The opera and ballet conductor

Ingar Bergby

Ingar Bergby has extensive experience with opera and ballet productions. The large format and the drama of the repertoire suit his nature as a 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 he did as a collaboration between the Norwegian Opera and Ballet and Opera Vest. The production was first performed during the Ultima Festival 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.



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