Trond Halstein Moe

Lite portrett fargeTrond received much attention when he won the prestigious Belvedere Competition in Vienna in 1987, and established himself as one of the leading opera and concert singers in Norway.

He was employed as the principal baritone at the Norwegian Opera in 1988 and has made over 75 roles, including: Germont in LA TRAVIATA, Scarpia in TOSCA, Jeletskij in QUEEN OF SPADES, Telramund in LOHENGRIN, Amfortas in PARSIFAL, Alfio in CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA, Gerard in ANDREA CHENIER, the title role in DON GIOVANNI, Wotan in DAS RHEINGOLDT and DIE WALKÜRE, Gunther in GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG, The Count in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Don Carlo in LA FORZA DEL DESTINO, Renato in UN BALLO IN MASCHERA, Posa in DON CARLO, Escamillo in CARMEN, title role in RIGOLETTO, Valentin in FAUST, Ford in FALSTAFF, Dr Miracle / Dapertutto in LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN, Jochanaan in SALOME, Luna in TROVATORE, Pizarro in FIDELIO, Figaro in IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA, etc. The Title role in EUGENE ONEGIN on tour to Russia. He has also sung leading roles in world premieres of operas by Norwegian composers such as Nagel in MYSTERIER by Johan Kvandal, Johannes in FANGE OG FRI by Egil Hovland and title role in Edvard Grieg / Ragnar Söderlinds opera OLAV TRYGGVASON, and Hakon Jarl in the world premiere of Hjalmar Borgstrøm THORA PÅ RIMOL.

Trond Halstein Moe has a wide concert repertoire and has sung concerts and performances in Ireland, Austria, Germany, France, Spain, Hungary, Latvia, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Czech Republic, Scotland, Iceland, Russia, China, Serbia, South Africa and the United States .

His many performances include: Scarpia in TOSCA at the State Opera in Stuttgart, Telramund in LOHENGRIN with the conductor Stefan Soltesz at the Opera in Essen, Germany, Germont in LA TRAVIATA at the state opera in Hanover, the main role in CIRCUS TERRA at the State Opera in Prague, The Musiklehrer In ARIADNE UF NAXOS in Santiago di Compostella, Spain, Wotan in DAS RHEINGOLD at the Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, baritone role in EL NINO at the opera in Malmö, Pizarro in FIDELIO in a production on Robben Island in South Africa on the occasion of the celebration of 10 anniversary of the dissolution of apartheid.

In 2008 he sang the title role in DER FLIEGENDE HOLLENDER at the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, and sang in the November / December 2009 the role of Jack Rance in Puccini’s FANCIULLA DEL WEST at The Norwegian Opera & Ballet in Oslo.

In February 2013 he sang two main roles during the Opera Festival in Kristiansund and in June 2013 he sang the title role in the opera NABUCCO in a huge outdoor performance at the fortress in Halden.

He has also held numerous performances in radio and television, everything from own radio concerts to participation in major TV productions such as: Olav Tryggvason and Barber of Seville, where he sang the title role, also Der Rosenkavalier by R. Strauss, Macbeth by Bibalo etc.

Trond Halstein Moe has also appeared on many recordings, including operas Thora paa Rimol of Hjalmar Borgstrøm, Fange og fri by Egil Hovland, Olav Tryggvason of Edvard Grieg with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Requiem of Iver Kleive, Requiem of Sigurd Islandsmoen, and two recordings of Grieg’s “Four Psalms”.

In season 18/19 Trond will perform at Opera at Jyske Opera  singing Germont/ LA TRAVIATA and furthermore singing N.W. Gade / ELVERSKUD  with Aalborg Symfoniorkester as well as CARMINA BURANA with Odense Symfoniorkester.

Trond Halstein Moe recently received  the honor award for 2009 from “Friends of the Norwegian Opera”.

On Stage represents Trond exclusively/mondo


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