Anne Margrethe Dahl, Soprano
Anne Margrethe Dahl is one of the leading sopranos in Denmark. For the last two decades she has impressed the audience with her deep quality of musicianship and virtuosity performed in an extremely broad repertoire which includes the big opera repertoire, oratorios, lieder and contemporary music.
Born in Norway the singer has been educated at the Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen, and made her stage début in 1991 as Donna Anna with the Aarhus Summer Opera. From 1991 to 1999 she appeared regularly with the Danish National Opera in roles including W. A. Mozart's Countess Almaviva and Vitellia LA CLEMENZA DI TOTO, Marguerite FAUST, Gilda RIGOLETTO, Rosalinde DIE FLEDERMAUS, Mimì BOHEME and Anne Truelove THE RAKE’S PROGRESS.
In 1999 she became a company principal with the Royal Opera, Copenhagen, since then she has sung, among other roles, the Queen of Night, Violetta, Musetta, Fiordiligi, Donna Anna, Tosca, Manon Lescaut, Freja DAS RHEINGOLD, Helmwige DIE WALKÜRE and 3rd. Norne GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG, Lady Macbeth MACBETH and Katerina LADY MACBETH FROM MTSENSK. She also sang Aunt Lydia THE HANDMAID’S TALE by Poul Ruders and The Diva in the contemporary opera I-K-O-N by John Frandsen.
International appearances include engagements at the opera houses in Bienne, Dublin and Warsaw. In concert and as a recitalist she has performed in countries such as Norway, Sweden, Scotland, Poland, France, Germany, Brazil, Canada and Singapore.
Anne Margrethe Dahl is in much demand with all the symphony orchestras in Denmark. She sang Sheng's THE PHENIX with the Danish National Radio Symphony Orchestra when in China.
Her extensive discography includes Orff's CARMINA BURANA (Danacord), Gade's COMALA (Kontrapunkt), Gade's PSYCHÉ, Carl Nielsen’s 3rd Symphony (EMI), Nielsen's MASKARADE and Rued Langgaard Lieder accompanied by Ulrich Stærk.
Anne Margrethe Dahl has been awarded numerous prestigious prizes and legacies. She is since 2008 head of the Opera-Academy in Copenhagen.
Please note: This repertoire list is for reference only. The choice of repertoire for a particular project remains at the artist’s discretion.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart