Ingar Bergby has broad experience with opera and ballet productions. The great format and the repertoire's drama fits his nature as conductor. He has a good understanding of the singing voice.
«A singers conductor» Anne Lise Berntsen, soprano
As chief conductor at the Värmland Opera, Bergby did among others Tosca of Puccini, Fidelio by Beethoven, Nabucco by Verdi, Un Ballo in Maschera of Verdi, and Lady Macbeth by Sjostakovich.
With Opera Vest he has among other things made the Norwegian premium The fall of the House of Usher by Philip Glass, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Michael Nyman, performed in London, og Somebody is going to come by Knut Vaage.
Bergby has had engagements with the Norwegian Opera and Ballet for a number of years, and conducted annual productions of The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky, the ballets Mythical Hunters, Shoot The Moon, Master's Day og The Wake. The opera The Glass Menagerie by Antonio Bibalo,was a collaborative project between the Norwegian Opera and Ballet and Opera Vest under Bergby's musical leadership. This production was first performed at Ultimafestivalen in Oslo, and was later taken to Paris.
Among other opera productions are K. Description of a match with the Gothenburg Opera, Carmen with Trondheim Symphony Orchestra and Trønderoperaen, The magic Flute with the Opera West, and the baroque opera Pore with the Grieg Academy symphony orchestra and singers.
- Sweden's Radio on Lady Macbeth
- Aftonbladet about Nabucco
- Adresseavisa about Carmen
- NRK about The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
- Dagbladet about Somebody is going to come
- Swedish media about K. Copywriting of a match