Norwegian baritone Audun Iversen began singing at the age of 22. In July 2007 Audun Iversen made the final in the “Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition” in Vienna. He won the “Queen Sonja International Singing Competition” in Oslo in August 2007, in addition to being the first singer to win the newly founded “Ingrid Bjoner Scholarship”.
Audun sang the Count Le Nozze di Figaro and the title role in Eugene Onegin with the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen, where he was Principal artist for 08-09 season, the Count in Le Nozze di Figaro at Deutsche Oper Berlin, the title role in Eugene Onegin for Opéra de Lille, Zurga in concerts of The Pearl Fishers with Moscow State Philharmonic Society and Britten’s War Requiem with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.
He opened the 10/11 season performing the title role in Don Giovanni with Glyndebourne on Tour, followed by Sharpless in Madama Butterfly at the Royal Danish Opera his debut at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden as Albert in Werther conducted Antonio Pappano, and the title role in Eugene Onegin for the Bolshoi at the Athens International Festival. November — December 2011 — the title role in Eugene Onegin for English National Opera.