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Petteri Salomaa

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Voice: Bass-baritone
Nationality: Finnish
Year of Birth: 1961

About Petteri Salomaa:

Juha Petteri Salomaa (born 26 August 1961, Helsinki) is a Finnish operatic bass-baritone who has had an active international singing career in operas and concerts since the late 1970s. He has performed on more than 30 recordings with a variety of record labels, including Decca Records, Deutsche Grammophon, Harmonia Mundi, HMV, and Philips Records among others. He taught on the voice faculty at the Sibelius Academy from 2003–2008, and currently serves as a Visiting Professor of Singing at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.

The son of opera singer Pekka Salomaa, Salomaa began his musical studies as a cellist in his youth. In 1976, at the age of 15, he entered the Sibelius Academy where he began to pursue studies as a vocalist for the first time. His vocal teachers have included Kim Borg, Hans Hotter, Yevgeny Nesterenko and Erik Saedén. In 1981, at the age of 20, he won the National Singing Competition in Lappeenranta. He earned a bachelor's degree from the Sibelius Academy in 1989 and a Doctor of Music degree in 2003.

Salomaa made his professional singing debut in Helsinki at the age of 17 singing the part of Raphael in Joseph Haydn's The Creation. He has since had a highly active career as a concert soloist with major orchestras and ensembles in Europe, especially in Scandinavia. In 1984 he was the bass soloist in a nationally broadcast performance of Johann Sebastian Bach's St John Passion in Switzerland. He soon after appeared at Royal Albert Hall in London as the Levite in Handel's Solomon. He has also performed Gustav Mahler's Kindertotenlieder with the Orchestre de Paris.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Ambo nati in questa valle Popularity:

Opera: Linda di ChamounixComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.04

Type: duetVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Antonio/Maddalena
2Nel padiglione a manca Popularity:

Opera: Nozze di Figaro, LeComposer: MozartAct: 4.04

Type: quartet,recitativeVoice: S B-Br T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Barbarina/Figaro/Basilio/Bartolo
3Deh! lasciate ch'io respiri Popularity:

Opera: Matrimonio Segreto, IlComposer: CimarosaAct: 2.12

Type: quintetVoice: S B S/Mz Mz BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Carolina/Count/Elisetta/Fidalma/Geronimo
4Sento in petto un freddo gelo Popularity:

Opera: Matrimonio Segreto, IlComposer: CimarosaAct: 1.14

Type: quartetVoice: S S/Mz Mz BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Carolina/Elisetta/Fidalma/Count
5Vedro mentr'io sospiro Popularity:

Opera: Nozze di Figaro, LeComposer: MozartAct: 3.05

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count
6Gente all armi all armi Popularity:

Opera: Nozze di Figaro, LeComposer: MozartAct: 4.15-1

Type: ensemble,septet,finaleVoice: Br S S B-Br Mz S BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count/Rosina/Susanna/Figaro/Cherubino/Marcellina/Bartolo/Basilio
7Pace mio dolce tesoro Popularity:

Opera: Nozze di Figaro, LeComposer: MozartAct: 4.14

Type: recitativeVoice: Br S B-BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count/Susanna/Figaro
8Dove dove mia cara Popularity:

Opera: Matrimonio Segreto, IlComposer: CimarosaAct: 2.11

Type: recitativeVoice: B SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count/Carolina
9Senza senza cerimonie Popularity:

Opera: Matrimonio Segreto, IlComposer: CimarosaAct: 1.12

Type: quintetVoice: B Mz S S/Mz BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count/Fidalma/Carolina/Elisetta/Geronimo
10Se fiato in corpo avete Popularity:

Opera: Matrimonio Segreto, IlComposer: CimarosaAct: 2.02

Type: duetVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count/Geronimo
11Per fare che Elisetta mi ricusi Popularity:

Opera: Matrimonio Segreto, IlComposer: CimarosaAct: 2.03

Type: recitativeVoice: B T MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count/Paolino/Fidalma
12Vegliammo invan due notti Popularity:

