Lisbeth Balslev dansk wagnersångerska 1945-

Lisbeth Balslev dansk wagnersångerska - sopran Lisbeth Balslev dansk wagnersångerska - sopran

Lisbeth Balslev debuterede i 1976 på Det Kongelige Teater som Jaroslavna i Borodins Fyrst Igor. Hun var i 1979-83 fast tilknyttett Statsoperaen i Hamburg, og har siden gæsteoptrådt over hele verden. Bl.a. på La Scala i Milano, i Wien, Paris, Berlin München, Moskva,Tokyo og Hongkong. Ved Wagner-festspillene i Bayreuth sang hun i syv sæsoner Senta i Den flyvende hollænder.

Lisbeth Balslev dansk wagnersångerska 1945-

Hun har medvirket i den komplette opførelse af Ringen i Århus. Balslev har sunget Elsa i Lohengrin,Isolde og Kundry i Parsifal ved talrige lejligheder.

Foruden Wagners heltinder har hun har også sunget de dramatiske hovedpartier i operaer af Strauss, Puccini, Verdi, Tjajkovskij og Janacek.

I sæsonen 1997/98 sang Lisbeth Balslev Ortrud i Lohengrin for første gang på Det Kongelige Teater, og i august 1998 sang hun for første gang og med stor succes titelpartiet i Richard Strauss’ Elektra på Den Jyske Opera.

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Lisbeth Balslev (born 21 February 1945) is a Danish operatic soprano with an international career, especially in Wagnerian operas.

Balslev was born in Aabenraa and originally trained as a nurse. She then studied singing, first at the Academy of Music and Music Communication in Esbjerg, then at the opera academy of the Royal Danish Theaterin Copenhagen. In 1976, she made her debut at the Royal Danish Theater as Yaroslavna in Prince Igor.

After two years, Balslev left the Royal Danish Theater and had her international breakthrough as Senta in Harry Kupfer’s staging of Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer at the 1978 Bayreuth Festival.  From 1979 to 1983 she sang at the Hamburg State Opera, after which she has worked freelance at La Scala, the Vienna State Opera and Bayreuth among others.

Orpanages in Romania

In addition to her professional work, Balslev was in 1992 among the founders of an organization which supports orphanages in Romania and provides summer and Christmas vacations for the children.

Balslev has received several awards and honors, including Tagea Brandt Rejselegat (1996) and the Reumert Prize, of which she was the first recipient (1999). In 1993, she was made a Dame of the Order of the Dannebrog.

Bayreuth Festspiele

Balslev sjöng Senta i Den Flygande holländaren i Bayreuth 1978-1986 och Gutrune i Ragnarök ett år

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