Helgi Reynisson

Biography

Fast-rising Swedish baritone Helgi Reynisson is rapidly gaining significant experience in lead roles with professional companies. He has appeared at the Folkoperan in Stockholm as the Ghost Child in Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Coraline and took the lead role of John Proctor in Robert Ward’s The Crucible at the Berlin Opera Academy.

In the summer of 2021, Helgi joins the Schloss Rheinsberg Chamber Opera near Berlin to sing Fernando in Beethoven’s Fidelio, following he will do his debut at Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm as well as soloist in Brahms' Ein Deutches Requiem in Stockholm Concerthall along with Eric Ericssons Kammerkör.

Helgi studied at the Royal College of Music and the Opera College in Stockholm, where his principal teacher was Erik Årman. During his studies Helgi sang the roles of Count Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro) and Marcello (La bohème), while further exploring the roles of Papageno (Die Zauberflöte) and the titles roles in Don Giovanni, Eugene Onegin and Hamlet (Ambroise Thomas).

In 2018, Helgi embarked upon a tour of Israel, appearing as a soloist with the Israel Netanya Kibbutz Orchestra. He has worked with conductors including Domingo Hindoyan, Anna-Maria Helsing, Tobias Ringborg and David Stern and stage directors including Deborah Cohen, Jennifer Williams and Stina Ancker.

Helgi grew up in the Swedish city of Uppsala. He started his singing career in the Cathedral Boys’ Choir before starting to sing as a soloist. He has been privileged to receive several noteworthy scholarships including the Swedish Wagner Society’s Bayreuth Stipendium, the Anders Walls Giresta Stipendium and the Barbro Saléns scholarship.

Helgi has performed several times as both an actor and singer in front of the Swedish Royal Family, including at a gala performance for Carl XVI Gustav’s 70th birthday in 2016 and as a reciter at the Royal Castle for the Parliament Dinner in 2018. He signed to Nordic Artists Management in 2021.

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