Dan Karlström


Was born in Aland, Finland. He studied at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, and subsequently became a member of the opera studio. He has his first engagements at the chamber opera “Skaala”, at the Swedish Theater in Helsinki, and at the Finnish National Opera Helsinki. He has made numerous concert, radio, and television appearances and recordings. He has been a guest at the opera festival Savonlinna. He was a member of the opera ensemble at the Schillertheater North Rhine-Westphalia in the 1999/2000 season, and at the Staatstheater Darmstadt in the 2000/01 season. He appears regularly as a guest at the Theater Chemnitz, most recently in the title role of Alexander Zemlinsky‘s Der Zwerg. Also as a guest at the Grand Théâtre de Genéve as Mime in Das Rheingold and Siegfried. He has been a member of the ensemble of the Oper Leipzig since the 2001/02 season. Roles in season 2021/22 include Monostatos in The Magic Flute, Luzio in Das Liebesverbot, Gastone in La traviata, Mime in Das Rheingold and Siegfried, Der Steurmann in The Flying Dutchman, Spoletta in Tosca, Normanno in Lucia di Lammermoor, passerby / animal 3 / dwarf Edi in Snow White. New roles in 2021/22 are Der Priester/Der unvollkommene Engel in Der Sturz des Antichrist, Arv in Maskarade.