Norwegian baritone Johannes Weisser has established himself as one of the most exciting European singers of his generation.

Recent engagements have brought him to the Salzburg Festival, Staatsoper Berlin, Teatro Real Madrid, Théâtre de La Monnaie in Brussels, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Canadian Opera Company, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Komische Oper Berlin, Norwegian National Opera, Royal Danish Opera, and the Edinburgh International Festival. He has worked with conductors such as Herbert Blomstedt, Andris Nelsons, Kirill Petrenko, Thomas Dausgaard, Adam Fischer, René Jacobs, Ingo Metzmacher, Marc Minkowski, Giovanni Antonini, Fabio Biondi, Ottavio Dantone, Diego Fasolis, Philippe Herreweghe, Vasily Petrenko, and Trevor Pinnock.

Johannes Weisser has recently appeared in the title role of Tchaikovsky‘s Eugene Onegin, as Germont in La Traviata, as Don Giovanni and Leporello in Don Giovanni, Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Papageno (Die Zauber­flöte), Don Pizarro (Fidelio), Schaunard (La Bohème), Malatesta (Don Pasquale), Mr. Flint (Billy Budd), and the title role in Grieg's Peer Gynt. At Staatsoper Berlin he has appeared in 2017 in Purcell's King Arthur. With the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and René Jacobs, Mr. Weisser successfully toured Beethoven's original Leonore, singing the role of Don Pizarro.

 

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