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Audun Iversen

baritone

Audun Iversen
© Tonje Eliasson

Audun Iversen made his debut at Oper Frankfurt as Wozzeck (role debut) in 2016, a role he then sang for Den Norske Opera in Oslo and in last season’s revival in Frankfurt. This Norwegian baritone began his career at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen and is a regular guest at many leading opera houses. He can be heard again soon as Eugene Onegin at Den Norske Opera. Other recent engagements have included Alfio / Tonio (Pagliacci / Cavalleria rusticana) at Oper Graz, Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor) at Opera Hedeland in Denmark, Marcello (La Bohème) at San Francisco Opera, Albert (Werther) at Zurich Opera, Fieramosca (Benvenuto Cellini) at the Opéra national de Paris and Olivier (Capriccio) at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. He also sang the title role in Eugene Onegin with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, English National Opera in London and the Bolschoi in Moscow. His roles at Covent Garden in London have included Lescaut (Manon Lescaut) and Marcello. Recent concert work has included Carmina Burana with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France and Britten’s War Requiem with the New Japan Philharmonic. Audun Iversen won the 2007 Queen Sonja International Singing Competition and was the first winner of the Ingrid Bjoner scholarship