The young Norwegian tenor Kjetil Støa is one of Scandinavias’s most interesting tenors in the Lirico Spinto fach. His repertoire consist of many iconic roles in the operatic history, such as Rodolfo in La Boheme, Macduff in Macbeth, Calaf in Turandot and Don Jose in Carmen.
This season he debuts as Don Carlos in Verdi’s opera at Folkoperan in Stockholm. He will also appear together with Trondheim Symphony Orchestra in a concert version of the opera Fredkulla by the Norwegian composer Martin Andreas Udbye and also participates in a Christmas tour in Sweden.
Among recent engagements can be mentioned Macduff at the Opera in Kristiansund, Norway, the tenor part in the opera Borregaard at Sarpsborg Scene, Norway, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte at Opera på Skäret in Sweden, Calaf in Turandot at Folkoperan in Sweden, Rodolfo in La Bohème at the Opera in Kristiansund and in Vestfold, Norway, Tormod Kolbrunarskald in the Norwegian production The Saint Olav Drama at the National Culture Center in Stiklestad, Norway and in Kiberg Odyssén with NordNorsk Opera and Symphony Orchestra.
Other roles and engagements: Zinovij Borisovich Izmailov in Lady Macbeth from Mtsensk, Monostatos in The Magic Flute, Messagero in Aida, Shepard in Oedipus Rex and 4th Jew in Salome, all at Den Norske Opera og Ballet in Norway, Wagner in Mefistofele (Boito) at Trondheim Music Theatre, Rodolfo in La Bohème in a tour production with NorrlandsOperan and Riksteatern in Sweden, the Emperor in Turandot with Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Norway in a staged production and Edwin in Die Csárdásfürstin at Oslo Operafestival. Kjetil Støa also participated in the world premiere of the opera I Cancelliradens Dage (Ragnar Söderlind) at Ringsakeroperaen in Norway and in KibergOdyssen with the NordNorsk Opera and Symphony Orchestra.