Jenny Carlstedt


Jenny Carlstedt
The Finnish/Swedish mezzo-soprano Jenny Carlstedt has been a member of the Ensemble at Oper Frankfurt since 2002/03. Her roles here this season are Merope (Oedipe), Meg Page (Falstaff) - both new productions - Idamante (Idomeneo) and Miranda (The Tempest). During our 2012/13 season she enjoyed a great success with three new roles: the title role in a new production of Handel's Teseo in the Bockenheimer Depot, Erika in Barber's Vanessa and Lazuli in L’Étoile. She also sang in the world premiere of Sallinen's 5 Portraits of Women with the Radio-Sinfonieorchester in Helsinki and Ravel's Trois poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé at the Heidelberg Spring Festival conducted by Matthias Pintscher. Alongside her Mozart roles for the company, which have included Dorabella in Così fan tutte, Cherubino in Die Hochzeit des Figaro/Le nozze di Figaro, Sesto and Annio in La clemenza di Tito, she also sung Angelina (La Cenerentola), Diana (La Calisto), Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel), Tebaldo (Don Carlo), Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Smeton (Anna Bolena, in concert), La Muse / Nicklausse (Hoffmanns Erzählungen/The Tales of Hoffmann), Harper Pitt / Ethel Rosenberg (Eötvös’ Angels in America) and the Smith's Young Wife (Sallinen's Kullervo). Other roles in contemporary works have included the Female lead role in the world premiere of Lars Karlsson's Rödhamn at the Finnish National Opera in 2002, which was written for her. Other guest engagements in recent seasons have included Olga in Eugen Onegin, directed by Peter Konwitschny, at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen, Annio at the Theater an der Wien and Dorabella with Glyndebourne Touring Opera. Guest Engagements in 2014 include the Smith's Young Wife in Kullervo at the Savonlinna Opera Festival and Melisande (Pelléas et Mélisande) at Finnish National Opera in Helsinki.

Find out more about Jenny Carlstedt on her homepage.

Season 2013/2014

Giuseppe Verdi
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
George Enescu
Thomas Adès
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Aleksandra Kurzak (Soprano)
Eric Schneider (Piano)

Tuesday 11.06.2013 20:00 h
Opera House


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