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As a tenor soloist Norbert has appeared at the Barbican Hall, the South Bank Centre, St. John’s Smith Square and the Royal Albert Hall in London, also at Usher Hall in Edinburgh, the Halle International Handel Festival, the Utrecht Festival of Early Music, with the Salzburg Bach Choir and in the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage of the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra, with conductors including Sir Roger Norrington, Howard Arman, Simon Halsey, Phillip Pickett and Sir John Eliot Gardiner. 


Norbert's operatic roles include: Don Ottavio (Mozart, Don Giovanni), Almaviva (Rossini, Il Barbiere di Sevilla), Podesta (Mozart, La Finta Giadiniera), Don Giovanni (Gazzaniga, title role), Damon (Handel, Acis and Galathea), Magnus (Maxwell-Davies, The Martyrdom of St. Magnus) and Abaris (Rameau, Les Boreades). For 13 years he was a member of the Extra Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. With London Voices he has recorded many film soundtracks for blockbuster productions including Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings.


CD recordings include Bach cantatas for Soli Deo Gloria, Engel Lund’s Book of Folk Songs for Nimbus Records, Schubert Lieder with Eugene Asti for SFZ Musi, Spiritual Songs by C.P.E. Bach with Terence Charlston for Toccata Classics and Lieder by Robert Kahn with Christopher Gould for Rubicon.

In recent years, Norbert's work as a singer has been mostly focused on art song repertoire, often in connection with his research.

Norbert Meyn was born in the German city of Weimar. After studying music and singing in Dresden, Riga and Weimar, he moved to the UK in 1997 to study at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. He lives in London with his wife and two children.




Norbert 2017
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