Anton Eriksson

Anton Eriksson

Baritone

Swedish baritone
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2017Puccini: Madama ButterflySharpless
2017Puccini: TurandotPing
2017Puccini: TurandotTurandot
2017Puccini: Madama ButterflySharpless
2016Verdi: Un ballo in mascheraRenato (Count Anckarström)
2016Glass: SatyagrahaMr Kallenbach/Arjuna
2015Gounod: Roméo et JulietteCapulet
2013Puccini: ToscaAngelotti
2013Puccini: TurandotA Mandarin
2013Bizet: CarmenDancaïre
2013Strauss J.: Die FledermausDr Falke
2013Bach J.S.: Mass, BWV 232, B minorBass
2012Donizetti: Lucia di LammermoorLord Enrico Ashton
2012Puccini: La BohèmeSchaunard
2012Verdi: Un ballo in mascheraSilvano (Cristiano)
2011Massenet: WertherJohann
2010Verdi: RigolettoMarullo
2010Handel: SerseAriodate
2010Bach J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245 (St John Passion)Jesus
2009Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de perlesZurga
2009Handel: Messiah, HWV 56Bass
2008Puccini: La BohèmeMarcello
2007Verdi: RigolettoCount Ceprano
2007Leoncavallo: PagliacciSilvio
2006Verdi: RigolettoCount Monterone

Bio

Anton Eriksson, baritone, has a beautiful, warm and dark timbre, very good range and a strong stage presence.
​Anton graduated from the University College of Opera in Stockholm 2007. In 2010-2013 he was engaged as ensemble soloist at the Royal Swedish Opera where he sang roles like Dr Falke (Die Fledermaus), Schaunard (La Bohème), Angelotti (Tosca), Silvano (Un Ballo in Maschera), Dancaire (Carmen), Marullo (Rigoletto), A Mandarin (Turandot) among others. 
Before joining the Royal Swedish Opera Anton Eriksson did Zurga (Les Pecheurs des Perles) at Folkoperan, Stockholm and Marcello La Bohème at Värmlandsoperan, directed by Peter Konwitschny.​
In the summer of 2012 Anton made a succesful debut as Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor) at the festival Opera på Skäret in Kopparberg, Sweden. 
In the season of 13/14 Mr Eriksson sang 1st Mate in Billy Budd and Dulcamara in L'elisir d'amore at the Gothenburg Opera. The following two seasons Anton was connected  to Malmö Opera where he sang Capulet in Romeo et Juliette, Commendatore/Masetto in Don Giovanni and Anckarström (Renato) in Un Ballo in Maschera. 
The autumn of 2016 and April 2017 Anton did Arjuna and Mr Kallenbach in Folkoperans' (Stockholm) successful production of Philip Glass Satyagraha. 
The summer of 2017 Anton sings Sharpless in Madama Butterfly at Opera på Skäret and will during the autumn do Ping in Turandot at Folkoperan, Stockholm. 
Mr Erikssons concertrepertoire includes works as St John Passion, Christmas Oratorio and Mass in B minor by J S Bach, The Messiah and Judas Maccabaeus by Handel, Requiem by Mozart and Fauré, Passio by Arvo Pärt, St John Passion by Bob Chilcott and God in Disguise by L-E Larsson.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: Madama Butterfly Sharpless Immediately Opera på Skäret 2017
Puccini: Turandot Ping 24 hours Folkoperan Stockholm 2017
Puccini: Turandot Turandot Ping at Folkoperan, Stockholm 2017
Puccini: Madama Butterfly Sharpless Opera på Skäret 2017
Verdi: Un ballo in maschera Renato (Count Anckarström) Jump In ready Malmö Opera 2016