Märt Jakobson

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Märt Jakobson graduated from the Estonian Academy of Music in 1998 (Mati Palm and Raimond Alango singing classes). Since 1997 he is an opera soloist at the Vanemuine Theatre. During 1999–2000 he studied at Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg as the grantee of the Estonian National Culture Foundation and in 2006–2007 at the Estonian Music and Theatre Academy with Prof. Jaakko Ryhänen. He was the soloist of the Estonian National Opera in the season 2008/09. His roles at the Estonian National Opera include Verdi’s Monterone and Count Ceprano (“Rigoletto”) and Count Ribbing (“Un ballo in maschera”), Celio (Prokofiev’s “The Love for Three Oranges”), Sciarrone (Puccini’s “Tosca”), Surin (Tchaikovsky’s “The Queen of Spades”), Cadet (Tamberg’s “Cyrano de Bergerac”), Bartolo and Antonio (Mozart’s “Le nozze di Figaro”), Pristav (Mussorgsky’s “Boris Godunov”), Ephraim Longstocking (Vinter’s/Raudmäe’s “Pippi Longstocking”). Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg: Antonio (Mozart’s “Le nozze di Figaro”). Tampere Opera: Grand Inquisitor (Verdi’s “Don Carlo”). Pärnu Opera: Monterone (Verdi’s “Rigoletto”). Theatre Vanemuine: Basilio (Rossini’s “Il barbiere di Siviglia”), Raimondo (Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor”), Verdi’s Lodovico and Montano (“Otello”), Count Ribbing (“Un ballo in maschera”), Doctor (“La traviata”), Ferrando (“Il trovatore”), Puccini’s Colline and Alcindoro (“La bohéme”), Prison Guard (“Tosca”), Bonzo (“Madama Butterfly”), Night Guard (Nielsen’s “Masquerade”), Badger (Lusens’ “Dr. Doolittle or the Birds’ Opera”), Henry Murger (Kálmán’s “Das Veilchen vom Montmartre”), Karl Stephan Liebenberg (Kálmán’s “Countess Mariza”), Sarastro (Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte”), Polyphemus (Händel’s “Acis and Galatea”), Amadeus (J. Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus”), Norton (Rossini’s “The Bill of Marriage”). Märt Jakobson has performed the role of Alobrand at the concert performance of V. Kapp’s opera Lembitu. He has performed as a concert soloist in Estonia, Finland, Poland, Belorussia and Russia. He has participated in the movie Fed up! (directed by P. Simm).

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