Sine Bundgaard

Sine Bundgaard

Lyric Soprano

Lyric soprano
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«”The soprano Sine Bundgaard's Manon has all the richness and warmth that one can desire, along with a magnificent and polished phrasing.”»
- Børsen (2016)
«”Sine Bundgaard is the Countess in every way. Incredibly appealing with erotic undertones. A classic beauty.”»
- Berlingske tidende (2016)
«”Sine Bundgaard est une Costanza sensible et musicale, à la voix bien projetée, et excellente technicienne. La chanteuse sait varier subtilement l’expressivité d’un rôle essentiellement sur le registre plaintif.”»
Forumopera.com (2016)
«"Sine Bundgaard zeichnet in ihrer Jenny den Weg wom manipulativen Flittchen zu einer Frau am Rande des Kontrollverlussts souverän nach. Wir wohnen der Beschädigung eines Lebens hörend bei"»
Frankfurter Allgemeine - Jan Brachmann (2017)
2017Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroContessa
2017Weill: Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt MahagonnyJenny
2017Handel: Theodora, HWV 68Theodora
2017Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroContessa d'Almaviva
2017Handel: Theodora Overture, HWV 68Theodora
2016Purcell: The Fairy QueenJuno
2016Handel: Messiah, HWV 56Soprano
2016Bach J.S.: Mass, BWV 232, B minorSoprano
2016Songs by NielsenSoprano
2016Verdi: RequiemSoprano
2016Weill: Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt MahagonnyJenny Smith
2015Henze: Boulevard SolitudeManon Lescaut
2015Handel: Riccardo PrimoCostanza
2015Mozart: Die ZauberflötePamina
2014Berg: Lulu (1935)Lulu
2014Leoncavallo: PagliacciNedda
2014Mozart: Don GiovanniDonna Elvira
2013Verdi: FalstaffNannetta
2011Haydn: Orlando PaladinoAngelica
2011Gounod: Roméo et JulietteJuliette
2009Bizet: CarmenMicaëla
2005Lieder RecitalSoprano

Bio


Sine Bundgaard - Is a principal soloist in the ensemble at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen, where she covers a wide range of the lyric soprano-repertoire: Contessa Almaviva, Pamina, Donna Elvira, Juliette, Michaëla, Nedda, Nannetta, Lauretta, Lulu, Manon Lescaut (Henze) and Jenny Smith in Mahagonny. She made her professional debut in 2003 at the Royal Danish Opera as Gilda in Verdis Rigoletto. Her international debut was as Zerbinetta in Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos at Opera municipal de Marseille in 2002. Her German debut at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich was as Fiakermilli in Strauss' Arabella in 2006. Since then she has enjoyed an extensive international career, both as an opera, concert, oratorio and recital singer, invited to houses like Opera de Paris, Drottningholm Slottsteater, Royal danish opera Copenhagen and Holland-, Edinburgh, and Innsbruck-Festivals. Her EMI debut-series recording, with orchestra songs by Strauss, Duparc, Berg and Poulenc, was voted Vocal CD of the Year 2005 and received raving reviews internationally. In concert she has been reinvited to the international Händel-festival at Baadisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe in February 2017, this time to sing the title-role in Händels oratorio Theodora. The season also contains concerts of Bach's H-minor mass, Verdi's Requiem and Händel's Messiah all in Copenhagen. Together with the pianist Thomas Rischel she performes a recital-program with songs to the lyrics of I.P. Jacobsen put into music by a whole string of composers a.o. Carl Nielsen and Zemlinsky, She is featured on 3 recordings released in 2014/15: Castiglionis Salmo XIX with the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Gianandrea Noseda on Chandos in 2015, the Danish composer John Frandsen's highly acclaimed Requiem with the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra from 2013 (world premiere) on Dacapo, and Verdi Requiem in a live-recording form 2012 with Per Enevold on Classico.

Recent contemporary roles include the title-role in Bergs Lulu in the Stefan Herheim-production from 2010 for which she received a Reumert-nomination as Singer of the year, The Cheshire cat in Unsuk Chins Alice in wonderland at Bayerische Staatsoper conducted by Kent Nagano(2008) and soprano 2 in Wolfgang Rihm’s highly acclaimed Dionysos at the Holland festival with Pierre Audi and Ingo Metzmacher(2011) An experienced early music singer, she recently sang Costanza in Händel's Riccardo Primo (Franco Fagioli) at the international Händel-festival in Karlsruhe(2015), Angelica in Haydn’s Orlando Paladino with René Jacobs at the Edinburgh and Innsbruck festival (2011), Amélite in Rameau’s Zoroastre with Christoff Rousset and Pierre Audi in Stockholm, Amsterdam and Paris (DVD opus Arte)(2009), Drusilla in Monterdi’s Orfeo with McVicar (2008) and Cleonilla in Vivaldi's Ottone in villa with Colonna (2014) both conducted by Lars Ulrik Mortensen.

