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The Norwegian tenor Eirik Grøtvedt, born in 1993, studied at the State Academy of Music in Oslo.

In the autumn of 2019 Eirik Grøtvedt joined the Young Singers Program at the Norwegian National Opera. He is now a freelance artist, but still mostly appearing at the Norwegian National Opera.

His roles have included Rinuccio in GIANNI SCHICCHI, Don Ottavio in DON GIOVANNI, Cassio in OTELLO, Male Chorus in THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA, Le Dancaïre in CARMEN, Don Curzio in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Pluto in Offenbach’s ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD and Matteo Borsa in RIGOLETTO.

His concert repertoire includes Mendelssohn’s ELIAS, Haydn’s DIE SCHÖPFUNG, Handel’s MESSIAH, Mozart’s REQUIEM, MASS IN C MINOR and KRÖNUNGSMESSE, Dvořák’s STABAT MATER and several CANTATAS by Bach.

He has an especial affection for Lieder. Despite his young age he has already built a considerable repertoire including songs by Alfvén, Beethoven, Brahms, Britten, Grieg, Liszt, Rangström, Schubert, Schumann, Sibelius, Stenhammar, Vaughan Williams, Fartein Valen, Alf Hurum and Eyvind Alnæs. In June 2019 he sang Lieder by Edvard Grieg in the televised celebration of the Norwegian composer. In June 2020 he sang a recital at Bergen International Festival (streamed only due to the COVID-19 situation).

September 2022

Mazzoli – THE LISTENERS / Kyle Harris
Norwegian National Opera
Ilan Volkov, conductor

Bergen National Opera
Mozart – DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE / 2. Priester + 1. Soldat
Eivind Gullberg Jensen, conductor

Telemann – DIE TAGESZEITEN
Tromsoe
Fabio Biondi, conductor / Arctic Philharmonic

Wagner – PARSIFAL / Erster Gralsritter
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Ed Gardner, conductor

Skouen – FRAM / Andreas / Scott Hansen / A bear
Norwegian National Opera
NN, conductor

Mozart – COSÌ FAN TUTTE / Ferrando
Norwegian National Opera
Tobias Ringborg, conductor

Offenbach – ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD / Pluto
Norwegian National Opera
NN, conductor

September 2022

Eirik Grøtvedt er født i 1993 og studerte sang ved Norges musikkhøgskole.

I 2017 gjorde han Don Ottavio ved Scene 2, som en del av Operahøgskolens oppsetning av DON GIOVANNI, og Male Chorus i THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA ved Lidal North International Opera Workshop.

I 2018 deltok Grøtvedt i NRKs feiring av Edvard Grieg, og han sang Don Ottavio i DON GIOVANNI med Oslo Opera Festival og opera-gallaer med Lithuanian National Philharmonic og Trondheim Symfoniorkester. Han sang også konserter av Händels MESSIAS, Mozarts REQUIEM, MESSE I C-MOLL og KRONINGSMESSEN, Haydns SKAPELSEN, Dvoraks STABAT MATER og flere KANTATER av Bach.

2019 har startet blant annet med Mendelssohns ELIAS og Ruiz i Verdis IL TROVATORE med Opera Østfold.

Grøtvedt har en spesiell forkjærlighet for lieder. Til tross for sin unge alder har han allerede bygget et betydelig repertoar, med sanger av Alfvén, Beethoven, Brahms, Britten, Grieg, Liszt, Rangström, Schubert, Schumann, Sibelius, Stenhammar og Vaughan Williams.

I sesongen 2019/20 er han ansatt som solistpraktikant ved Den Norske Opera & Ballett

September 2019