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Sidsel Aja Eriksen

mezzo-soprano

Mezzo-soprano Sidsel Aja Eriksen studied with Ingrid Haking Raaby, Bodil Øland and Rosemary Joshua at the Royal Academy of Music, Aarhus, and at the Dutch National Opera Academy in Amsterdam. Among Sidsel Aja Eriksen’s upcoming and recent engagements are Blomsterdreng and Pernille at the Royal Danish Theatre in Carl Nielsen’s Maskerade, Tisbe in Rossini’s La Cenerentola at The Funen Opera, the alto soloist in Bach’s Weihnachts-Oratorium with the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra as well as the title role in Lars Johan Werle’s Tintomara at Läckö Castle in 2022. In 2021, she sang the role of Annemarie in the world premiere of John Frandsen’s the Dyrets år (Year of the Beast) at the Aarhus Sommeropera. During her time at Dutch National Opera Academy, Sidsel Aja Eriksen sang Marcellina in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro and Ruggiero in Handel’s Alcina. She sang Adza in Chabrier’s L’Étoile at the Dutch National Opera in 2014.

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