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Finnish bass Niklas Spångberg made his debut at the Finnish National Opera as Sid in La fanciulla del West, and has since performed mainly in Northern Europe, including at the Finnish National Opera, the Savonlinna Opera Festival and theatres in Stockholm, Tampere, Turku, Vaasa, Mariehamn, Västerås and Pori as well as at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.

Spångberg’s roles have included Zuniga in Carmen, Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte, Colline in La Bohème, Sparafucile in Rigoletto and Il Commendatore in Don Giovanni among many others. In Finnish operas he has sung the roles of Unto in Sallinen’s Kullervo and Vaunuhallin mies in the world premiere of Kantelinen’s Mannerheim.

Spångberg is sought after as a bass soloist and has performed in oratorios by Beethoven, Puccini, Handel, Mozart, Bach, Telemann and Fauré. Spångberg started singing in the boys’ choir Cantores Minores. After graduating from the Helsinki University of Technology, he studied singing at the Sibelius Academy under Erkki Rajamäki. He has received tuition from Jaakko Ryhänen, Irina Gavrilovici, Raimo Laukka and Enrico Facini.

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