Daland in The Flying Dutchman, Commendatore in Don Giovanni. Previously: Fasolt in Das Rheingold (2014), Rocco in Fidelio (2011), Sarastro in The Magic Flute (2004).
About the Artist:
Kristinn Sigmundsson was most recently seen at HGO as Fasolt in Das Rheingold (2014); he also performed Rocco in Fidelio (2011) and Sarastro in The Magic Flute (2004) and will return this spring as the Commendatore in Don Giovanni. This season, he will also perform Dansker in Billy Budd with Den Norske Opera. Recent engagements include the Commendatore in the Edinburgh International Festival, Daland in this production of The Flying Dutchman with the Atlanta Opera, La Roche in Capriccio with La Monnaie, Melchthal in Guillaume Tell with Staatsoper Hamburg, Sarastro with Teatro Regio Torino, and Rocco with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. He sang Bartolo in The Marriage of Figaro with Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Commendatore with Budapest Festival Orchestra, and Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem with the Iceland Symphony Orchestra. He joined the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for Hunding in excerpts of Die Walküre, Staatsoper Hamburg for Melchthal and the Grand Inquisitor in Don Carlos, the Caramoor International Music Festival for Rocco, the Icelandic Opera for Don Basilio in The Barber of Seville, the Grant Park Music Festival for Méphistophélès in La damnation de Faust, and Los Angeles Opera for its trilogy of Beaumarchais operas as he sang Doctor Bartolo in The Marriage of Figaro, Don Basilio in The Barber of Seville, and Louis XVI in Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles, the recording of which won the 2017 Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording.