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Andri Björn Róbertsson - ENO Harewood Artist.

Andri Björn Róbertsson

Bass-baritone

Andri Björn Róbertsson is an ENO Harewood ArtistHe studied at the Reykjavík Academy of Singing and Vocal Arts in his native Iceland, RAM and the National Opera Studio.

Currently for ENO: Theseus A Midsummer Night’s Dream 

Previously for ENO: Lord Krishna Satyagraha Don Basilio The Barber of Seville, Ceprano Rigoletto Angelotti Tosca

Take a look through the Tosca 2016 production gallery to see Andri in his role of Angelotti.

Career Highlights

He gratefully acknowledges Dame Kiri Te Kanawa and her Foundation who provided him with significant mentoring and financial support. In the 2014/15 season, he joined the International Opera Studio in Zurich where he performed Speaker/Second Priest Die Zauberflöte, subsequently returned as a guest artist to reprise his role as Speaker and to perform Priest/Pan/He King Arthur. Named as a 2014 HSBC Laureate of Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, he performed at the Festival the role of Bass in Trauernacht, a staged performance based on Bach’s sacred cantata, and the production has since travelled to various European venues.

Notable engagements elsewhere: Angelotti with Sir Bryn Terfel (Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod); Craftsman in Elspeth Brooke’s The Commission and Barman/Hunter Gracchus/Policeman in Francisco Coll’s Café Kafka – a newly commissioned double-bill for ROH, Opera North and Aldeburgh Music. He also sang Cappadocian/Fifth Jew Salome (Bournemouth SO/Karabits). A keen recitalist, he has performed at the Aix-en-Provence and Oxford Lieder Festivals, Icelandic Opera in Reykjavik and L’Opéra de Lille.

Forthcoming: Witness 3/Madman in premiere of Benjamin’s Lessons in Love and Violence (ROH debut).

Last updated: 28th February 2018