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My third Herodias this spring took place when I jumped in at Bergen International Festival.
It was a pure pleasure to work with my collegues, the orchestra and Edward Gardner. I had time for a hike in the mountains too.
HERODIAS WITH STAGE DIRECTOR CHRISTOF LOY
AT HELSINKI OPERA
DEBUT AS KABANICHA AT KOMISCHE OPER IN BERLIN
Some job offers you cant turn down. I was on my way from IKEA when my agent called and asked if I could jump in as Kabanicha that evening.
I had not yet sung it but was learning it. After four hours of coaching I turned on the lights on the music stand and started to sing.
Summer 2020 I sat down with a reporter to talk about how I ended up being an opera singer and what drives me as an artist. It started with a bachelor in marketing and economics.
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ERDA IN SIEGFRIED WITH
BELGRADE PHILARMONIC ORCHESTRA
A week after my debut as Erda at Oper Leipzig I got a call to jump in with Belgrade philarmonic orchestra and conductor Gabriel Feltz.
Hard at work with Wotan in the picture.
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AN ERDA WITH DIGNITY
AND A MYSTICAL SOUND
Karin Lovelius makes her role debut as Erda with dignity and an almost mysical sound in dialogue with Der Wanderer.
A jewel in the production.
TO THE REVIEW
It started as an exchange between australian and swedish musicians and developed into a project about climate change. The newly founded Ensemble Mykorrhiza commissioned two pieces for a series of concerts from australian composer Andrew Ford and swedish composer Emmy LIndström;
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A HERODIAS FULL OF HATE AND ANXIETY
You cant sing or act any better than this; the way Michael Weinius as Herodes and Karin Lovelius as Herodias fills every gesture, every note, every look and every step with hate, cynicism, greed and anxiety and contempt for mankind in a preoccupied self. It is music theatre at the peak of what is possible because their art of expression gives the music and the theatre equal weight
Peter Korfmacher, LVZ 2017