Per Håkan PRECHT  Tenor


'...Emotion was also Per Håkan Precht’ s strenght, who portrayed a Lenski, consumed with
jealousy and who knew how to vocally indulge the senses. ...'
Niederösterreichische Nachrichten

With Mahler’s VIII Symphony Per Håkan Precht gave his debut at the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra under the musical direction of Jukka Pekka Saraste in the season 2011/12. This very season he also portrayed WILSON in John Adams’ ‘Doctor Atomic’ at the Helsinki National Opera.

The Swedish tenor started his vocal studies in Stockholm and completed them at the National College of Operatic Art in Oslo.
Already during his studies he successfully performed such parts as ORMINDO in Cavalli’s ‚L’Ormindo’, FERRANDO in ‘Cosi fan tutte’ or DON OTTAVIO in ‘Don Giovanni’. In summer 2011 he celebrated great triumphs in this role at the Eutin Festival.
His first permanent engagement brought him to the Detmold City Theatre, where he sang such roles as CAMILLE DU ROSSILON, ALFREDO or the PRINCE in ‘Rusalka’. At the same time, he had guest performances at the Lubeck Theatre, a.o. as WERTHER

„Per Håkan Precht, guest from Sweden, who is in type the eternal student, Albert, representative of the vital bourgeoisie. Per Håkan Precht, who has a secure high note tenor voice, the future Heldentenor. ".

Soon he started an international career, which took him to the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Dusseldorf, the Nuremburg State Theatre, the Opera House Halle, the New Bergen Opera, the Linz Municipal Theatre (LENSKI in Eugen Onegin in a production of Uwe Laufenberg), the Kristiansund Opera House ( Norway ), the Stockholm Royal Opera, just to name a few…

The artist not just sings the Italian and French repertoire, he also shines in the German Fach. He made his debut as ERIK and as STEUERMANN in ‚Der Fliegende Holländer’ at the Gothenburg Opera. Recently, the versatile singer has been preparing for dramatic tenor roles like MAX, HANS, IDOMENEO…

In the season 11/12 Per Hakan Precht also portrayed DON JOSÉ with the Norrköping Orchestra in Sweden and in Stockholm. He sang the tenor soloist part in Mahlers VIII. Symphony in Stockholm. In August 2012 he was DON OTTAVIO at the sides of Hillevi Martinpelto as DONNA ANNA a the Stålboga Castle. Due to its tremendous succes this production was be played again in summer 2013. Beside, in 2013 he also portrayed ALFREDO in ‘La Traviata’ at the Detmold Theatre.

In the season 13/14 he sang Beethoven’s 9th symphony with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra under Vasily Petrenko and at the Bergen Festspeilhaus. At the Helsinki Natioanal Opera he could be seen again in ‘Die Tote Stadt’ and he was the KNIGHT SLAVOJ, in Dvorak’s opera ‘Wanda’ at the Osnabrück Theatre.

He will return to Osnabrück in the season 14/15 as DESPORTES in Manfred Gurlitt’s ‘Die Soldaten’.

In addition to Swedish, his mother tongue, Per-Håkan Precht is fluent in German, Italian, English and French.


Theater Lübeck - Carmina Burana - ERZÄHLER
… Per Hakan Precht as the narrator gives a marvellous performance.
The main role has the narrator. Per Hakan Precht excellently sings this part, with plenty of ornaments and powerful accents in his play..
HL live
Osnabruck Theatre - The Soldiers - DESPORTES
'Per-Hakan Precht is very convincing as the unscrupulous Desportes.'
'Equally delightful the Swedish tenor Per Hakan Precht's amusing portrayal of the icecold officer Desportes in the form of Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg. Very impressive both his vocal and his acting performance.'
Der neue Merker
'This wordl is dominated by characters like Desportes, who perfectly ressembles Karl-Theodor-Karl zu Guttenburg, sung with a brilliant tenor voice by Per-Hakan Precht '
'Per-Hakan Precht sings Desportes with a brilliant tenor voice,...'
Osnabruck City Theatre - Wanda - SLAVOJ
'The most brilliant vocal achievements came from two guests: the young swedish tenor Per Håkan Precht impressively sings and plays Slavoj - with heroic poses and a metallic voice... The exaltic audience rewarded all actors with long lasting applause, particularly cheering the two guests Per Håkan Precht and....'
Der Neue Merker, Udo Pacolt, May 2014
Per Håkan Precht is an excellent Slavoj, profoundly lyrical and yet robust.
Kultur extra
Bartosch-Edström Siegfried The Golden Ring
Donizetti Edgardo Lucia di Lammermoor
Dvorak The Prince Rusalka
Korngold Viktorin Die tote Stadt
Lehár Camille du Rossillon Die lustige Witwe
Mozart Ferrando Cosi fan de tutte
Puccini Cavaradossi Tosca
Puccini Edmondo Manon Lescaut
Rossini Eduardo La Cambiole di Matrimonio
Söderlind Svante Nilsson Sture Rose og Ravn
Tjajkovski Lenski Eugen Onegin
Verdi Alfredo La Traviata
Wagner Erik The Flying Dutchman
Wagner Lohengrin Lohengrin
Weber Max Der Freishütz
Wikström Marshall of the Court The Nightingale
Konzert Repertoire
Bach Christmas Oratorio  
Jensen Olavsoratorio Heimferd  
Mahler Symphony No 8  
Mahler Das Lied von der Erde  
Mozart C-minor Mass  
Rossini Stabat Mater - Petite messe Solenelle  
Schubert Eb-major Mass  
Verdi Requiem  
Osnabruck Theatre - The Soldiers - DESPORTES
Städtische Bühnen Osnabrück - Wanda - SLAVOJ - March 2014
Folkoperan - Lucia di Lammermoor - EDGARDO
Landestheater Detmold - La Traviata - ALFREDO
Folkoperan - Tosca - CAVARADOSSI