Kolbjørn Høiseth

Picture of Kolbjørn Høiseth
He studied with Heddy Gathe in Trondheim, Set Svanholm and Ragnar Hyltén Cavallius in Stockholm.

He made hus debut in Stockholm in 1958 as the sailor in Tristan and Isolde, and Hylas in Les Troyens.

He sang at the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Covent Garden, Lyon , Bordeaux, Kassel, Hannover, Duisburg and Kiel.

At the Metropolitan, he sang: Das Rheingold on February 10, 1975 as Froh (Thomas Stewart, Mignon Dunn, Marius Rintzler, Glade Peterson, Maureen Forrester, Bengt Rundgren, John Macurdy, Christine Weidinger, William Dooley, Ragnar Ulfung, Loretta Di Franco, Batyah Godfrey Ben-David, Sixten Ehrling), on February 15, 1975 and on February 22, 1975; Die Walküre on March 8, 1975 as Siegmund (Rita Hunter, Birgit Nilsson, Donald McIntyre, Mignon Dunn, John Macurdy, Mary Ellen Pracht, Joann Grillo, Gloria Hodes, Carlotta Ordassy, Jean Kraft, Batyah Godfrey Ben-David, Marcia Baldwin, Cynthia Munzer, Sixten Ehrling)

His repertory included: Carmen, Alceste, Don Carlo, Otello, Aida, Pagliacci, Boris Godunov, Jenůfa, Fidelio, Der fliegende Holländer, Tannhäuser, Elektra, Wozzeck, Katarina Ismailova, Das Rheingold, Lohengrin, Die Walküre, Guillaume Tell (Rodolphe), ...
Reference

Kolbjørn Høiseth sings Aida: Tu! Amonasro!, with Birgit Nilsson, Barbro Ericson and Rolf Jupither in Swedish & Italian
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Kolbjørn Høiseth singsDie Walküre: Winterstürme wichen dem Wonnemond
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I wish to thank Daniele Godor for the picture and recording (Guillaume Tell).