concert stages Thimander has performed most of the major oratorios. The Evangelist from the passions by J.S. Bach has become one of his speciality.
 
In 2006 Thimander was awarded second prize in the competition Gösta Winbergh Award and in 2013 he received the Swedish Wagner Society Bayreuth Scholarship for his performance of David Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.