Nina Stemme

(b. 1967)

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(b Stockholm, 1967).

Swed. soprano. Studied at Adolf Fredrik Sch. of Mus. Played va. before taking up singing. Studied business administration and economics at Stockholm Univ. parallel with 2‐year course at Stockholm Opera Studio. Début Cortona 1989 (Cherubino), then studied at Nat. Coll. of Opera, Stockholm, until 1994. Won Domingo comp. 1993. Bayreuth Fest. 1994 (Freia in Das Rheingold). Joined Cologne Opera 1996, singing roles such as Pamina, Figaro Countess, Mimì, and Agathe. NY Met début 2000 (Senta), Glyndebourne 2003 (Isolde), CG 2005 (Amelia in Ballo in maschera). Wigmore Hall début 2006.

Subjects: Music.

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