Singers » Linus Börjesson, baritone

Linus  BörjessonLinus Börjesson has a warm, elegant baritone and a fine presence on stage. He has been engaged at the Royal Opera in Stockholm during current seasons; singing the roles Dancaïro in a new Carmen production, Bello in La Fanciulla del West and The father in The Love for Three Oranges (a puppet-opera for children) and Elviro in Händel’s Xerxes. During 2013/14 he will sing Ping in Turandot and Masetto in Don Giovanni at the same venue.

Current and future engegements also include the title role of Eugene Onegin at Vanemuine Theatre in Tartu, Estonia and Second Mate in Billy Budd at GöteborgsOperan.

Season 2009/10 Linus Börjesson was engaged at GöteborgsOperan as The Duke of Osuna and cover for the lead role in the world premiere of Börtz’s opera Goya during autumn 2009.

He finished his studies at Operahögskolan in Stockholm 2007. He sang in Handel’s ”Xerxes” Elviro at the Drottningholm Court Theatre and later that summer Carlo Gustavo of Jacopo Foronis ”Christina di Svezia” at Vadstena International Academy. The latter was repeated at Confidencen in Stockholm summer of 2008. His scenic debut as a soloist took place the year before at Folkoperan in Stockholm, where he alternated between the part of Marullo and Ceprano in Rigoletto.

He has also appeared in concerts and religious contexts, such as the Berwald Hall and Concert Hall in Stockholm, in works such as Mozart’s Requiem, Sven-David Sandström’s ”Ordet”, and Carl Nielsen’s 3rd Symphony.

He has also been awarded scholarships from Kungliga musikaliska akademien (the Royal Music Academy) as well as the Swedish Wagner Society’s Bayreuth scholarship.