* born in Sweden.
In 2019, Eric Ander made his debut in the new production of Wagner‘s Tannhäuser at De Nationale Opera in Amsterdam and will return to Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. In 2018, the bass performed Hasse’s Artaserse in Bayreuth and Munich, accompanied by Hofkapelle München, as well as at Budapest’s Spring Festival. In 2015, the Swedish artista made his debut at Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels followed by his debut at Staatsoper Berlin in 2017.
From 2016 to 2018, the bass performed in new productions of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades and Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera at Theater Chemnitz. From 2014 until 2016, the young bass was a member of the Oper Stuttgart’s studio where he performed in productions of Mussorgskij’s Chowanschtschina, Offenbach’s Les contes d‘ Hoffmann, Strauss‘ Salome, Verdi’s Rigoletto and Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde. At Theaterakademie August Everding in Munich, he performed Handel’s Imeneo, in Mariotte’s Salomé and Obst’s Solaris.
His concert repertoire includes several cantatas and masses by Bach as well as his St. John Passion, Magnificat, St. Matthew’s Passion and Christmas Oratorio, Haydn’s The Creation, Mendelssohn’s Paulus, Mozart’s Requiem, Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle as well as works by Biber, Buxtehude, Larsson, Rosenberg and Schelle. The concert soloist introduced himself to Festival d’Aix-en-Provence in 2014, to Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in 2015 and to Open Air im Schlosshof Vornbach in 2018.
Eric Ander performed with orchestras including Collegium Musicum, Britten Pears Baroque Orchestra, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Staatsorchester Stuttgart, Stockholms Bachsällskap, The English Voices and under the baton of conductors including Florian Benfer, Gregor Bühl, Sylvain Cambreling, Giuliano Carella, Christian Curnyn, Georg Fritzsch, Simon Hewitt, Michael Hofstetter, James Holmes, Roland Kluttig, Mats Nilsson, Emmanuel Olivier, Franck Ollu, Christoph Rousset, Ulf Schirmer.