This summer, Henning von Schulman will debut at the Salzburger Festspiele in Richard Strauss’ Salome, where he will be part of the star cast, the Wiener Philharmoniker and Franz Welser-Möst.
During the last two seasons, Henning has worked at Opera Cologne (Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor), Colline in La Bohème and Banquo in Verdi´s Macbeth – both at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen, Figaro at the Malmö Opera where he also has embodied a critically acclaimed Sparafucile in Verdi’s Rigoletto. In 2018, he was re-invited to the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra for his second Verdi Requiem there.
In 2016, von Schulman sang La Voce in Mozart’s Idomeneo with Concerto Cologne conducted by Kent Nagano, an engagement that has lead to several invitations from Maestro Nagano.
Henning von Schulman graduated from the Academy of Opera in Copenhagen 2013. Previously he studied at Vadstena School of Music and the Academy of Music in Malmö. Henning is a sought-after soloist in concert pieces such as Handel’s Messiah, Verdi’s and Faure’s Requiem and other oratorios and masses. Henning von Schulman has been a member of the soloist ensemble at Copenhagen Opera (until recently) where he has sung a number of roles. Today, the young Swedish bass is a freelancer on both opera and concert stages all over the world, with lots of interesting projects scheduled.
After finishing his studies Henning has won international prizes and awards. In 2013 he won first prize in the Otto Edelmann International Singing Competition in Vienna and in 2014 he received second prize in Wilhelm Stenhammar International Singing Competition.