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Magnús Baldvinsson

Bass

Magnús Baldvinsson
© Barbara Aumüller

The Icelandic bass Magnús Baldvinsson studied at the Söngskólinn in Reykjavik and Indiana University School of Music before being made a San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow. His many roles at Oper Frankfurt have included Verdi's Zaccaria (Nabucco), Massimiliano / Moser (Die Räuber / i masnadieri) and Banquo (Macbeth) and Wagner's Titurel (Parsifal), Veit Pogner (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg), Landgraf Hermann von Thüringen (Tannhäuser) and Fafner (Ring, CD/DVD - OehmsClassics). His repertoire includes the Grand Inquisitor of Lisbon / High Priest to Brahma (L’Africaine), Mr. Flint (Billy Budd), the Woodcutter (Königskinder, CD - OehmsClassics), Tiresias (Oedipe), Tommaso (Tiefland, CD - OehmsClassics) and Mozart's Commendatore (Don Giovanni). During Oper Frankfurt's 2019/20 season he takes part in Martinů's Julietta and sings the Grand Inquisitor (Don Carlo), Monterone (Rigoletto), Marti (Romeo und Julia auf dem Dorfe / A Village Romeo and Juliet) and the Priest (Das schlaue Füchslein / The Cunning Little Vixen, CD - OehmsClassics). Guest engagements have included appearances with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra and NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo and at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona.