Verbier Festival
Lise Lindstrom

The Swedish soprano Ingela Brimberg has this season appeared as Elettra in Idomeneo at the Göteborg Opera and as Senta in Der fliegende Holländer both at Teatro Real Madrid and at Deutsche Oper in Berlin. Ingela has this spring also sung the title role of Strauss’ Elektra at Staatstheater Kassel.

The previous season Ingela appeared in the title role of Tosca at Oper Köln, as Senta at Theater an der Wien with maestro Marc Minkowski, as well as in concert at Oper Köln.

Ingela Brimberg has previously performed the title role of Elektra in a spectacular production signed La Fura dels Baus in Umeå (European Capital of Culture). She also sung Leonore in Fidelio in concert at the Verbier Festival (Minkowski) and has appeared as Female Chorus in The Rape of Lucretia at Deutsche Oper, Elettra in Idomeneo at Opéra de Lyon and Senta in Caen and Luxembourg.

Ingela Brimberg made her Royal Swedish Opera debut in spring 2013 as Ellen Orford in Peter Grimes and sang a sensational first Senta under the baton of mo Minkowski in concert with performances in France, Austria and Spain (released on CD by Naïve). She has appeared as Tosca with the Danish National Opera and at the Wagner Geneva Festival where she made a great success as Senta, 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 mo Daniel Harding.
The last seasons have also included the title role in Manon Lescaut with the Danish National Opera, Salome at Teatro Verdi in Trieste and Valentine in Les Huguenots at her La Monnaie debut 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 performed roles like Amelia in Un ballo in Maschera and the title role of Aida 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.