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Ingela Bohlin (Soprano)

Born: November 9, 1970 - Lund, Sweden

The Sedish soprano, Ingela Bohlin, studied at the Malmö College of Music and graduated from the University College of Opera in Stockholm in 2002. In the same year she made her Chicago Opera Theater debut singing Fiordiligi in a new production of W.A. Mozart's Così fan tutte conducted by Jane Glover. Another important early production was a touring project Wolf, a staging of W.A. Mozart excerpts by choreographer Alain Platel, in Duisburg, Berlin, Gent, Brussels and Amsterdam, culminating in performances at LíOpéra de Paris.

Ingela Bohlinís roles have included Amor in Orfeo ed Eurydice, Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro and Pamina in Die Zauberflöte. During the years 1996-1999 she was a member of the Schwedischer Rundfunkchor (Swedish Radio Choir). She appears as a concert and oratorio singer in works such as Haydnís Creation, W.A. Mozart's Exsultate, Jubilate and Requiem, and George Frideric Handelís Messiah.

Recent opera appearances have included Susanna in Figaro and Hanako Hosokawa in Hanjo at La Monnaie; Despina in Così fan tutte and Morgana in Alcina for Netherlands Opera; the title role in Poppea and Morgana in Alcina at Drottningholms Slottsteater; Anne Truelove for Gothenberg Opera; Drusilla in Monteverdiís Líincoronazione di Poppea at the Theater an der Wien; G.F. Handelís Il Trionfo de Il Tempo and Aspasia in Tamerlano at the Teatro Real, Madrid; Ismene in Mitridate at the Salzburg Festival with Marc Minkowski; Iole in Hercules for Paris Opera, Wiener Festwochen, Netherlands Opera and in New York with William Christie; Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte for Paris Opera; Hanako in the world premiere of Hosokawaís Hanjo at the Aix-en-Provence Festival conducted by Kazushi Ono; and, in concert, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte with Jean-Christophe Spinosi in Paris and Angelica in G.F. Handelís Orlando with Al Ayre Espanol.

Current and future plans include Anne Truelove in Igor Stravinskyís The Rakeís Progress for Opéra National de Lorraine, Nancy, a new George Benjamin opera for Netherlands Opera in 2012, and Purcellís The Fairy Queen in Paris with Le Concert Spirituel; J.S. Bach's Magnificat (BWV 243) with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Francis Poulencís Stabat Mater with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra.

Ingela Bohlin is an established concert singer and has worked extensively throughout Sweden including appearances with Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Malmö Symphony Orchestra. She has also appeared with Les Talens Lyriques conducted by Christophe Rousset; has sung W.A. Mozartís orchestration of Messiah at the Salzburg Whitsun Festival with Ivor Bolton; W.A. Mozartís Mass in C Minor with the Mozarteum Orchestra at the Salzburg Summer Festival with Yannick Nézet-Séguin; J.S. Bachís Mass in B Minor (BWV 232) with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra; Johannes Brahmsís Requiem with the Residentie Orkest Den Haag and Klaus Peter Flor; W.A. Mozart's Requiem with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Manfred Honneck; J.S. Bachís Christmas Oratorio (BWV 248) with Zürich Tonhalle Orchestra under Paul McCreesh and took part in a concert tour and recording of Brucknerís Mass in F with the Orchestre des Champs-Élysées and Philippe Herreweghe.

Source: Maxine Robertson Management Website (October 2011); Naxos Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (October 2011)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Bengy Ollén


BWV 232

Christophe Rousset


Audio (2005): G.F. Handel: Opera Alcina, HWV 34 [2nd recording, Morgana]

Links to other Sites

Ingela Bohlin - Soprano (Maxine Robertson Management)

Ingela Bohlin - Bio (Naxos)
Ingela Bohlin (Wikipedia) [Swedish]

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