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The bass-baritone Emil Havold Næshagen, born in 1992, studies at the Norwegian Academy of Opera.

During his studies, he has sung Figaro in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Leporello in DON GIOVANNI, Marquis de la Force in DIALOGUES DES CARMELITES, the title role in GIANNI SCHICCHI, Don Alfonso in COSÌ FAN TUTTE and Vater Peter in HÄNSEL UND GRETEL. He has performed Dulcamara in L’ELISIR D’AMORE with Opera Opus, Count Ceprano in RIGOLETTO at Oscarsborg Opera Festival and Donner in DAS RHEINGOLD as well as Le Roi in CENDRILLON with Lidal North Summer Opera at the Norwegian National Opera.

As a concert singer, he has performed works by Bach, Handel, Mozart, Schubert and Vaughan-Williams.

2017 included his debut with the Norwegian National Opera as Zuniga in CARMEN, Papageno in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE Opera Østfold, The Dragon in THE PAPERBAG PRINCESS Bergen National Opera, Junius in THE RAPE OF LUCTRETIA with Lidal North Summer Opera at the Norwegian National Opera and concerts of Bach’s CHRISTMAS ORATORIO.

Emil Havold Næshagen has worked with conductors such as Gregor Bühl, James Duddle, Terje Boye Hansen, Christian Kluxen, Magnus Loddgard, David Maiwald, Gerhard Markson, Eldar Nilsen and Kristiina Poska.

Mozart, Donizetti, Wagner – ARIAS
Kirsten Flagstad Festival Hamar
NN, conductor

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Lars-Thomas Holm, conductor

Mozart – DON GIOVANNI / Masetto
Norwegian National Opera
Enrique Mazzola, conductor

Puccini – GIANNI SCHICCHI / Marco
Norwegian National Opera
Jac Van Steen, conductor

Britten – BILLY BUDD / Donald
Norwegian National Opera
Mark Wigglesworth, conductor

Mozart – DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE / 2nd Priest
Norwegian National Opera
NN, conductor

Mozart – LE NOZZE DI FIGARO / Figaro
Norwegian National Opera
NN, conductor

February 2018