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Erika Gundesen


Pianist and Conductor

ARCT, BMus, MPerf, ArtDip


Erika was a 2018 Emerging Artist at Scottish Opera, and has also worked with various smaller companies 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.  


Stuart MacRae: Anthropocene (Scottish Opera)

Theatre Royal Glasgow, 2019, Repetiteur


Verdi: Rigoletto (Scottish Opera)

Theatre Royal Glasgow, 2018, Repetiteur


Brian Hosefros/Leo Doulton: 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 and Pianist


Britten: The Rape of Lucretia (GSMD Opera)

Silk Street Theatre, 2016, Repetiteur





Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore 

Longborough Festival 2023, Assistant Conductor


Strauss: Salome

Royal Opera House, Repetiteur


Rossini: La donna del lago

Buxton Festival, Repetiteur


Stravinsky: Mavra

Royal Opera House, Linbury Theatre, Asst. Conductor


Offenbach: La princesse de Trebizonde

New Sussex Opera, 2021, Repetiteur/Deputy Conductor


Gilbert & Sullivan: The Gondoliers

Scottish Opera, 2021, Repetiteur

Doulton: Come Bargain With Uncanny Things

Tete-a-Tete Festival, 2021, Music Director


Humperdinck: Hansel and Gretel

Waterperry Opera, 2021, Repetiteur


Puccini: Gianni Schicchi (Online)

Random Opera, 2021, Music Director


Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (Online)

Theatre Royal Glasgow, 2021, Repetiteur and Actor

Weill: The Seven Deadly Sings/Mahagonny Songspiel (Online)

Royal Opera House, 2021, Assistant Conductor


David Matthews: Anna (Workshop)

National Opera Studio/Faber Music Ltd, 2020 and 2022, Repetiteur/Conductor


Lisa Logan: Silver Spoon (Workshop)

Keynote Opera Ltd, 2019, Repetiteur/Asst. Conductor


Offenbach: La Belle Helene

New Sussex Opera, 2019, Repetiteur


Anthony Bolton: The Life and Death of Alexander Litvinenko (Workshop)

Grange Park Opera, 2020, Repetiteur


Weill: Der Silbersee

English Touring Opera, 2019, Rehearsal Pianist


Peter Davis/Leo Doulton: The Perfect Opera 

Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Tete-a-Tete Festival, 2019


Mozart: The Magic Flute (Scottish Opera)

Theatre Royal Glasgow, 2019, Repetiteur and Glockenspiel


Janacek: Kat'a Kabanova (Scottish Opera)

Theatre Royal Glasgow, 2019, Repetiteur and Celeste


Puccini: La Boheme (Paisley Opera)

Paisley Opera, 2020, Rehearsal Pianist









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