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The young Norwegian soprano Caroline Wettergreen studied at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo and at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen.

Opera engagements have included La Fée in Massenet’s CENDRILLON at Komische Oper Berlin, Adelaide in LULU and Serpetta in LA FINTA GIARDINIERA at the Norwegian National Opera, Queen of the night in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE and Frasquita in CARMEN at the Ringsaker Opera, Papagena in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE and Vespetta in Scarlatti’s DOVE AMORE E GELOSIA at the Kristiansund Opera, Susanna in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO with Opera Trondelag and Madame Herz in DER SCHAUSPIELDIREKTOR with OperaKysten,

As a concert-singer she has appeared in works by Bach, Fauré, Handel, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Schubert and Villa-Lobos. She is especially sought-after for Brahms’ EIN DEUTSCHES REQUIEM, Orff’s CARMINA BURANA and Solveig in Grieg’s PEER GYNT, which she has also performed in Berlin with the Berliner Symphoniker.

She has worked with conductors such as Benjamin Bayl, Manlio Benzi, Antonio Fogliani, Julia Jones, Eun Sun Kim, Christian Kluxen, Christopher Moulds, Henrik Nánási, Kirill Petrenko, Dalia Stasevska, Markus Stenz, Peter Szilvay, Thomas Søndergaard, Constantin Trinks, Duncan Ward and Ryan Wigglesworth.

In July 2017 she sang the world-premiere of Hans Abrahamsen’s TWO INGER CHRISTENSEN-SONGS at the Bayerische Staatsoper München with the conductor Kirill Petrenko. In October 2017 she stepped in and sang Queen of the night in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden. In December 2017 she sang Gretel in HÄNSEL UND GRETEL at the Bayerische Staatsoper München.

Other engagements in 2017 included 1st Lady in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE at the Norwegian National Opera, Gilda in RIGOLETTO at Oslo Opera Festival, Queen of the night in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE with Opera East and an opera gala with Trondheim Symphony Orchestra.

2018 included the title role in LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, Zerlina in DON GIOVANNI and Bjartalv in Irgens-Jensen’s HEIMFERD at the Norwegian National Opera, La Fée in Massenet’s CENDRILLON with Glyndebourne on Tour, Gilda in RIGOLETTO with Oslo Summer Opera, concerts of Hans Abrahamsen’s TWO INGER CHRISTENSEN-SONGS in Copenhagen and a recital of songs by Clara and Robert Schumann at the Kirsten Flagstad Festival in Hamar.

2019 has started with Blonde in DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL at the Bayerische Staatsoper München, Königin der Nacht in Mozart’s DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE at Glyndebourne Festival, at the BBC Proms as well as at the Norwegian National Opera, Mahler’s SYMPHONY NO. 4 with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Johanna Barker in Sondheim’s SWEENEY TODD with Bergen National Opera.

November 2019

Abrahamsen – THE SNOW QUEEN / Princess
Bayerische Staatsoper München
Cornelius Meister, conductor

Orff – CARMINA BURANA
Oslo
Dalia Stasevska, conductor / Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Beethoven – CHRISTUS AM ÖLBERGE / Seraph
Bergen
Fabio Biondi, conductor / Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

RECITAL
Bergen International Festival
Christian Grøvlen, piano

Mahler – SYMPHONY NO. 8 / Soprano 3
Bayerische Staatsoper München
Kirill Petrenko, conductor

Mozart – DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE / Königin der Nacht
Royal Danish Opera
NN, conductor

Braunfels – DIE VÖGEL / Nachtigall
Bayerische Staatsoper München
Ingo Metzmacher, conductor

Verdi – UN BALLO IN MASCHERA / Oscar
Norwegian National Opera
NN, conductor

November 2019

Den unge norske sopranen Caroline Wettergreen studerte ved Musikkhøgskolen i Oslo og ved Opera-akademiet i København.

Hun har raskt etablert seg som en av Norges mest etterspurte sangere, både i Norge og i internasjonalt.

Ved Den Norske Opera har hun blant annet sunget tittelrollen i LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, Zerlina i DON GIOVANNI og Nattens Dronning og 1. Dame i TRYLLEFLØYTEN.

Hun har gjort Nattens Dronning i TRYLLEFLØYTEN både med Opera Østfold og Ringsakeroperaen, Frasquita i CARMEN med Ringsakeroperaen og Susanna i FIGAROS BRYLLUP med Opera Trøndelag

På internasjonale scener har hun sunget Gretel i Humperdincks HÄNSEL UND GRETEL og Blonde i BORTFØRELSEN FRA SERAILLET ved Bayerische Staatsoper München, La Fée i Massenets CENDRILLON ved Komische Oper Berlin og med Glyndebourne on Tour, og Nattens Dronning i TRYLLEFLØYTEN ved Royal Opera House Covent Garden og Glyndebourne Festival.

Som konsert-sanger har hun fremført verker av Bach, Brahms, Fauré, Handel, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Orff, Schubert og Villa-Lobos. I mai 2015 sang hun Solveig i PEER GYNT med Berliner Symphoniker og i juli 2017 sang hun ur-fremførelsen av Hans Abrahamsens TWO INGER CHRISTENSEN-SONGS ved Bayerische Staatsoper München, dirigert av Kirill Petrenko, påtroppende sjefsdirigent for Berliner Philharmoniker.

Fremtidige høydepunkter inkluderer Princess i Hans Abrahamsens THE SNOW QUEEN og Nachtigall i Braunfels DIE VÖGEL, begge ved Bayerische Staatsoper München.

September 2019