Berit Barfred jensen

Berit Barfred jensen


Light lyrical soprano
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2018Gluck: Orfeo ed EuridiceEuridice
2017Donizetti: Don PasqualeNorina
2017Bach J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245 (St John Passion)Soprano
2015Telemann: PimpinoneVespetta
2015Handel: Messiah, HWV 56Soprano
2015Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDespina
2015Weyse C. E. F: Et Eventyr i Rosenborg HaveChristine
2013Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroSusanna
2011Mozart: Die ZauberflötePamina


Berit Barfred Jensen has sung at the Musikverein in Vienna, at the Konzerthaus Wien, Vienna Chamber Opera and Carinthischer Sommer Festival. She was a soloist in the ensemble of the Badisches Staatstheater in Karlsruhe, Germany, where  she sang Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Susanna in The marriage of Figaro, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Gretel in Hänsel and Gretel,  Despina in Così fan tutte, Najade in Ariadne auf Naxos, Frasquita in Carmen, Fraarte in Radamisto, Vespetta in Pimpinone by Telemann and Marzelline in Fidelio. With roles like Mi in Das Land des Lächelns, Anna in Das Feuerwerk and Isabella in Boccaccio she also appeared in German operettas as well as in musical comedies, i.e. singing Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors.Her concert repertoire includes St John’s Passion, St Matthew’s Passion, Christmas Oratorio and many other works by J.S.Bach, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, Handel’s Messiah as well as many Handel-Cantatas, The Creation and Nelsonmass by Haydn, Mozart’s Requiem, Missa solemnis and Coronation Mass, Vivaldi’s Gloria. In addition, she sang Le Roi David by Honegger; Oratorio de Noël by Saint-Saëns; Fauré’s Requiem and Mahler’s 4th Symphony, Brahms' Ein Deutsches Requiem as well as the Liebesliederwalzer and Neue Liebesliederwalzer. Berit Barfred Jensen has sung many solo concerts and Lieder recitals in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Poland and Austria. She has sung several opera and concert performances at the renowned Handel Festival in Karlsruhe with the Deutsche Händelsolisten Orchestra under the baton of Peter van Heygen, Nicol Matt and Christophe Rousset, as well as at the Handel Festival in Halle, at the Danish National Opera, Aarhus Summer Opera, Copenhagen Opera Festival, with the Danish Sinfonietta under the baton of David Riddell and with all the Danish National Orchestras.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice Euridice Øresunds Operaen 2018
Donizetti: Don Pasquale Norina 2017
Bach J.S.: Johannespassion, BWV 245 (St John Passion) Soprano Bochumer Symphoniker 2017
Telemann: Pimpinone Vespetta Immediately Aarhus Sommeropera 2015
Handel: Messiah, HWV 56 Soprano Immediately Randers Chamber Orchestra 2015