Born in the Netherlands, Kor-Jan Dusseljee became renowned thanks to his interpretation of Hermann in Pique Dame in Gelsenkirchen (2014). In January 2015, he performed the title role of Hoffmann’s Tales in Perm, conducted by Teodor Currentzis. He took part in Boulevard Solitudes, producted by Henze in Copenhague and sang Hermann at the Staatstheater in Braunschweig, Walter (Die Passagierin) in Geselkirchen, Bacchus (Ariadne auf Naxos) at the Scottish Opera, Herod (Salome) at the Teatro Filarmonico in Verone, Kent (Lear) at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. He also sang Das klagende Lied with the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra and Das Lied von der Erde with the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Tomas Netopil. During previous seasons, he performed Erik’s role in Der Fliegende Holländer in Hong Kong and at the Teatro Regio in Turin with Gianandrea Noseda, Bacchus (Ariadne auf Naxos) at the Opéra de Toulon, Hans (The Bartered Bride) at the Staatstheater in Wiesbaden, Othello’s title role (Verdi) at the New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv , Froh (Das Rheingold) in concert with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester of Berlin, conducted by Marek Janowski, and the Accademia Santa Cecilia in Rome with Kirill Petrenko, Janáček’s Galgolitic Mass with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. He also sang the lead role in Lohengrin, Alvaro (The Power of Fate), the Prince (Rusalka), Hoffmann in Braunschweig, Radames (Aida) in Aix-la-Chapelle, the Drum Major (Wozzeck) in Essen, Max (Der Freischütz), Serguei (Lady Macbeth de Mzensk) and Jim Mahonney (Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny ) at the Komische Oper in Berlin.
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