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"A Looming Presence Both Physically & Vocally"
After 7 years absence, Johan finally returned to Canadian Opera Company to open their 2022/2023 season in the title role of The Flying Dutchman.
The powerful Johan Reuter
★★★★ "Tattooed of face and visceral of voice" Mark Valencia, WhatsonStage
Johan Reuter dominated the stage
"His verbal acuity was astounding" Operatraveller on the Royal Opera House's From the House of the Dead
Johan is thrilled to be nominated for another Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording alongside Marlis Petersen, Lothar Koenigs and Jay David Saks for their recording of Lulu from the Metropolitan Opera. The winners of the 60th Grammy Awards will be announced on 28th January 2018.
Oedipe - Should be Heard
★★★★★ "Johan Reuter is immense in the demanding role." Richard Morrison, The Times
Oedipe - a masterpiece
★★★★★ "The role of Oedipe is hugely taxing one, but it's taken with tremendous authority and presence by Johan Reuter." Andrew Clements, The Guardian
Role début as Enescu's Oedipe
★★★★ "Singing with the same forceful clarity he brought to Berg’s Wozzeck Birtwistle’s The Minotaur, Johan Reuter is a muscular and forthright presence as the fated Oedipus." Rupert Christiansen, The Telegraph
Danish Radio & TV Artist of the Year
Johan is deeply honoured to be named Artist of the Year by the Danish Radio & TV. The award ceremony took place on 28th January in Copenhagen.
Årets Reumert Award
Johan has once again been awarded Denmark's prestigious Reumert Award Singer of the Year for his role as King Saul in Carl Nielsen' Saul & David at the Royal Danish Opera. This is his 2nd win & 4th nomination. He has previous won from his performance in Kasper Holten's production of Die Frau ohne Schatten.
Dora Awards Nomination
Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts has announced the 36th Dora Mavor Moore Awards nominations. Johan has been nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Male Artist for his role debut as Wotan in Die Walküre at the Canadian Opera Company. Die Walküre is the front-runner in the Opera Division with a total of 9 nominations.