During the spring of 2013 the Swedish Ingela Brimberg made her Royal Swedish Opera debut as Ellen Orford in Peter Grimes and sang a sensational first Senta in Der fliegende Holländer under the baton of Marc Minkowski in concert performances in France, Austria and Spain (released on CD by Naïve). She also appeared as Tosca with the Danish National Opera. The current season has brought her to the Wagner Geneva Festival where she made a great success as Senta, to be followed by the role of Lady Macbeth in Verdi’s Macbeth at the Toulon Opera. In concert she has sung Sieglinde in the third act of Die Walküre with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and Daniel Harding. In the summer of 2014 she will sing the title role of Elektra with La Fura dels Baus in Umeå (European Capital of Cutlure) as well as Leonore in Fidelio in concert at the Verbier Festival under Minkowski.
The last seasons have included Elettra in Idomeneo and the title role in Manon Lescaut with the Danish National Opera, Salome at Teatro Verdi in Trieste and Valentine in Les Huguenots at her debut at La Monnaie in Brussels (conducted by Minkowski and named the best production of year 2011 in Opernwelt). She has appeared in the role of Tosca in Göteborg and at the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki.
After having sung mezzo roles like Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia and Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, Ingela Brimberg made her soprano debut singing Konstanze in Die Entführung aus dem Serail with Folkoperan, Stockholm in 2003. Since then she has appeared in roles like Aida as well as Amelia in Un ballo in Maschera at the Malmö Opera, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at Folkoperan and the title roles of Jenufa at NorrlandsOperan and Katja Kabanova at the Göteborg Opera.
Ingela Brimberg studied at the Academy of Music and Drama at the University of Göteborg.