Erika Gundesen


Pianist and Conductor

ARCT, BMus, MPerf, ArtDip


Erika is currently an Emerging Artist at Scottish Opera, and has also worked with Opera Loki and the Guildhall Opera Department as a repetiteur and assistant conductor, with particular specialization in contemporary repertoire.  She was a National Opera Studio Young Artist in 2017.  A selection of scenes and operas performed are outlined below.



Bizet Carmen, Britten Albert Herring, Britten Owen Wingrave, Debussy Pelléas et Mélisande, Donizetti L’elisir d’amore, Donizetti Maria Stuarda, Handel Ariodante, Handel Giulio Cesare, Handel Rodelinda, Korngold Die tote stadt, Massenet Chérubin, Massenet Manon, Massenet Werther, Mozart Die Zauberflöte, Mozart Don Giovanni, Mozart Idomeneo, Prokofiev War and Peace, Puccini Gianni Schicchi, Puccini La bohème, Puccini La rondine, Rossini Il barbiere di siviglia, Rossini La Cenerentola, Stravinsky The Rake’s Progress, Tchaikovsky Cherevichki, Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin 



Verdi: Rigoletto (Scottish Opera)

Theatre Royal Glasgow, 2018, Repetiteur


Peter Davis: The Perfect Opera (GSMD Composition)

Lecture Recital Room, 2018, Conductor/Compere


Brian Hosefros: The Hummingbird (GSMD Opera Makers)

Milton Court Studio Theatre, 2017, Asst. Conductor


Julian Phillips: The Tale of Januarie (GSMD Opera)

Silk Street Theatre, 2017, Asst. Conductor


Mozart: Così fan tutte (Opera Loki)

Upstairs at the Gatehouse, 2016, Repetiteur


Rhiannon Randle: Door (GSMD Opera Makers)

Milton Court Studio Theatre, 2016, Repetiteur


Martinů: Ariane (GSMD Opera)

Silk Street Theatre, 2016, Repetiteur


Britten: The Rape of Lucretia (GSMD Opera)

Silk Street Theatre, 2016, Repetiteur