Jensen, Sofie - Soprano

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Jensen, Sofie Soprano
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Jensen, Sofie Soprano
Jensen, Sofie Soprano


Sofie Jensen's rich lyric voice, brilliant musicianship and captivating stage presence have placed her at the forefront of the younger generation of Scandinavian singers.
The 2024/25 season sees two role debuts at the Royal Danish Opera, with Contessa (Le nozze di Figaro) and Eva (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg), which follow outstanding reviews in the past two seasons for Tatyana (Eugene Onegin), Marguerite (Faust), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) and Mimi (La Boheme) at the same theatre.
Earlier seasons at the company have included Vixen (Cunning Little Vixen), Fiordiligi (Cosi fan Tutte), Micaëla (Carmen), Gilda (Rigoletto) and Juliette (Roméo et Juliette), as well as concert performances in Denmark of Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel) and Valencienne (The Merry Widow).
A brilliant interpreter of new music and works of the 20th century, Jensen premiered the role of Gerda in Hans Abrahamsen's Snow Queen for the Royal Danish Opera and the Bayerische Staatsoper and has performed Abrahamsen’s Let me Tell You in both concert and television broadcast. She performed the Maid in Thomas Adès' Powder her Face and Beatriz in his The Exterminating Angel.
In addition to the Bayerische Staatsoper, Jensen’s recent travels include Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus) at the Konzert Theater Bern, and concerts with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra Gorecki's 3rd Symphony and at the Kirsten Flagstad festival. She appears throughout Scandinavia performing the major oratorios of Bach, Händel, Mozart and Haydn. As an active song performer, this season she is part of the Scandinavian premiere of Songfest by Bernstein with the Copenhagen Philharmonic, and maintains and active recital schedule, with yearly concerts at the Copenhagen Opera Festival and contributions to the recording project of the complete songs of Peter Heise.
Jensen is a winner of the Junior Sonning prize, a recipient of the Danish Culture Minister's award, and was recently made a Knight of the Order of Dannebrog.