Sofia Fomina, Marianne Beate Kielland & Russell Braun perform Mahler with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Sofia Fomina, Marianne Beate Kielland and Russell Braun joins Fabio Luisi and the Danish National Symphony Orchestra for two performances of Mahler Symphony No.8 on 31 August and 1 September.
A regular performer of Mahler’s Symphonies, this season Fomina joined the London Philharmonic Orchestra to perform Mahler’s Symphony No.8 in London and Mahler’s Symphony No.4 in London, Madrid, Valencia, Alicante, New York and Dresden. She also made her debut with the Orchestra of Teatro Real by performing Mahler’s Symphony No.2. Other recent highlights include Olympia Les contes d’Hoffmann at Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Marzelline in a concert performance of Fidelio with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Blondchen Die Enführung aus dem Serail at Bayerische Staatsoper and a role and house debut as Berthe Le prophète at Theatre du Capitole Toulouse.
Future highlights include a role and house debut as Rosina Il barbiere di Siviglia at Seattle Opera, Musetta La bohème at Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Gilda Rigoletto at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and numerous appearance at Bayerische Staatsoper: Adele Die Fledermaus, Oscar Un ballo in maschera, Arabella Die Fiakiermilli and Angelica in a new production of Haydn’s Orlando Paladino.
Kielland has recently received acclaim for her newly released disc of Mozart lieder entitled Whispering Mozart, and for her recent performances at the Oslo Chamber Music Festival and with the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Highlights of the coming season include Bach Christmas Oratorio with the Gulbenkian Orchestra, Mendelssohn Symphony No.2 and Beethoven Symphony No.9 with the Calgary Philharmonic, and Dido and Aeneas with the Netherlands Bach Society.
Braun begins a busy season of work in North America, including Golaud Pelleas et Melisande for Cincinnati Symphony, Figaro Il barbiere di Siviglia for Calgary Opera, Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem for Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and Mahler Symphony No.8 for Montreal Symphony. He can also be seen as Alfred III in Der Besuch der Alten Dame for Theater an der Wien in early 2018.
Marianne Beate Kielland joins Intermusica for general management
Intermusica is delighted to welcome Norwegian mezzo-soprano Marianne Beate Kielland for general management.
Marianne Beate Kielland has established as one of the foremost singers of Scandinavia, and is one of few Norwegian singers to have received a Grammy nomination. The versatile singer started her international career as an ensemble member of the Staatsoper Hannover, and since then she has been working frequently with leading orchestras and ensembles and enjoying a vast concert repertoire spanning from early 17th century works to Classical, Romantic and the contemporary eras. She has already made more than 40 recordings to date and in 2012 she was nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Classical Vocal Solo category for the album VESLEMØY SYNSK, which features works by composers Edvard Grieg and Olav Anton Thommesen.
Highlights in 16/17 season include Beethoven Missa Solemnis with the 18th Century Orchestra on tour to the Netherlands, Beethoven Symphony No.9 with the Bergen Philharmonic, Handel Messiah with Malmö Symphony, Bach St John Passion with Oslo Philharmonic, St Matthew Passion with BBC Philharmonic, and Haydn Seven Last Words with L'Orchestre de Chambre de Genève.