Performing cast – The Elixir of Love

Nemorino | Riccardo Gatto
Adina | Susanna Andersson
Belcore | Johan Wållberg
Dulcamara | Il Hong
Gianetta | Rebecca Fjällsby

Nemorino | Riccardo Gatto
Riccardo Gatto, tenor from Italy, studied at the conservatory in Venice. He begun his career by singing Ferrando in Così fan tutte in Padua and Count Almaviva in The Barber of Seville in opera festivals in Sarzana, Bassano, and in Amsterdam. He has sung on stages in Italy, France, Cyprus, Israel and Russia. In his repetoire, on can find roles such as Nemorino in The Elixir of Love, Cassio in Otello, Rodolfo in La Bohème and the Duke in Rigoletto. He has also been a finalist in many international singing competitions and won the Riccardo Zandonai award in 2014.

Adina | Susanna Andersson
Susanna Andersson, soprano, sang Adina at the Nürnberg opera during her debut year of 2005 and has since sung parts such as Violetta in La Traviata, Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro, Blondchen in The Abduction from the Seraglio and Musetta in La Bohème. She has sung in opera houses all over the world, such as English National Opera, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires and Weimar Opera. She has made herself a name in everything from baroque to modern music, in both opera and concert scenes. Amongst other things, she has made a great success with Into the little hill by Benjamin Britten and Prometeo by Luigi Nono.

Belcore | Johan Wållberg
Johan Wållberg, barytone, has sung at the Royal Opera in Stockholm, Wermland Opera, Nordisk Kammaropera, Vadstena-Akademien, Drottningholms slottsteater and at Intima teatern in Stockholm. He has sung parts such as Captain Hook in Peter Pan, Monterone in Rigoletto and The Emperor of China in The Nightingale. During 2007-2009 he performed in The Bailiffs & the beer where he had three parts, as well as Baron Scarpia in Tosca, here at Opera på Skäret.  Johan Wållberg is a highly sought after concert and oratorio soloist and has performed with choirs and orchestras in the Nordics and in Germany.

Dulcamara | Il Hong
Il Hong, bass from South Korea, studied at the Yonsei University in Seoul and at the conservatory in Freiburg. He has during the last ten years sung mostly in Austria, most lately at Wiener Staatsoper where he has done parts such as Marchese d’Obigny in La Traviata, the High priest of Bel in Nabucco and Don Bartolo in The Marriage of Figaro. He has also worked at Bayerischer Staatsoper in Munich and at Landestheater Detmold. In his repertoire, on can find Banquo in Macbeth, Fasolt in Das Rheingold, Wassermann in Rusalka and the title role in Don Pasquale.

Gianetta | Rebecca Fjällsby
Rebecca Fjällsby, mezzo-soprano, graduated from Operahögskolan in Stockholm in 2016 and did her internship at Wermland Opera, singing Lucienne in Die Tote Stadt. Later that year she sung the title role in Carmen at Berlin Opera Academy. During her studies, she sang Annio in La Clemenza di Tito at Operafabriken, and as her graduation production she sung Zerlina in Don G at Malmö Opera. She also studied and starred in roles such as Gertrude in Hamlet, Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier and Siebel in Faust. In 2016 she received the Anders Wall Giresta scholarship and in 2018 she was awarded the Bayreuth scholorship from the Wagner Association in Gothenburg.