Opera: MacbethComposer: VerdiAct: 4.05

Type: recitativeVoice: B MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Doctor/Lady-in-waiting
13Fra quest ombre Popularity:

Opera: Finta giardiniera, LaComposer: MozartAct: 2.19-1

Type: septet,finaleVoice: T S S T Mz S BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anchise/Violante/Arminda/Belfiore/Ramiro/Serpetta/Roberto
14Numi! Che incanto e questo Popularity:

Opera: Finta giardiniera, LaComposer: MozartAct: 1.23

Type: septet,finaleVoice: T S S T Mz S BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anchise/Violante/Arminda/Belfiore/Ramiro/Serpetta/Roberto
15Egli e salvo oh gioia immensa Popularity:

Opera: Forza del destino, LaComposer: VerdiAct: 3.10-2

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Carlo
16Urna fatale del mio destino Popularity:

Opera: Forza del destino, LaComposer: VerdiAct: 3.09

Type: recitativeVoice: baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Carlo
17All'armi! Popularity:

Opera: Forza del destino, LaComposer: VerdiAct: 3.05

Type: recitativeVoice: Br TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Carlo/Alvaro
18Qua nulla si conclude Popularity:

Opera: Matrimonio Segreto, IlComposer: CimarosaAct: 2.04-2

Type: recitativeVoice: S/Mz BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elisetta/Count
19Tu mi dici che del Conte Popularity:

Opera: Matrimonio Segreto, IlComposer: CimarosaAct: 1.17

Type: recitativeVoice: S/Mz B Mz TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elisetta/Geronimo/Fidalma/Paolino
20Non piu andrai Popularity:

Opera: Nozze di Figaro, LeComposer: MozartAct: 1.20

Type: ariaVoice: bass-baritoneLanguage: Italian

Roles: Figaro
21Barbarina cos hai Popularity:

Opera: Nozze di Figaro, LeComposer: MozartAct: 4.02

Type: recitativeVoice: B-Br S SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Figaro/Barbarina/Marcellina
22E la solita usanza Popularity:

Opera: Nozze di Figaro, LeComposer: MozartAct: 3.20

Type: recitativeVoice: B-Br BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Figaro/Count
23Cinque..dieci..venti Popularity:

Opera: Nozze di Figaro, LeComposer: MozartAct: 1.02

Type: duetVoice: B-Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Figaro/Susanna
24Questa invero e curiosa Popularity:

Opera: Matrimonio Segreto, IlComposer: CimarosaAct: 2.01

Type: recitativeVoice: B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Geronimo/Count
25L'imperial commissario Popularity:

Opera: Madame ButterflyComposer: PucciniAct: 1.07

Type: Voice: T B Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Goro/Commissioner/Sharpless/Cio-Cio
26Riconosci in questo amplesso Popularity:

Opera: Nozze di Figaro, LeComposer: MozartAct: 3.07-1

Type: sextetVoice: S T B-Br Br S BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Marcellina/Don Curzio/Figaro/Count/Susanna/Bartolo
27Tamino mein! Popularity:

Opera: Zauberflöte, DieComposer: MozartAct: 2.28

Type: quartetVoice: S T T BLanguage: German

Roles: Pamina/Tamino/Two armoured men
28Signor deh concedete Popularity:

Opera: Matrimonio Segreto, IlComposer: CimarosaAct: 1.09-2

Type: duetVoice: T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Paolino/Count
29Deh! ti conforta o cara Popularity:

Opera: Matrimonio Segreto, IlComposer: CimarosaAct: 2.14

Type: recitativeVoice: T S/Mz SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Paolino/Elisetta/Carolina
30He lichter her! Popularity:

Opera: Zauberflöte, DieComposer: MozartAct: 2.06

Type: spokenVoice: Br TLanguage: German

Roles: Papageno/Tamino
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