Michael Axelsson was born in Värmdö, Sweden. His studies include the University College of Opera in Stockholm and the performance programme in singing at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.
Today he performs in opera singing Tamino, Count Almaviva, Ferrando a.o. and in concerts singing all major works in the oratory field including Evangelist in the passions of Bach. Michael has performed at many different venues, including Landesbühnen Sachsen and Felsenbühne Rathen in Dresden, Dalhalla, Drottningholms Slottsteater, Norrlandsoperan and Smålandsoperan.