In concert she sang Mahlers 4th symphony in Birmingham with the CBSO and Manfred Honeck, Carmina Burana in Sala Sao Paulo with OSESP and Antoni Wit, Brahms Requiem with Orchestre de Champs Elysée and Philippe Herreweghe, Carl Nielsens 3rd symphony with Stockholm Symhony orchestra and Tobias Ringborg, Lakmé in Queen Elizabeth Hall, London with COG, Songs by Strauss and Grieg in Dvorak Hall, Prague with the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Thomas Dausgaard, Bergs Sieben frühe Lieder with Århus Symphony Orchestra and Giancarlo Andretta and Messiah with Marcus Creed and the Danish National Orchestra.She worked with the conductors Gianandrea Noseda, Jeremie Rhorer, Michael Boder, Carlo Rizzi, Ingo Metsmacher, Rene Jacobs, Phillippe Herreweghe, Kent Nagano, Bertrand de Billy, James Conlon, Pinchas Steinberg, Michael Schønwandt, Enrique Mazzola, Giancarlo Andretta, Matthias Pintscher, Lars Ulrik Mortensen, Andreas Spering, Christophe Rousset, Manfred honeck, Theodor Guschlbauer, Peter Schneider, Thomas Dausgaard, Thomas Søndergaard, Antoni Wit, Rolf Gupta, Alexander Shelley and Tobias Ringborg.

