Swedish tenor Kristofer Lundin studied at Stockholm’s University College of Opera and was formerly a member of the International Opera Studio in Zurich. He made his Salzburg Festival debut at Whitsun 2017 as Odoardo (Ariodante) under Gianluca Capuano.
Recent and future commitments include not only his return to Salzburg as the Third Jew (Salome) but also the same role at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, the Officer (Cardillac) at the Salzburg Landestheater, Odoardo at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Liberto, the Second Soldier and the Consul in L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Zurich Opera, a solo role in Calixto Bieito’s staged interpretation of Monteverdi’s Marian Vespers at the National Theatre in Mannheim, the First Knight of the Grail and the cover for the title role in Parsifal at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse and Agrippa von Nettesheim and Mephistopheles in Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel at the National Theatre in Santiago de Chile.
Past operatic engagements include Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) at the Malmö Opera and at the Salzburg Landestheater, where he was also heard as Aminta in Caldara’s Dafne, as Jaquino (Fidelio) and as Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Erik (Der fliegende Holländer) for the Ópera de Vigo in Spain and Florestan in [catarsi], a production by the AGORA Music Theatre Collective at the Bavarian State Opera.
Among Kristofer Lundin’s roles for the Zurich Opera were Chaplitsky (The Queen of Spades), the Count of Lerma and a Royal Herald (Don Carlo), the Pony Express Rider (La fanciulla del West), a Lawyer (Peter Grimes), the Second Jew (Salome) and Oskar in Martinů’s Alexandre bis. He has also sung Tamino at the Ulriksdal Palace Theatre and Egeo in Cavalli’s Giasone at the Drottningholm Court Theatre.