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Anton Ljungqvist

The Swedish baritone Anton Ljungqvist has visited Bergen National Opera several times.

The Swedish bariton Anton Ljungqvist graduated from the University College of Opera in Stockholm in 2011 and has been awarded several scholarships such as the Stockholm Royal Academy of Music scholarship, the Vadstena Academy and the Joel Berglund scholarships.

Spring 2018 he was Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus at Wermland Opera in Karlstad. Other highlights are Sharpless in Madama Butterfly at Folkoperan, Zuniga in Carmen in Malmö and the titlerole in Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) and Figaro in Barber in Seville in Karlstad.

Anton Ljungqvist is also an accomplished concert singer, notably the solo part in the requiems by Mozart, Brahms and Fauré. As a guest at Bergen National Opera, he has sung Dandini in Cinderella and The Father in All about my family – and autumn 2018 he had several roles in Bernstein's Candide: Doctor, 2. Inquisitor, King Stanislaus and Croupier.

Autumn 2022 he sang Edgar in the musical production Titanic, and spring 2023 he is Amonasro i Verdi's Aidaboth at the Wermland Opera. The previous season included Tonio in Pagliacci by Leocavallo and Betto di Signa in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi. He appeared in the role of The Father (Fadern) in the world premiere of the contemporary opera On the Other Side of the Sea (På andra sidan havet) by Catharina Backman (born 1961) at the Malmö Opera.

Updated March 2023