The Team

Jonas Fosdal - Founder and Director of Ascolta Artists

Jonas Fosdal was born in Copenhagen in 1974 from a family of musicians. As a child he studied the violin for 16 years, was active in many choirs and a dedicated chess player.
His big passion for classical music and especially singing made him take a master’s degree in pedagogics and singing from The Royal Danish Academy of Music in 2003. He then continued a freelance career as a tenor in oratorio and opera and in the professional choirs of the Danish Radio, the Royal Opera Choir in Copenhagen and Mogens Dals Chamber Choir.
In 2008 he co-founded Crescendi Artists and the year after acquired Tivoli Artists, thus establishing the biggest artist agency in the Nordic Countries, Tivoli and Crescendi Artists and running the agency as Managing Director. During this period, he was involved in promoting conductors, singers, stage directors, instrumentalists, ensembles and orchestra tours. He also acted as Chief Consultant for the newly build concert hall in Stavanger from 2010-11.
In 2013 he sold his shares in T&C and founded Ascolta Artists, focusing only on singers, where he is also the director today. Alongside this he has also been Chief Consultant for Network Service for Truelinked in 2016. In July 2022 he became Director of Vocal Department of Nordic Artists Management until April 2023 where he re-established Ascolta Artists.
He is married to the soprano Yana Kleyn and is the father of three sons.


Rita Brazaitienė - Secretary of Ascolta Artists

Rita Brazaitienė graduated from piano class at the Lithuanian Music and Theatre Academy. After raising her four kids she took part in educational projects and was accompanist of an amateur vocal ensemble.

From 2007 till 2017 she worked at Lithuanian Opera and Ballet Theatre as coordinator simultaneously taking part in activities of “Friendly Projects” art creators’ platform.

From 2017 she leads musical projects at Vilnius Evangelical Church. She has been a secretary in Ascolta Artists from 2013.









Frederikke Kampmann - Manager of social media communication


Frederikke Kampmann is a Danish opera singer, educated in Denmark and Austria. 
She has sung with several opera companies, including in recent years Malmö Opera, Den Ny Opera, Den Jyske Opera, Copenhagen Opera Festival and Theater an der Wien.
In 2022 she received both the Aalborg Opera Award and the Danish Music Critiques’ Award, and has received several other significant grants and scholarships - including the Opera talent of the year award at Copenhagen Opera Festival in 2013. 
Besides her skills as an opera singer, Frederikke works as a consultant creating content and managing social media accounts. She has collaborated with several artistic venues and opera houses doing this, including Den Ny Opera in Esbjerg and Aarhus Symphony Orchestra. 

Arūnas Tamoševičius - IT Supporter

Arūnas Tamoševičius is born in Lithuania and is a computer specialist with a computer-engineering background.

He has 20 years of experience in IT field. His career started as a computer technician and later proceeded to network administration and programming.

He is married and is the father of two daughters. His interests are people biographies and everything related to space, aviation and rockets.