Rigoletto | Opera di Firenze

Rigoletto | Opera di Firenze

Rigoletto | Opera di Firenze

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Norwegian baritone Yngve Søberg made his role debut as Rigoletto at the Opera di Firenze with Fabio Luisi conducting and is scheduled to sing the same role at Staatstheater Hannover and the Norwegian National Opera.

Recent engagements include Amonasro in Aida at  Oscarsborg Opera, Alfio in Cavalleria rusticana and Tonio in Pagliacci at Oper Graz, the role of Sharpless in Madama Butterfly and the role of Heerrufer in Lohengrin conducted by Fabio Luisi, both at the Opernhaus Zürich and roles at he Norwegian National Opera include Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly with conductor Daniele Callegari, Marcello in La Bohème under the baton of Antonino Fogliani, Germont in La Traviata, Escamillo in Carmen, the title role in Le Nozze di Figaro, Lorenzo in I Capuleti e i Montecchi and Alfio in Cavalleria Rusticana and Tonio in I Pagliacci.


Yngve sang Angelotti in Tosca at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, Silvio in I Pagliacci and Marcello in La Bohème with the Oscarsborg Opera and Germont in La Traviata with Nordnorsk Opera.


Much in demand on the concert platform, Yngve recently performed Fauré’s Requiem with Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and the Carmina Burana with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra.


He has performed with many of the leading orchestras in the Scandinavian area. Conductors he has worked with include Ingar Bergby, Oleg Caetani, Jonathan Darlington, John Helmer Fiore, Patrick Fournillier, Roy Goodman, Eivind Gullberg Jensen, Pietari Inkinen, Kirill Karabits, Stefan Klingele, Pier Gerhard Markson, Giorgio Morandi, Jun Märkl, Rudolph Piehlmayer, Patrik Ringborg, Marc Soustrot, Ward Stare, Peter Szilvay, Muhai Tang and Keri-Lynn Wilson.


Awards given include the Ruud Wallenberg Award and the Tom Wilhelmsen Award.

about the role of Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor at Den Norske Opera.

“The one who impresses us most on stage, is Yngve Søberg as Enrico. Not only does he claim authority through the volume of his strong voice, but also sounds beautiful and phrases exquisitely.”

Klassekampen, 19 March 2018


“The evil middleman is her own brother, Enrico, exceptionally sung by the Norwegian baritone Yngve Søberg”

Morgenbladet, 9 March 2018


“Brother Enrico is masterly sung by Yngve Søberg...

Minerva, 8 March 2018 


“In particular Yngve Søberg, as the self centered brother of Lucia, Enrico, is simply great. Both fluid and powerful in his baritone…"

Aftenposten, 5 March 2018


The fuller voices of Magri and Søberg sing both harmoniously and beautiful”

Dagsavisen, 5 March 2018


“Yngve Søberg's voice is beautiful, expressive and carries well”

Scenekunst, 6 March 2018