Bryndís Guðjónsdóttir



Icelandic soprano, Bryndís Guðjónsdóttir, recieved her Masters Degree in Opera Performance at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, summa cum laude in Austria, where she studied with Professor Michèle Crider, Alexander von Pfeil and Gernot Sahler. She received her Bachelors Degree, summa cum laude, from the Universität Mozarteum in 2019.

Prior to moving to Salzburg, Bryndís spent one year at the Iceland University of the Arts, where she worked with Thora Einarsdóttir, Kristinn Sigmundsson and Ólöf Kolbrún Harðardóttir. Bryndís is the recipient of several prizes. In  2021 Bryndís won the first prize in the Riccardo Zandonai competition in Garda, Italy and Danubia Talents Liszt Inernational Online Music Competition. She was the winner of the 2018 Young Soloists Competition in Iceland and the winner of the 2018 Duchek competition in Prague.

In 2022, she sang Pergolesis Stabat Mater and Vivaldis  Nulla In Mundo RV 630 in June in concerts in Lithuania under the baton of Christian Frattima. Bryndís sang the soprano solo in Orffs Carmina Burana in Liederhalle in Stuttgart in under the baton of Heiko Mathias Förster with the Prague Royal Philharmonic and in Harpa Concert Hall under the baton of Fjóla Kristín Nikulásdóttir. Bryndís operatic credits include Giulietta from Les contes d‘Hoffmann by J. Offenbach, Servilia from La clemenza di Tito by W.A. Mozart, Mrs. Julian from Owen Wingrave by Benjamin Britten, Königin der Nacht from Die Zauberflöte by W.A. Mozart, Belinda from Dido and Aeneas by H. Purcell, Venus from Venus and Adonis by J. Blow, Gilda from Rigoletto by G. Verdi and Oscar from Un Ballo in Maschera by G. Verdi.

In addition to opera, Bryndís has been heard as soloist in various concert performances. In December 2021 as a soloist with the Iceland Symphony Christmas Family Concert under the baton of Eva Ollikainen.

In 2019 she sang the Soprano Solo in Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 at Harpa Concert Hall in Iceland with conductor Daniel Raiskin and the Icelandic Youth Orchestra. 

In 2018, Bryndís performed as a featured soloist with the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Raiskin, at Harpa Concert Hall. Additionally, she performed Berio's song cycle, Folk Songs, under the baton of Michaelangelo Galeati at the Sala Santa Cecilia in Rome, at Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík, and at the Salurinn Concert Hall in Kópavogur, Iceland. In 2018 she sang in Gasteig in Munich with the Salzburg Orchester Solisten, conducted by Hansjörg Albrecht. Bryndís is a receipient of the Söngmenntasjóður Marínós Péturssonar scholarship, the Halldór Hansen scholarship, the Ingjaldssjóður scholarship,  Rotary scholarship from Iceland, Gianna Szel scholarshipin Austria, and the Richard Wagner Scholarship. Bryndís will sing this Decemeber arias in Auditorio Nacional de Musica in Madrid.

In 2023 Bryndís will sing the Queen of the Night/Die Zauberflöte with The Iceland Symphony Orchestra, Counegunde/Candide by L. Bernstein in Theater Kiel in Germany and sing the soprano solo in Carmina Burana by C. Orff in Stuttgart under the baton of Heiko Mathias Förster and PragueRoyal Philharmonic.