Kjetil Støa

Kjetil Støa is a promising tenor with a repertoire which consists of some of the most iconic roles in operatic history. He is in the beginnings of his career and has been engaged at the Oslo Opera, NorrlandsOperan and in Sweden and at OscarsborgsOperaen in Norway. 

Mr Støa started performing at a young age and in 2005 performed the lead role in a new play, Some Sunny Night, which he performed in China with the Beijing Symphony Orchestra. He went on to perform in Les Misérables in Norway and sang with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra all before he graduated from the University College of Opera in Stockholm 2009.

Previous to Kjetil Støa’s graduation from the University College of Opera Kjetil gained an MA and BA from The Department of Music/NTNU in Trondheim.

Mr Støa has sung the part The Emperor in Turandot with Trondheim Symphony Orchestra in a staged production, played the role of Nils Lykke in the opera Olav Engelbrektsson at the Steinvikholm Castle Opera and Edwin in Die Csárdásfürstin at Oslo Operafestival. He also has toured Norway in a production of Absolutt Opera.

Kjetil Støa’s comming and recent engagements include a role in Ragnar Söderlind’s opera I Cancelliradens Dage at Ringsakeroperaen in Norway, Rodolfo in La Bohème in a tour-production with NorrlandsOperan and Riksteatern in Sweden, 4th jew in Salome at Den Norske Opera Og Ballet, and a role in KibergOdysseen with the NordNorsk Opera and Symphony Orcestra.

Previous roles:

  • Alfredo in La Traviata (Verdi)
  • Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni (Mozart)
  • Edvin in Die Csárdásfürstin (Kálmán)
  • Fourth Jew in Salome (Strauss)
  • Messaggiero in Aida (Verdi)
  • Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore (Donizetti)
  • Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly (Puccini)
  • Rodolfo in La Bohème (Puccini)
  • Tito in La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart)
  • The Emperor Altoum in Turandot (Puccini)

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February 2013.


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