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IT ALL STARTED...

... on the 30th of November, 1993.
In his early childhood his parents sang with him daily.  Raised in a home that encouraged him to sing, at the age of nine, he went on to sing professionally as a boy soprano in The Royal Chapel Choir of Denmark.  He began his musical studies and continued at the high school of Skt. Annæ Gymnasium in Copenhagen.  Jonathan graduated in 2013 with with focus in Music and Mathematics.

Currently, he's studying to earn his Master's Degree at The Danish National Academy of Music, Odense under the guidance of the internationally renown tenor, Reinaldo Macias. Projected to graduate in summer 2019.

Jonathan was employed as an assistant choir singer at The  Danish National Opera Choir of Aarhus in his first year of study at The Danish National Academy of Music.  Since then he has sung the roles of:  Leander from Carl Nielsen's opera Maskarade, Count Tassilo in Gräfin Mariza by Emmerich Kálmán, St. Brioche in Die Lustige Witwe by F. Lehár and Spoletta from Tosca by G. Puccini. Before his graduation this summer he has 2 more Danish productions in his calendar; The Hussar from Mavra by I. Stravinsky and Caramello from Ein Nacht in Venedig by J. Strauss II. In August 2019 two months after his Master’s Degree Concert he is going to perform Don Ottavio in W.A. Mozart’s Don Giovanni as a part of Berlin Opera Academy in Berlin Opernfest.

As a professional Danish church singer, he has performed as a soloist in the following: J.S. Bach's Weinachtoratorium and Mattheus Passion, G.F. Händel's Handel's Messiah, W.A. Mozart Krönungsmesse and G. Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle.

Jonathan volunteers as a representative of his fellow students at the academy in Odense. Together with a group of students, he initiated The Counsel of Students, where afterwards he became a board member of The Counsel of Danish Music Academies.  The counsel has national cooperation with politicians and with the administration of all the Danish music academies.

Finally, his first CD was released in 2016 with Schuman's Lied Cycle: Dichterliebe.  It can be heard on SoundCloud, YouTube or here on his website:  www.schwanenn.com/music