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The young Norwegian mezzo-soprano Ingeborg Gillebo studied at the Norwegian Academy of Music and at the Opera Academy in Copenhagen where she studied with Professor Susanna Eken.

In the summer of 2010 she participated in Academie européenne de musique at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. In 2010 she also made her debut at the Royal Danish Opera as Margret in WOZZECK and at the Norwegian National Opera as Cherubino in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO.

Since then she has appeared in opera houses and festivals such as the Metropolitan Opera, Opernhaus Zurich, Theater an der Wien, Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse, Opéra Royal de Versailles, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Bayreuth Festival, Drottningholm Festival Stockholm and most frequently; the Norwegian National Opera. She has also appeared at the Richard Tucker Gala in New York.

Her roles include Mélisande in PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE, Nicklausse in LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN, Hänsel in HÄNSEL UND GRETEL, Annio in LA CLEMENZA DI TITO, Cherubino in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Dorabella in COSÍ FAN TUTTE, 2:nd Lady in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE, Rosina in IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA, Costanza in Haydn’s L’ISOLA DISABITATA, Zélis in Liszt’s DON SANCHE and Flower-maiden, Esquire and Voice from above in PARSIFAL.

A much sought-after concert singer; Ingeborg Gillebo’s repertoire include works by Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Grieg.

She has worked with conductors such as Rinaldo Alessandrini, Christian Badea, Fabio Biondi, Michael Boder, Daniele Callegari, Attilio Cremonesi, Jonathan Darlington, Thomas Dausgaard, John Helmer Fiore, Ivan Fischer Georg Fritzsch, Hartmut Haenchen, Robert Horwath, Markus Lahtinen, James Levine, Marc Minkowski, Henrik Nánási, Andris Nelsons, Sir Robert Norrington, Stefan Parkman, Andrew Parrott, Vasily Petrenko, George Petrou, Laurent Pillot, Stefano Rabaglia, Sir Simon Rattle, Patrik Ringborg, Tobias Ringborg, Alexander Shelley, Peter Szilvay and Emmanuel Villaume.

2016 included Cherubino in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO at Opéra Royal de Versailles as well as at Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse and at the Norwegian National Opera, Flower-maiden in PARSIFAL at the Bayreuth Festival, Dorabella in COSÍ FAN TUTTE at the Norwegian National Opera, Beethoven’s SYMPHONY NO 9 with Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Beethoven’s MISSA SOLEMNIS as well as Bach’s CHRISTMAS ORATORIO with Trondheim Symphony Orchestra and a Gala Concert in Bonn for the DEUTSCHE AIDS-STIFTUNG.

In the autumn of 2017 she returned to the Metropolitan Opera New York as Hänsel in Humperdinck’s HÄNSEL UND GRETEL. Other engagements in 2017 included Mélisande in Debussy’s PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE at the Norwegian National Opera, Cherubino in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO at Opéra Royal de Versailles as well as at Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse.

2018 has so far included 1st. Esquire and Flower-maiden in Wagner’s PARSIFAL in Baden-Baden as well as in Berlin with the Berliner Philharmoniker. She has also sung concerts of Mendelssohn’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM with the Berliner Philharmoniker. In Oslo she sang her first Verdi’s REQUIEM with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra.

September 2018

Grieg – SONGS
Gjøvik
Einar Steen Nøkleberg, piano

Mahler, Beethoven, Dvorak, Berg, Schönberg, Korngold – SONGS
Risør
Martin Helmchen, leader

Mozart – REQUIEM
Bergen
Eivind Gullberg Jensen, conductor

Mozart – REQUIEM
Salzburg
Andrew Manze, conductor / Camerata Salzburg

Respighi – LAUDA PER LA NATIVITA DEL SIGNORE
Bergen
Kjetil Almenning, conductor

OPERA GALA
Tromsø, Hammerfest, Sortland, Leknes, Bodø
Eivind Gullberg Jensen, conductor / Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra

Gounod – FAUST / Siebel
Trondheim
Anja Bilhmaier, conductor / Trondheim Symphony Orchestra & Opera

Beethoven – SYMPHONY NO. 9
Bergen
Ed Gardner, conductor / Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

OPERA CONCERT
Kristiansand
Peter Szilvay, conductor / Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra

Mozart – LE NOZZE DI FIGARO / Cherubino
Norwegian National Opera
NN, conductor

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

Mozart – CARMEN / Carmen
Norwegian National Opera
NN, conductor

MOZART – Requiem
Oslo
Peter Szilvay, conductor / Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

September 2018

Ingeborg Gillebo studerte ved Norges Musikkhøgskole og ved Operaakademiet i København.

Hun gjorde sin operadebut på Det Kongelige Teater i København i 2010 som Margret in Wozzeck. Kort tid etter gjorde hun sin debut på Den Norske Opera som Cherubino i Le nozze di Figaro og har siden opptrådt ved en rekke ledende operahus og festivaler, som Metropolitan Opera i New York, Oper Zürich, Theater an der Wien, Theater Kiel, Festival d’Aix en Provence, Flanders Festival Antwerp, Drottningholms-festivalen i Stockholm og Richard Wagners egen festival, Bayreuth Festivalen.

Hun er en meget etterspurt konsertsangerinne og blant høydepunkter kan nevnes en konsert til ære for Placido Domingo i Amsterdam, opptreden på den årlig Richard Tucker-gallaen i Carnegie Hall i New York, Mozarts c-moll messe med Orchestre de Chambre de Paris og en konsertant fremføring av Wagners opera Parsifal med City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

I august 2011 vant hun 2. plass i Dronning Sonja Internasjonale Musikkonkurranse og i juni 2015 representerte hun Norge i verdens største sangkonkurranse; BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.

Ingeborg Gillebo har samarbeidet med dirigenter som Christian Badea, Fabio Biondi, Michael Boder, Daniele Callegari, Jonathan Darlington, John Helmer Fiore, Hartmut Haenchen, James Levine, Marc Minkowski, Henrik Nánási, Andris Nelsons, Sir Robert Norrington, Vasily Petrenko, George Petrou, Karl-Heinz Steffens, Peter Szilvay og Emmanuel Villaume.

Fremtidige engasjementer inkluderer opptredener på Den Norske Opera, Metropolitan Opera, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden og konserter med Berliner Philharmoniker.

December 2017