Anglo-Swedish Society Scholar 2008-2009,2011-2012

Oskar Palmblad

Baritone

Baritone and joint Music scholar at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama who received support in his fourth year and was supported by the Society for the second time.

 

Oskar has previously spent two years at the Stockholm Operastudio, where his roles included Quince (Midsummer night’s dream, Britten), Wagner (Faust, Gounod) Sclemil (Les contes d’Hoffmann, Offenbach) and Bob (The old Maid and the Thief, Menotti).

 

Concert experience includes recitals as a soloist in Sweden as well as in the UK, in 2011 Oskar sang the bass solo in Mozart Requiem in St Michael’s Church, Beccles, with the Kingfisher Sinfonietta conducted by Vetta Wise.

 

Oskar has participated in masterclasses for distinguished singers and teachers of singing, including Dr. Richard Miller, Håkan Hagegård and Susan McCulloch. Oskar Palmblad is collaborating with Edmund Hardy and Louis Chiappetta in Group Seven.

 

His operatic experience includes the role of Ben Benny in Paul Bunyan (Britten) with British Youth Opera. Concert work includes the bass solo in Stravinsky’s Mass with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev, as well as a performance at Wigmore Hall as part of Guildhall Voiceworks.