Margrethe Fredheim

Margrethe Fredheim

Lyric Soprano

based in Germany
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2017Mozart: Cosi fan tutteFiordiligi
2017Smetana: The Bartered Bride (Prodaná Nevesta)Marenka
2017Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, Op. 125, D minorSoprano
2017Britten: The Rape of LucretiaFemale Chorus
2017Verdi: Il TrovatoreInes
2017Mozart: Die ZauberflötePamina
2016Britten: The Turn of the ScrewMiss Jessel
2016Gluck: Orfeo ed EuridiceEuridice
2015Mozart: Don GiovanniDonna Anna
2015Nicolai: Die lustigen Weiber von WindsorFrau Fluth
2014Wagner: Das RheingoldWoglinde
2014Barber: A Hand of BridgeGeraldine
2014Verdi: RigolettoCountess Ceprano
2013Mozart: Die ZauberflöteErste Dame (first Lady)
2013Gounod: FaustMarguerite

Bio

The Norwegian soprano Margrethe Fredheim debuted in Carnegie Hall in 2016. She currently resides inGermany where she is a permanent member of the ensemble at Theater Erfurt. Her roles here include Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice), Fiordiligi (Cosi fan Tutte), Marenka (Die Verkaufte Braut) and Miss Jessel (The Turn ofthe Screw).Margrethe made her solo debut in Universitetets Aula, Oslo in May 2014. Following her debut she has appeared as a soloist with The Cairo Symphony Orchestra, Oslo University Orchestra, Oslofjord Kammerharmoni, Pärnu City Orchestra, Latvian National Opera Orchestra, Ningbo Radio Orchestra and Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen. She is a laureate of the Jazeps Vitols Compeition in Riga (2nd Prize 2015). The same year she was a finalist in the Klaudia Taev Competition and a semi-finalist in the International Otto Edelmann Singing Competition in Vienna. In 2014 she won the Mozart Prize at the WilhelmStenhammar International Singing Competition and was a finalist at the DEBUT competition in Weikersheim and the 6th China International Voical Compeition (Ningbo). Concert work brought her to the Cairo Opera House and the Kirsten Flagstad Festival in 2015.Opera credits include Frau Fluth in Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor at Landestheater Coburg and Theater Rudolstadt, Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte at Tuscia Operafestival, Woglinde in Das Rheingold at Den Norske Opera og Ballett (LidahlNorth), Contessa Ceprano in Rigoletto at Oscarsborgoperaen, Musetta in La Boheme at Oslo Operafestival and Marguerite in Faust with Manhattan School of Musics Opera Studio.Margrethe holds a performing masters degree from Manhattan School of Music and The Norwegian Academy of Music, and a bachelor of Opera from Oslo National Academy of Arts. Master Class includes work with Thomas Hampson, Benton Hess, Karan Armstrong, Catherine Foster, Robert DeSimone and Judith Haddon. She is a Fulbright Aumni and holds stipends from Sine Butenschøns Fond and Tom Wilhelmsens stiftelse.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Cosi fan tutte Fiordiligi Immediately Theater Erfurt Und Philharmonisches Orchester Erfurt 2017
Smetana: The Bartered Bride (Prodaná Nevesta) Marenka Immediately Theater Erfurt Und Philharmonisches Orchester Erfurt 2017
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, Op. 125, D minor Soprano Immediately Theater Und Philharmonie Thüringen 2017
Britten: The Rape of Lucretia Female Chorus Immediately Lidal North International Opera Workshop 2017
Verdi: Il Trovatore Ines Immediately Domstufen-festspiele 2017

Awards

Fulbright scholarship
2017
mozart price, wilhelm stenhammar international singing competition
2017
finalist, Europäischen gesangwettbewerb debut weikersheim
2017
finalist, 6th china international vocal competition ningbo
2017
finalist, klaudia taev international competition for young opera singers pärnu
2017
2nd prize, 4th jaezeps vitols international vocal competition riga
2017
semi finalist, 3rd international otto edelmann singing competition vienna
2017
stipend, dea norge/stiftverband für die deutsche wissenschaft
2017