Johannes Pessi

Johannes Pessi is a Finnish baritone born in 1993. He is currently completing his Master’s at the Sibelius Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki. His roles include Eisenstein in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus (Sataooppera, 2023), Papageno in Mozart’s The Magic Flute (Musiikkitalo, Helsinki, 2022), Zupan in Kálmán’s Gräfin Mariza (Operart, 2022), and Filippo in Rossini’s La Gazzetta (Musiikkitalo, Helsinki, 2022). Lied and concert performances include Sibelius’ 7 Lieder op. 13, Schumann’s Dichterliebe, Poulenc’s Le bal masqué, Bach’s Cantatas BWV 81, 62, 61, 212, and 211, and concerts with orchestras such as Pori Sinfonietta, Lohja City Orchestra and the Sibelius Academy orchestra.

born in 1993



pianist: Tuula Hällström


Preliminary round

G.F. Handel

Alexander’s feast: Revenge, Timotheus cries

R. Schumann

Die beiden Grenadiere

W.A. Mozart

Le nozze di Figaro: Hai gia vinta la causa

P.I. Tchaikovsky

Den li tsarit Op. 47 No. 6


L. Madetoja

Yrtit tummat Op. 9, No. 1

Hymyi Hypnos Op. 9, No. 2

J. Sibelius

Hjärtats morgon Op. 13, No. 3

Våren flyktar hastigt Op. 13, No. 4

Drömmen Op. 13, No. 5

Till Friggan Op. 13, No. 6

Jägargossen Op. 13, No. 7

E. Rautavaara

Errichtet keinen Denkstein

E. W. Korngold

Die tote Stadt: Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen


R. Leoncavallo

Pagliacci: E fra quest’ansie

P. Mascagni

Le Maschere: Quella é una strada

Competition performances

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