Ylva Kihlberg

downloadThe Soprano Ylva Kihlberg is born and educated in Stockholm, Sweden, where she from 1997-98 was engaged at the Royal Opera.Since the year 2000 she has been a company principal at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen, Denmark where she had her debut as Mimì LA BOHÈME. “She touches something deep, because she is so un-artificial, so straight forward and apparently sincere”, one of the critics said at this occasion.

Recent engagements include Mimì LA BOHEME, the title-role in MADAMA BUTTERFLY, Lady billows ALBERT HERRING at The Royal Danish Opera, DANCER IN THE DARK at The Lincoln Center, New York, Rosalinde DIE FLEDERMAUS and her UK debut as Emilia Marty THE MAKROPOULIS CASE by Janácěk’s with Opera North, which also opened the 2012 Edinburgh festival.In 2013/14 she will sing RUSALKA conducted by Tomas Hanus and Donna Elvira DON GIOVANNI at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen.

Here she has also previously sung parts such as: Donna Elvira DON GIOVANNI, The Countess LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Michaela CARMEN, Fiordiligi COSI FAN TUTTE, Vitellia LA CLEMENZA DI TITO, Poppea L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA, Lisa PIQOVAYA DAMA, as well as Wellgunde, Gerhilde and Gutrune in Wagners’ RING, Jeanne THE DEVILS OF LOUDUN by Penderecki.

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Robert Gilder
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