Agnes Thorsteins, Mezzosoprano, graduated in both vocal- and piano studies from the Musikschool in Garðabær, Iceland in the spring of 2009. Life led her to Vienna, Austria where she finished with distinction in the spring of 2016 and was accepted into Masters. Agnes took a break from her studies after receiving a contract for the Operastudio Niederrhein from combined theaters Krefeld and Mönchengladbach. Among roles, mainly sung on the operatic stage, include Orfeo from C.W.v. Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice, Hansel from E. Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, Carmen from G. Bizet's Carmen, Lola from P. Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana, Marcellina and Cherubino from Le nozze di Figaro as well as Sesto from La clemenza di Tito from W. A. Mozart. Awards and scholarships include the Grand Prix of the International Competition in Cyprus, Scholarship of Marino Petursson, Outstanding Musician Scholarship from the Arts- and Culture Management in Kopavogur as well as the famous Bayreuth-Scholarship from the Wagnerband of Iceland now in 2018. Agnes competed in the world-renowned Competition Hans Gabor Belvedere in June 2018 and made it to the Semifinals among 62 others out of 1123 competitors in all rounds.