Mikael Horned, born in Linköping, Sweden, is looking to take his bachelor's degree at the University College of Opera in Stockholm (UCOS) in the spring of 2020.

During 2019, Mikael did an acclaimed portrayal of Pluto in G. P. Telemann's Orpheus at Vadstena-Akademien, which was followed by a production of Eugene Onegin at the Royal Swedish Opera House in Stockholm where he did the role of Zaretsky. 2020 will begin with a production of Falstaff in the role of Ford at the Opera House in Oslo under the direction of renowned director Stefan Herheim in a collaboration with Oslo Academy of the Arts.

Other merits include 2nd place in The Wagner Society of Gothenburg’s Singing Competition 2018, semifinalist in the Ottavio Ziino International Lyric Competition and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Chamber music at Mälardalen University in Västerås, Sweden, where he graduated in 2017.  


© Mikael Horned