Òlafur Sigurdarson is an Icelandic baritone who we previously have seen at the Göteborg Opera as Alberich in Das Rheingold and Siegfried.
Recent remarkable appearances include debuts as Alberich and Bitterolf in the new Ring Cycle with Bayreuth Festival, Telramund Lohengrin at Grand Theatre Liceu in Barcelona, Alberich Das Rheingold CNPA Beijing, the title role of Macbeth with National Theatre in Prague, Captain Balstrode Peter Grimes Finnish National Opera, Miller Luisa Miller at the English National Opera.
Other appearances include debut at Wexford Festival as Sancho Don Quichotte, a return to Prague National Theatre with the role of Telramund Lohengrin, the title role in Wozzeck and the title role Der fliegende Holländer at the Finnish National Opera. He was also seen as Falstaff Falstaff at Opera Omaha and Opera Colorado and in the main part in Rigoletto at Minnesota Opera.
Formerly a principal artist at Saarländisches Staatstheater Saarbrücken, roles there include Balstrode Peter Grimes, and the title roles of Falstaff, Rigoletto, Macbeth and Simon Boccanegra, Scarpia Tosca, Renato Un Ballo in Maschera, Jochanaan Salome (for which he received the Sponsors Prize), 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, Barak Frau ohne Schatten.