Fredrik Zetterström is one of Scandinavias leading baritones. He has been engaged by most Scandinavian opera companies, as well as the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York and at the Chicago Opera Theater.
Fredrik Zetterström has been noted for his performances in a wide range of roles from the baroque to the most contemporary operas. Among his extensive repertoire is Valentin in Faust, Alfio in Cavalleria Rusticana and Tonio in I Pagliacci (all at The Royal Danish Opera), Germont in La Traviata, Harlekin in Ariadne auf Naxos, Jago in Otello, Marcello in La Bohème, Il Conte Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro, Jochanaan in Salome, and Escobar in the world première of John Forsell’s Death and the maiden (all at the Malmoe Opera), Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Balstrode in Peter Grimes and Wozzeck (all at NorrlandsOperan), Don Profondo in Il Viaggio a Reims and Dr Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro at Chicago Opera Theater, Rigoletto, Escamillo in Carmen, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, Leporello in Don Giovanni, the Count in Le Nozze di Figaro, Pantalone in L’amour des trois Oranges, Schaunard in La Bohème, Don Pizzaro in Fidelio, Scarpia in Tosca, Eugene Onegin, Amfortas in Parsifal, Wotan in Rheingold and Wanderer in Siegfried.
Fredrik Zetterström is frequently engaged as a concert singer and has worked with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, the Norwegian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra and in Finland Turku Symphony Orchestra. He has performed in world premieres of works by the Swedish composers Daniel Börtz, Thomas Jennefelt, Sven-David Sandström, Knut Nystedt, Jonas Forsell and Karin Rehnqvist.