Production team


Lorenzo Coladonato


Born in Italy, Lorenzo studied piano, composition, and conducting at the Verdi-Conservatoire in Milano. After his graduation he started out as a pianist and coach in Zürich, where he also made his debut as an Opera Conductor.
After nine years in Zürich he became the Chief Conductor for Baden-Baden’s Philharmonic Orchestra, where he also conducted opera. Since then he has been the Chief Conductor at State Opera in Mersin, Turkey.

Some of the other orchestras he has worked with as a Guest Conductor include Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Zurich Opera House Orchestra, Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, Musikkollegium Winterthur, Symphony Orchestra of New Russia – Moscow, the National Philharmonic of Russia, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie, Norddeutsche Philharmonie – Rostock, Rheinische Philharmonie Koblenz, Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie – Konstanz, China National Centre for Performing Arts Orchestra – Beijing.

Tosca, La Bohéme, Don Carlo, Macbeth, Eugen Onegin, La Sonnambula and Turandot are operas on his repertoire, but also unusal works like Genoveva by Robert Schumann.
Lorenzo has conducted at many opera festivals in the past, but The Magic Flute was his debut at Opera på Skäret.


Alexander Niclasson

Director and artistic leader

Studied at The Royal Danish Music Conservatoire and the Stockholm Opera. Private singing studies for Sonny E Peterson and Nicolai Gedda. Has sung roles at Folk Opera, Vadstena Academy, Drottningholm Castle Theater and Läckö Castle Opera. He is one of the country’s foremost Bach tenors and often evangelist in both the John and Matthew Passions. Has been working at Opera på Skäret since its beginning and has directed La Boheme, La Traviata, Il Tabarro, Il Barbiere di Siviglia and the Swedish Kronofogdarne and Slåtterölet, to which he also wrote a new libretto.

Sven Östberg


ven Östberg has been the scenographer for most of the operas here at Opera på Skäret; Aida, Carmen, Lucia di Lammermoor, Barberaren i Sevilla, La Traviata , The Flying Dutchman, Madama Butterfly, Don Carlo and The Magic Flute.

He has also been a Director, Revue Writer, Circus Artist and Principal at Wendelsbergs Folkhögskola, where he teaches actors.


Sigyn Stenquist


Set Designer, Costume Designer and Décor Painter who works in the UK, Denmark and Hong Kong. In Sweden she has worked at Riksteatern, Cirkus Cirkör, and Teater3 to mention a few. She has a wide range of design experience and has worked in theatre, circus, dance, opera and advertising.

She has previously done the costume design for La Bohéme, Carmen, Don Carlo and The Magic Flute at Opera på Skäret.


Caroline Romare



Stephanie Metzner

Peruk & mask


Kevin Wyn-Jones


He has been the Lighting Master at Folkoperan from 1998-2004, while also working at other theatres and opera houses in Sweden and Europe. He is often hired at opera houses in countries like Belarus, Ukraine, Lithuania, Germany and Poland.

At Opera på Skäret he has been the Lighting Designer for Lucia di Lammermoor, Barber of Seville, La Traviata, The Flying Dutchman, Madama Butterfly, Don Carlo and The Magic Flute.


Bengt-Åke Lundin



Stefan Lindgren



Mats Johansson



Amandus Lindblad