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Eliasson, Ola - Baritone

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Eliasson, Ola Baritone
Eliasson, Ola Baritone
Eliasson, Ola Baritone
Eliasson, Ola Baritone
Eliasson, Ola Baritone

Biography

Ola Eliasson was born in Skellefteå in Sweden.
Before he started singing he studied Percussion, Guitar, French Horn and Piano.
 
After finishing his education at The Royal College of Music in Stockholm and The University College of Opera in Stockholm he became part of the soloist ensemble at the Royal Opera in Stockholm in 1997.
His 2015/16 season at Royal Swedish Operacounts among others Faninal in Rosenkavalier, Don Giovanni, and Ford in Falstaff,
 
His two recent seasons included Alberich in Rheingold at Dalhalla Opera Festival, the title role in Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Amfortas in Parsifal at the Royal Swedish Opera, New Year Concerts with Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Conte Almaviva at Finnish National Opera.
 
He has performed on most major stages in Sweden including The Royal Swedish Opera, The Göteborg Opera, The Drottningholm Court Theater, Confidencen, Folkoperan with more than 30 roles in more than 20 operas. In Finland he has performed at the Finnish National Opera and Savonlina Opera Festival.
 
A selection of these roles are Count Almaviva  in Le nozze di Figaro, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte, Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte by Mozart, Figaro in Il barbiere di Sevilla, Silvio in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, Marcello in Puccini’s Bohème, Carlo Gérard in Giordano’s Andrea Chenier.
 
As an oratorio singer he has appeared with many Swedish Orchestras in repertoire such as Orff’s Carmina Burana, Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem, Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen and J. S. Bach’s Johannes-Passion (Jesus) as well as Weihnachts-Oratorium.