Eva Hess Thaysen

Associate Professor, Head of Vocal Studies and Artistic Research, Voice
Eva Hess Thaysen

Direct phone number: +45 72 26 72 33

Eva Hess Thaysen has been a member of the voice faculty at The Royal Danish Academy of Music since 2008. Since 2006 she has also been teaching voice at The Bel Canto Institute in Florence, Italy.

As an operasinger, Eva Hess Thaysen has sung more than 40 roles on stage, mainly as a principal soloist with The Danish National Opera (Den Jyske Opera). She has performed with all Danish Symphony Orchestras and has also appeared with The Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Malmo Symphony Orchestra. She has performed at festivals all over Europe and has recorded extensively, including songs by Carl Nielsen (Rondo), Charlotte in "The Sleeping Draught" with the Danish Radio Sinfonietta (Dacapo), songs by American composer Dan Marmorstein (Classico), and numerous recordings of contemporary Danish music.

Eva Hess Thaysen is President of the Board of The Danish Lied Society and President of the Board of Egnsteatret Undergrunden (opera theater for young audiences). She has also been a member of the board of The Music Confucius Institute at The Royal Danish Academy of Music since its opening in 2011.

Degrees and Studies

Hamilton College (BA), Royal Danish Academy of Music (Diploma, Soloist, and recently Master in Elite Voice Pedagogy).

Studied voice with Buhl Moeller, Eken, Brown and Moffo.