Einar Thor Gudmundsson
Originally from Iceland, Einar Thor Gudmundsson is currently living in The Netherlands. After obtaining his bachelor’s degree, he is now in his first-year master at the Dutch National Opera Academy. During his Bachelor study, his teachers were Rita Dams and Frans Fiselier. In his current Master study, he continues to take lessons with Frans. Einar has done many projects during his study including a Masterclass at the International Vocal Competition in ‘s-Hertogenbosch with Thomas Oliemans, Vesselina Kazarova and Roberta Alexander as the main masters.
Before moving abroad, Einar began his music studies as a classical pianist from the year 2000 to 2014, where eventually he found his passion in classical singing. He performed in four Icelandic operas from 2012 to 2016 including one of the four operas (Saemunder The Wise), he performed the Title role. He also performed in various oratorio concerts, an opera festival in 2015 and a Baroque festival in 2016. In his time in Iceland, he was a member of 3 choirs and an octet over a period of 5 years. Einar is now 31 years old and he aims for a successful, professional career in Opera.