In 2004 she was Artist of the year for Danish National Radio. She received the Aksel Schiøtz prize in 2005, and in 2006 she received Elisabeth Dons prize and the Prins Henrik prize. In 2011 she was nominated as singer of the year by the Reumert-committee. In 2013 she became Knight of Dannebrog.Sine Bundgaard - biographyThe Danish soprano Sine Bundgaard made her professional debut in 2003 at the Royal Danish Opera as Gilda in Verdis Rigoletto. Her international debut was as Zerbinetta in Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos at Opera municipal de Marseille in 2002. Her German debut at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich was as Fiakermilli in Strauss' Arabella in 2006. Since then she has enjoyed an extensive international career, both as an opera, concert, oratorio and recital singer. Her EMI debut-series recording, with orchestra songs by Strauss, Duparc, Berg and Poulenc, was voted Vocal CD of the Year 2005 and received raving reviews internationally.She has been a guest at Opera National de Paris, Bayerische Staatsoper and Drottningholm Slottstheater in Stockholm, aswell as in Marseille, Antwerpen, Nancy, Lausanne, Theatre de Champs-Èlysèe Opera Comique, teatro delle muse di Ancona, Holland Festival in Amsterdam, Innsbrucker Festwochen der alten Musik and the Danish National Opera.In 2009 she was invited to join the ensemble at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen, where she has covered a wide range of the lyrical soprano-repertoire: Contessa Almaviva, Pamina, Donna Elvira, Juliette, Michaëla, Nedda, Nannetta, Lauretta, Lulu, and Manon Lescaut (Henze)In 2016/17 at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen she will appear as Juno, Mystery a.o. in a new production of Purcell's The fairy queen with Concerto Copenhagen and Lars Ulrik Mortensen staged by Aniara Amos followed by the role of Jenny Smith in a new production of Brecht/Weill's The rise and fall of the City of Mahagonny directed by Graham Vick. In the spring of 2017 she will go on tour singing Contessa Almaviva in Mozarts Figaro in the succesfull staging by the award-winning young Danish director Elisa Kragerup. In concert she has been reinvited to the international Händel-festival at Baadisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe in February 2017, this time to sing the title-role in Händels oratorio Theodora. The season also contains concerts of Bach's H-minor mass, Verdi's Requiem and Händel's Messiah all in Copenhagen. In 2015/16 at the Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen she sang Manon Lescaut in Henze's Boulevard solitude in a new production by Lotte de Beer conducted by Jeremie Rhorer and her first Contessa Almaviva in Mozarts Figaro directed by Elisa Kragerup conducted by Andreas Spering as well as concerts of Händels Messiah, Mozarts Requiem and Brahms Requiem. Together with the pianist Thomas Rischel she performed a recital-program with songs to the lyrics of I.P. Jacobsen put into music by a whole string of composers, mentioning Carl Nielsen, Zemlinsky, Delius just to name a few. In 2014/15 she sang Cleonilla in Vivaldi's Ottone in villa with Concerto Copenhagen conducted by Lars Ulrik Mortensen, staged by Deda Christina Colonna for the Copenhagen opera festival and Costanza in Händels Riccardo Primo, sung by Franco Fagioli, in a highly acclaimed production by Benjamin Lazar at the international Handel festival in Karlsruhe, conducted by Paul Goodwin, besides the title-role in Alban Bergs Lulu and Pamina in die Zauberflöte at ROH Copenhagen.She is featured on 3 recordings released in 2014/15: Castiglionis Salmo XIX with the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Gianandrea Noseda on Chandos in 2015, the Danish composer John Frandsen's highly acclaimed Requiem with the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra from 2013 (world premiere) on Dacapo, and Verdi Requiem in a live-recording form 2012 with Per Enevold on Classico.Recent contemporary roles include the title-role in Bergs Lulu in the Stefan Herheim-production from 2010 for which she received a Reumert-nomination as Singer of the year, The Cheshire cat in Unsuk Chins Alice in wonderland at Bayerische Staatsoper conducted by Kent Nagano(2008) and soprano 2 in Wolfgang Rihm’s highly acclaimed Dionysos at the Holland festival with Pierre Audi and Ingo Metzmacher(2011) An experienced early music singer, she recently sang Costanza in Händel's Riccardo Primo (Franco Fagioli) at the international Händel-festival in Karlsruhe(2015), Angelica in Haydn’s Orlando Paladino with René Jacobs at the Edinburgh and Innsbruck festival (2011), Amélite in Rameau’s Zoroastre with Christoff Rousset and Pierre Audi in Stockholm, Amsterdam and Paris  (DVD opus Arte)(2009), Drusilla in Monterdi’s Orfeo with McVicar (2008) and Cleonilla in Vivaldi's Ottone in villa with Colonna (2014) both conducted by Lars Ulrik MortensenIn concert she sang Mahlers 4th symphony in Birmingham with the CBSO and Manfred Honeck, Carmina Burana in Sala Sao Paulo with OSESP and Antoni Wit, Brahms Requiem with Orchestre de Champs Elysée and Philippe Herreweghe, Carl Nielsens 3rd symphony with Stockholm Symhony orchestra and Tobias Ringborg, Lakmé in Queen Elizabeth Hall, London with COG, Songs by Strauss and Grieg in Dvorak Hall, Prague with the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Thomas Dausgaard, Bergs Sieben frühe Lieder with Århus Symphony Orchestra and Giancarlo Andretta and Messiah with Marcus Creed and the Danish National Orchestra.She worked with the conductors Gianandrea Noseda, Jeremie Rhorer, Michael Boder, Carlo Rizzi, Ingo Metsmacher, Rene Jacobs, Phillippe Herreweghe, Kent Nagano, Bertrand de Billy, James Conlon, Pinchas Steinberg, Michael Schønwandt, Enrique Mazzola, Giancarlo Andretta, Matthias Pintscher, Lars Ulrik Mortensen, Andreas Spering, Christophe Rousset, Manfred honeck, Theodor Guschlbauer, Peter Schneider, Thomas Dausgaard, Thomas Søndergaard, Antoni Wit, Rolf Gupta, Alexander Shelley and Tobias Ringborg.In 2004 she was Artist of the year for Danish National Radio. She received the Aksel Schiøtz prize in 2005, and in 2006 she received Elisabeth Dons prize and the Prins Henrik prize. In 2011 she was nominated as singer of the year by the Reumert-committee. In 2013 she became Knight of Dannebrog.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Contessa Immediately Royal Danish Opera (Det Kongelige Teater) 2017
Weill: Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny Jenny Immediately Royal Danish Opera (Det Kongelige Teater) 2017
Handel: Theodora, HWV 68 Theodora 24 hours Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe und Badische Staatskapelle Karlsruhe 2017
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Contessa d'Almaviva 1 Day Royal Danish Opera (Det Kongelige Teater) 2017
Handel: Theodora Overture, HWV 68 Theodora Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe Und Badische Staatskapelle Karlsruhe 2017

Awards

artist of the year, DR
2016
Aksel Schiøtz song-award
2016
Elisabeth Dons award
2016
Vocal CD of the year
2016
Prins Henriks award
2016
Singer of the year nominee
2016
Knight of Dannebrog
2016
Holger Bruusgaards award
2016