Norwegian-American singer Gustav Andreassen makes his OSJ debut as Daland in OSJ’s 2017-18 production of Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman. Mr. Andreassen has performed with major opera companies and orchestras throughout North America and Europe, including the Bonze in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly and Osmin in Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio, both with Kentucky Opera. The 2015-2016 season saw his debut with Glyndebourne to cover Osmin in Abduction from the Seraglio, a return to Boston Baroque as Sarastro in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Verdi’s Requiem with Midcoast Symphony Orchestra, and Osmin with The Israeli Opera.
Other career highlights include the roles of Sourin in Tchaikovky’s Pique Dame and Prince Gremin (Eugene Onegin) with San Francisco Opera, and Daland in Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman, Truffaldino in Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos and the King in Verdi’s Aida, all with Utah Opera. With Arizona Opera he has sung Daland, Leporello in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Blitch in Floyd’s Susannah, and Sarastro in Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Internationally, he has appeared with Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Hamburgishe Staatsoper, De Vlaamse Opera, and in Lucca, Italy.
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