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

In 20017 he sang Don Ottavio in DON GIOVANNI in the chamber venue at the Norwegian National Opera. Later the same year he sang Male Chorus in THE RAPE OF LUCRETIA at the Norwegian National Opera.

In the summer of 2018 Eirik Grøtvedt participated in the televised celebration of the Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg and in September 2018 he sang Don Ottavio in DON GIOVANNI with Oslo Opera Festival. He has also sung concerts of Handel’s MESSIAH, Mozart’s REQUIEM, MASS IN C MINOR and KRÖNUNGSMESSE, Haydn’s DIE SCHÖPFUNG, 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 and Vaughan Williams.

2019 has started with Mendelssohn’s ELIAS in Oslo, Don Curzio in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO at the Norwegian National Opera and  Ruiz in Verdi’s IL TROVATORE with Opera Østfold.

In the season 2019/20 Eirik Grøtvedt is member of the young singers’ program at the Norwegian National Opera.

You can watch and listen to Eirik Grøtvedt singing two songs by Grieg by clicking HERE
Although another name is stated, Eirik is the first one to sing in this

October 2019

Verdi – RIGOLETTO / Matteo Borsa
Norwegian National Opera
Kerri Lynn Wilson, conductor / Carlo Rizzi, conductor

Haydn – DIE SCHÖPFUNG
Norderhov, Hole
Grethe Ulversøy, conductor

Bizet – CARMEN / Le Dancaïre
Norwegian National Opera
Ariane Matiakh, conductor

Wagner – DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG / Augustin Moser
Norwegian National Opera
Erik Nielsen, conductor

September 2019

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