Norwegian baritone Audun Iversen began singing at the age of 22. He won the “Queen Sonja International Singing Competition” 2007 in Oslo and made the final in the “Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition” in Vienna, in addition to being the first singer to win the newly founded “Ingrid Bjoner Scholarship”.
Audun has appeared at many distinguished houses including Royal Danish Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, San Francisco Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Theater an der Wien, English National Opera, Opera di Roma and Lyric Opera of Chicago. Engagements in the 15/16 season included performances of Carmina Burana with the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and for Radio France, War Requiem with the New Japan Philharmonic conducted by Daniel Harding, and his role debut as title role Wozzeck for Frankfurt Opera.
Engagements for 16/17 season include Marcello La bohème for the Royal Danish Opera, Albert Werther for Opernhaus Zurich, and Marcello for his return to San Francisco Opera. Further ahead Audun will sing Germont La Traviata for Opera Sør, and will make his role debut as Fieramosca Benvenuto Cellini. He will also make his Paris Opera debut.
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