Since his Master degree of Music at the Sibelius academy in
Helsinki 1997 Petri Lindroos has occured at many opera houses in the major
European cities such as Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Brussels,
Luxembourg, Paris, London, Munich, Milan, Rome etc.
Recently the artist has
performed Rocco/Fidelio at Teatro Comunale di Bologna Ramfis/Aida at
Opera North Leeds, Marcel/Les Huguenots at Hungarian National
Opera, Simone/Gianni Schicchi at Norwegian National
Opera, Beethoven's Sympphony 9 with Kent Nagano and Orchestre
Symphonique de Montréal, Basilio/Barbiere di Siviglia at Norwegian
National Opera in Oslo, Sarastro/Magic flute at Copenhagen Royal Opera,
Zemlinsky's "Lyrische Sinfonie" Op. 18 at Finlandia Hall in
Helsinki with Leif Segerstam, Re/Aida at Teatru Astra in Victoria,
Gozo, Malta and Osmin/Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail at Savonlinna
Future highlights include Bach's Christmas
Oratorio w,ith Copenhagen Phil and Copenhagen Royal Chapel
Choir, Daland/Fliegende Holländer at Opera Østfold, Raimondo/Lucia
di Lammermoor at Tivoli Concert Hall, Teresias/Oedipus Rex at
Malmö Symfoniorkester, Rocco/Fidelio at Prague State
Opera and at Oulun Teatteri.
His role repertoire includes such
as King Filip/Don Carlo, Fiesco/Simone Boccanegra, Zaccharia/Il Nabucco,
Mefisto/Boito, Mefistophéles/Faust by Gounod and Mefistophéles/La Damnation du
Faust by Berloiz, Sarastro/Die Zauberflöte, Figaro/Le Nozze di Figaro,
Commendatore and Leporello/Don Giovanni, Gremin/Onegin, and Pimen/Boris Godunov
by Mussorgskij a few to mention. Petri Lindroos is also an interpreter of the
big passions and masses throughout whole Europe.
To his last successes may be
mentioned his interpreted Pimen in Boris Godunov at the Finnish National Opera
stage and his appearing as Leporello with the La Monnaie-tour in Tokyo and a
series of Verdis Requiem (Westminster Cathedral, Verdi Festival in Parma,
(Riccardo Muti)) and a tour with the Bawarian Radio-orchestra doing Messe
Solennelle by Berlioz also under the baton of Maestro Riccardo Muti.
Furthermore he had his debut as the
Commendatore in the Don Giovanni-production at the Festival de Radio France in
Montpellier and Sarastro at the Opera Berlioz also in Montpellier and Le
Chatelet in Paris. He has sung at La Scala opera in Milan as King Philip in Don
Carlo conducted by maestro Daniele Gatti and as Sarastro at the Chatelet opera
In the last seasons Lindroos has
appeared in roles as Sarastro (Magic flute), Basilio (Il Barbiere), Colline (La
Boheme), Ramfis (Aida), Daland (Fliegende Holländer), Hunding (Die Valkyrie)
and Commendatore (Don Giovanni) among others.
He also appeared as bass soloist in
Verdi’s Requiem with Orchestra and Coro di Teatro san Carlo, Napoli and in
Missa Solemnis (Beethoven) in Gothenburg with maestro Nagano among others.
In addition he still coaches and
teaches students and professionals from the whole Scandinavia and is proud to
be able to give forth the formidable singing technique he was taught by his
father, the famous tenor, Peter Lindroos.