Performance Database

John Lundgren

John Lundgren is a dramatic baritone and a versatile performer. He combines his powerful voice with a fine sensitivity for the dramatic opera repertoire.

Born and raised in Sweden, he became a member of the ensemble at the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen during his studies at the Copenhagen Opera Academy. Guest engagements have taken him to the opera houses of Leipzig, Hamburg, Berlin, London, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Gothenburg, Oslo, Zurich, Beijing and Tokyo as well as to the Bregenz and Bayreuth Festivals.

His repertoire includes roles such as Jochanaan (Salome), Jago (Otello), Don Pizarro (Fidelio), Tomski (Pique Dame), Alberich/Wotan (Der Ring des Nibelungen), Telramund (Lohengrin), Amfortas (Parsifal), Barak (Die Frau ohne Schatten) and the title roles in Der fliegende Holländer, Béla Bartók's Bluebeard's Castle and Nabucco.

Future projects include Bluebeard at the Bavarian State Opera, Ruprecht (The fiery angel) in Vienna, a new Der fliegende Holländer in Bayreuth and his debut as Hans Sachs in Stockholm.


Engagements in Bayreuth

Year Opera Part
2021 Der fliegende Holländer Der Holländer
2020 Götterdämmerung Alberich
2020 Siegfried Alberich
2020 Das Rheingold Alberich
2018 Die Walküre Wotan
2018 Der fliegende Holländer Der Holländer
2017 Die Walküre Wotan
2016 Siegfried Der Wanderer
2016 Die Walküre Wotan