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About us

Mats Persson

Mats Persson, Baritone, is part of the Göteborg Opera soloist ensemble and has performed a series of major roles in the field of classic/romantic and contemporary music drama such as the title roles in Macbeth and Rigoletto, Donner in the Rheingold (Das Rheingold), Tonio in Pagliacci, Ruggiero in the Jewess, Orestes in Electra, Escamillo in Carmen, Sharpless in Madame Butterfly, Fritz Kothner in the Mastersingers of Nuremberg (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, Mr Redburn in Billy Budd, Don Alfonso in Lucrezia Borgia, Joachannan in Salome, Lorentzo in I Capuleti e i Montecchi. Further roles include Paolo in Simon Boccanegra, Truelove in the Rake’s Progress, Doktor Anderson in Notorius, the Speaker of the Temple in the Magic Flute, Shchelkalov in Boris Godunov, Uberto in ‘Kärlek på lur’, the Priest in the Crown Bride, the Music Teacher in Ariadne on Naxos, Gunnar in ‘Sömnkliniken’, Godoy in Goya, Björn in the Vikings and Sir Archie in Sir Arne’s Treasure.

Mats Persson has also sung the title roles in the King of Fools at the Vadstena Academy which won him the Broocman Prize in 1996.

Contact us

Christina Nilssons Gata, 411 04 Göteborg
Telephone (switch) 031–10 80 00
Ticket office & Restaurant 031–13 13 00

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