Icelandic baritone Ólafur Sigurdarson has previously been seen at the Göteborg Opera as Alberich in Das Rheingold, Siegfried and Götterdämmerung.
Other Recent appearances include Biterolf at the Bayreuth Festival, Telramund in Lohengrin at Grand Theatre Liceu in Barcelona, title role Macbeth at the National Opera in Prague and the role of Miller in Luisa Miller for English National Opera to name but a few.
Other appearances include debut at Wexford Festival as Sancho Don Quichotte, a return to Prague National Theatre with the role of Telramund Lohengrin, title roles in Wozzeck and Flying Dutchman at Finnish National Opera. He was also seen as Falstaff at Opera Omaha and Opera Colorado and as Rigoletto at Minnesota Opera.
Ólafur appearances include Balstrode (Peter Grimes), Simon Boccanegra, Scarpia (Tosca), Renato (Un Ballo in Maschera), Jochanaan (Salome), Don Carlo (La Forza del Destino), Four Villains (The Tales of Hoffmann), Méphistophélès (La Damnation de Faust), Tonio (I Pagliacci) and General Groves (Doctor Atomic). His performances in German repertoire include roles such as Klingsor (Parsifal), Pizarro (Fidelio), and Barak (Frau ohne Schatten).
For his portrayal of Rigoletto and Scarpia Ólafur is a recipient of both the Icelandic Theater Awards and the Icelandic Music Awards.