Olari Viikholm


Olari Viikholm graduated from Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2004 (the singing class of Prof. Ivo Kuusk). Since 2010 he studies with Prof. Jaakko Ryhänen in the same institution. In 1993–2000 he worked at Theatre Vanemuine and in 2000–2006 at the Estonian National Opera. Since 2010 he is the soloist of the Estonian National Male Choir and in 2011 he was the soloist-scholarship holder of the NO Opera Academy. His repertoire includes the title role in Rossini’s “Signor Bruschino”, Morales (Bizet’s “Carmen”), Marullo (Verdi’s “Rigoletto”), Zaretski (Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin”), Mr. Slook (Rossini’s “La cambiale di matrimonio”), Bob (Menotti’s “The Old Maid and the Thief”), Sciarrone (Puccini’s “Tosca”),  Dr. Sanson Carrasco (Leigh’s “The Man of La Mancha”), Sharik (Steiner’s “Two Heads”, within Nargenfestival), Jim Kenyon (Stothart’s “Rose-Marie”), Enrico Piselli (Strauss’ “Eine Nacht in Venedig”), Maître de Plaisir (Strauss’ “Wiener Blut”), Bogdanowitsch (Lehár’s “Die lustige Witwe”), etc. Olari Viikholm has sung basso parts in various vocal symphonic works, such as Monteverdi’s “Vespro della Beata Vergine”, Fauré’s Requiem, Dvořák’s “Mass in D Major”, Bach’s St “John’s Passion”, etc. In 2003 he won the 2nd award at the Mart Saar singing competition.

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