Palle Fuhr Jørgensen

The baritone Palle Fuhr Jørgensen was born in 1955 in Odense, Denmark. He studied at the Pedagogical Academy in his native country. He then began training at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam.

After several years of study at the opera class, he continued his training with private lessons. He was taught by Erik Hammer, Louis Devos, Marie Louise Hendrickx, Zeger Vandersteene and Lucienne Van Deijck, and took master classes with Cathy Berberian, Tom Krause and Guus Hoekman.
Palle briefly worked as a teacher in Denmark and then worked freelance with the Groot Omroepkoor. In addition, he sang in the Choir New Music, the Netherlands Chamber Choir and Netherlands Bach Choir. He forms a permanent duo with pianist Roel Praas and has performed solo in oratorio performances, opera productions, concerts and song recitals. He was winner 5th prize at the Mina Bolotine Competition in Antwerp.

In 1983 he received his permanent appointment as bass with the Groot Omroepkoor. In addition to his work with the Groot Omroepkoor, Palle Fuhr Jørgensen is an enthusiastic viola player and plays in orchestras as well as string quartets. He enjoys cooking, walking the dog, cycling, camping, chores and gardening.


Palle Fuhr Jørgensen

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