Stig Andersen makes his Seattle Opera debut as Siegfried, a role he has sung in London, New York, Dresden, Berlin, Helsinki, Geneva, Lyon, Oslo, and Mannheim, among other cities. The Danish tenor has sung the Wagner title characters of Lohengrin, Tannhäuser, Parsifal, and Tristan, as well as Erik in Der fliegende Höllander, Siegmund in Die Walküre, and Walther von Stolzing in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg in opera houses throughout Europe. At the Royal Danish Opera, his roles have included the title role in Britten’s Peter Grimes and Verdi’s Otello, as well as Hermann in Tchaikovsky’s Pique Dame, Herod in Richard Strauss’s Salome, Florestan in Beethoven’s Fidelio, and Tamino in Mozart’s Zauberflöte. Andersen has performed in Zurich, Buenos Aires, Amsterdam, Madrid, Prague, Tokyo, Rome, Berlin, Houston, and Chicago, among others. Other roles for Andersen include Albrecht in Hindemith’s Mathis der Maler and the King of Naples in Thomas Adès’s Tempest. In 2008, Andersen directed Wagner’s Götterdämmerung in Esbjerg, Denmark, and he recently staged Tristan und Isolde at Royal Danish Opera, where he also sang the role of Tristan.