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The young Norwegian soprano Beate Mordal studied at the Institute for Music in Trondheim and at the Royal Danish Opera Academy in Copenhagen.

Already during her studies she appeared in opera production with roles such as Susanna in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Titania in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Rossignol in Stravinsky’s LE ROSSIGNOL and Suor Dolcina in SUOR ANGELICA. She graduated from the Royal Danish Opera Academy in 2015

Early assignments included The Rooster in THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN and Papagena in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE at the Royal Danish Opera.

In the summer of 2016 she participated in the Academy training program at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. She was selected to sing Lena in Ana Sokolović’s opera SVADBA, which was performed in the opera houses in Nantes and Angers. She also sang Susanna in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO at Longborough Opera Festival and Waldvogel in SIEGFRIED with Odense Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Alexander Vedernikov

She has quickly become a much sought-after concert singer, appearing in an unusually varied repertoire.

She has worked with conductors and directors such as Marc Albrecht, Giordano Bellincampi, Sébastien Boin, Thomas Guthrie, Terje Boye Hansen, Robert Houssart, Rory McDonald, Dàirine Ni Mheadra, Frans Rasmussen, Kjell Seim, Per Kristian Skaldstad, Peter Spissky, Thomas Søndergaard and Alexander Vedernikov.

The season 2017/18 included Pamina in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE with Opera Østfold as well as at the Longborough Opera Festival, Frasquita in CARMEN in Kristiansund and Sandefjord, arias by Telemann and cantatas by Bach, as well as Handel’s Messiah in Copenhagen with Camerata Øresund, arias by Handel and Mozart in Ålesund, a recital in Aix en Provence with the pianist Nicolas Royer, and she had the prestigious assignment to sing at the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in Oslo.

The season 2018/19 has started with Najade in ARIADNE AUF NAXOS at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence.

September 2018

Sibelius, Grieg, Rangström, Heyse – SONGS
Gloppen Chamber Music Festival
Håvard Gimse, piano / Gloppen Festival Orchestra

Boccherini – STABAT MATER
Miramar, La Roque d’Anthéron, Marseille, Nice
Céline Frisch / Pablo Valetti, musical leaders / Ensemble Café Zimmermann

Bizet – CARMEN / Michaëla
Bergen National Opera
Stephen Higgins, conductor

Haydn – MISSA IN TEMPORE BELLI (Paukenmesse)
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Kjetil Almenning, conductor

Bernstein – CANDIDE, PETER PAN, WEST SIDE STORY (excerpts)
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Ingar Bergby, conductor

Bernstein – WONDERFUL TOWN / Eileen Sherwood
Royal Danish Opera
Joana Carneiro, conductor

Per Kristian Skalstad, conductor

Bergen National Opera
Stephen Higgins, musical leader

Mozart – COSÌ FAN TUTTE / Despina
Oper Kysten
NN, musical leader

R. Strauss – ARIADNE AUF NAXOS / Najade
Théâtre des Champs Elysées
Jérémie Rhorer, conductor

Trondheim Symphony Orchestra
Gregor Bühl, conductor

Mozart – LA CLEMENZA DI TITO / Servilia
Bergen National Opera
Jan Willem de Vriend, conductor

R. Strauss – ARIADNE AUF NAXOS / Najade
Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg
NN, conductor

September 2018