Swedish baritone Daniel Hällström received his musical and vocal education at The Royal Academy of Music and at The Opera Academy in Copenhagen. During his training he studied important roles of the baritone repertoire such as Tonio in I Pagliacci, Malatesta in Don Pasquale, Belcore in L’Elisir d’amore, the title role in Alban Berg’s Wozzeck, Ford in Falstaff, the title role in Eugen Onegin, Wolfram in Tannhäuser as well as all the major baritone roles by Mozart.
Early roles on the opera stage were Dandini in La Cenerentola, the Father in Hänsel und Gretel, Schaunard in La Bohème, Taddeo in L’Italiana in Algeri with conductor Giancarlo Andretta, Bottom in Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Royal Danish Opera, Morales in Lars Rudolfsson’s Carmen for Teater Hedeland in Denmark, and the double roles Sheringham/Walsingham in the world prémière of B Tommy Andersson’s opera William at The Vadstena Academy.
Daniel Hällström is often engaged as oratorio soloist with all the major works by Bach, Haydn and Händel, and for concert works such asBeethoven’s 9th Symphony and Lars-Erik Larsson’s Förklädd Gud. He has collaborated with conductors such as Giordano Bellincampi, Nicholas Braithwaite, Tobias Ringborg, Andrew Greenwood, Jan Wagner, Giancarlo Andretta, Ion Marin, Christian Badea and Andrew Manze.
During the season 2007/08 Daniel Hällström was a member of the ensemble of Oper Leipzig, where he sang roles such as Escamillo, Papageno, Belcore and Marcello. He was engaged by the Jyske Opera in Denmark where he performed roles such as Belcore (L’Elisir d’Amore), Fritz (Die tote Stadt) andLescaut (Manon Lescaut). In 2010 Daniel Hällström made his debut at the Malmo Opera, singing Father Truelove in Stravinsky’s The Rakes Progress. In spring 2011 he made his role début as Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia at Jyske Opera. This season he is engaged at Malmo Opera with parts such as Vidar in the modern première of Wilhelm Stenhammar’s opera Tirfing, and Morales in Carmen.
Future engagements include Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor and Il Conte Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro.