Michael Axelsson – lyric tenor

Michael Axelsson from Värmdö in the Stockholms archipelago was educated at the University College of Opera and the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. His repertoire spans opera roles like Tamino in the Magic Flute and Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore, aswell as oratory pieces like Mozart Requiem, Händel Messiah and Britten Saint Nicolas or early music pieces like Vespro della Beata Vergine by Monteverdi or Charpentiers Le reniement de Saint-Pierre. One of his specialities is singing the Evangelist part in the passions by Bach. Michael is also active in the field of chamber music, working for example with swedish art songs.


This summer Michael is singing Ernesto in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at Smålandsoperan. Although being very popular internationally, the opera is not often performed in Scandinavia. Director is Anders Aldgård and Musical director Maria Ingemarsson Berg.

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