Performance Database

John Lundgren

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

Guest engagements have taken the Swedish baritone to major opera houses such as London, Munich, Berlin, Stockholm, Zurich, Geneva, Dresden, Hamburg, Leipzig, Amsterdam, Gothenburg, Oslo, Beijing and Tokyo as well as to the Bregenz and Bayreuth Festivals. 

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

Highlights of the upcoming season include: The role of Wotan in the new Ring at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, as well as the title role in the Fliegender Holländer at the Bayreuth Festival and the Bavarian State Opera, and Telramund in Lohengrin at the Hamburg State Opera.


Engagements in Bayreuth

Year Opera Part
2021 Der fliegende Holländer Der Holländer
2018 Die Walküre Wotan
2018 Der fliegende Holländer Der Holländer
2017 Die Walküre Wotan
2016 Siegfried Der Wanderer
2016 Die Walküre Wotan