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Bio of Stephan Dietrich is the designer of the historical costumes of Orlando Paladino at Drottningholm Court Theatre in 2012

Berlin-based Stephan Dietrich designs costumes and stage sets as a freelance artist. In addition to numerous assignments for the theatres of Berlin, Hamburg and Vienna, the focus of his work is Baroque opera and the spectacle of Baroque ballet.

Singer Biography: Rickard Söderberg, tenor (in Swedish)

Rickard Söderberg är en av de mest omtalade och framgångsrika operasångarna i Sverige idag. Han är utbildad vid OperaAkademiet i Köpenhamn. Redan under studietiden framträdde han i roller som Don Ottavio i Don Giovanni och Egeo i Cavallis Giasone. I Drottningholms Slottsteaters uppsättning av Haydns Orlando paladino sommaren 2012 har han titelrollen som riddaren Orlando.

Singer Biography: Kirsten Blaise, soprano (in English)

Soprano Kirsten Blaise has gained a particular reputation in operatic and concert works of the Baroque and Classical eras, but her repertoire also embraces such composers as Schubert, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Wagner, and Mahler. In Drottningholms Slottsteaters Orlando paladino summer 2012, she plays the role of Angelica, Queen of Cathay.

Singer Biography: Pietro Spagnoli, lyrical baritone (in English)

Lyrical baritone Pietro Spagnoli is a sought-after interpreter in operas
 by W. A. Mozart, G. Rossini and G. Donizetti. In Drottningholms Slottsteater's Orlando paladino summer 2012, he plays the role of Rodomonte, king of Barbaria.

Singer Biography: Magnus Staveland, tenor (in English)

The Norwegian tenor Magnus Staveland is a much sought after concert and oratorio singer in concert venues and festivals throughout Europe. He has studied at the State Academy of Music in Oslo and at the Royal Opera Academy in Copenhagen. In Orlando paladino at Drottningholms Slottsteater summer 2012, Staveland plays the saracen warrior Medoro.

Singer Biography: Tuva Semmingsen, lyric coloratura mezzo soprano (in English)

Tuva Semmingsen was born in Norway and trained at the Norwegian State Academy of Music and the Royal Opera Academy in Copenhagen. Debut in 1999 at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen as Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro. In Orlando paladino at Drottningholms Slottsteater, summer 2012, she has the part of Alcina, the sorceress.

Singer Biography: Daniel Ralphsson, tenor (in Swedish)

Daniel Ralphsson har fått en flygande start på karriären och debuterar under 2012 på Kungliga Operan i Stockholm, bland annat i rollen som Monostatos i Trollflöjten. I Drottningholms Slottsteaters uppsättning av Orlando paladino sommaren 2012 har han rollen som Pasquale, Orlandos väpnare.

Program folder - Orlando paladino at Drottningholms Slottsteater (web version)

Haydn's opera Orlando Paladino, which will open at the Drottningholm Court Theatre on July 29, 2012, is based on the medieval legend of the knight Roland (Orlando), who is madly in love with Angelica, Queen of Cathay. The performance stars Rickard Söderberg, Kirsten Blaise and Pietro Spagnoli. Please download the program folder as a pdf below.