Inger Dam-Jensen Danish soprano

Inger Dam-Jensen Danish soprano

Winner of the coveted Cardiff Singer of the World Competition in 1993, Inger Dam-Jensen has established herself as a soprano of the highest calibre, both in concert and on the operatic stage.

Inger Dam-Jensen Danish soprano

An outstanding performer on the concert platform, Inger Dam-Jensen core repertoire focuses on the Romantic period, including Mahler Des Knaben Wunderhorn, Symphony No.2 and Symphony No.4, Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis and ninth symphony, Strauss Brentano Lieder and Brahms Requiem. She has performed with orchestras around the world including the New York Philharmonic, the Philharmonia Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Tivoli Symphony Orchestra, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Netherlands Philharmonic,
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and has worked under many notable conductors such as Christoph von Dohnányi, Sir Colin Davies, Xian Zhang, James Conlon, Edo de Waart,Thomas Dausgaard, Herbert Blomstedt, Jesus Lopez-Cobos, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Ernesto Martinez-Isquierdo, Claus Peter Flor, Bernard Haitink and Vassily Sinaisky.

Inger Dam-Jensen operatic roles include Pamina Die Zauberflöte Opera Bastille; Despina Così Fan Tutte, Blondchen Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail, Lisa La Sonnambula for the Royal Opera, Covent Garden; Sifare Mitridate for Geneva Opera; and Michaela Carmen. At home in Denmark with Royal Danish Opera, roles include Fiordiligi Cosi fan Tutte, Juliette Romeo et Juliette, Liu Turandot, Cleopatra Giulio Cesare, Zdenka Arabella, Ophelia Hamlet, Norina Don Pasquale, Sophie Der Rosenkavalier, Adina L’elisir d’amore, Susanna Le Nozze di Figaro, Musetta La Bohème, Gilda Rigoletto, Donna Anna Don Giovanni, Lucia Lucia di Lammermoor, Violetta LaTraviata, Michaela Carmen and title role in Partenope.

Her discography includes Peer Gynt for Teldec; Solomon under Paul McCreesh for DGG, Ein Deutsches Requiem for Chandos and a selection of Carl Nielsen songs for DaCapo; the latter received the Gramophone award for Best Vocal Recording that year. The Royal Danish Opera’s production of Giulio Cesare is available on DVD for Harmonia Mundi and her first solo album of songs by Richard Strauss has just been released.

In season 18/19 Inger Dam-Jensen will be engaged with Malmö Opera to perform the inaugural premiere of Bo Holten’s SCHLAGT SIE TOT.

Inger Dam-Jensen began her formal music education at the Royal Danish Academy of Music before moving to the Danish Opera School in 1990 to study with Professor Kirsten Buhl Møller.

Experienced performances

Opera Roll Operahus Datum
Rigoletto Gilda Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 21.1.2003
Julius Caesar Cleopatra Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 7.3.2005
Aida En prästinna Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 3.5.2005
Don Juan Donna Anna Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 9.1.2007
Lucia di Lammermoor Lucia Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 20.5.2007
Partenope Partenope Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 11.10.2008
Romeo och Julia Julia Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 2.3.2011
Romeo och Julia Julia Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 29.3.2011
Cosi fan tutte Fiordiligi Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 11.10.2011
Parsifal Blomsterflicka Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 22.3.2012
Messias Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 12.9.2012
Falstaff Nanetta Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 19.10.2013
Rusalka En skogsnymf Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 25.11.2013
Maskerade Leonora Den Kongelige Opera i Köpenhamn 18.3.2015
Don Juan Donna Anna Den Ny Opera (Folketeatret) 1.9.2016
Schlagt sie tot Barbara Cranach Malmö Opera 13.5.2019

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