…, brought to life by Josefine Mindus with a sweet and clear soprano. bachtrack 26 January 2022
In July 2022, Josefine Mindus made her debut as Bess in the Scandinavian premiere of Mazzoli’s Breaking the Waves at Vadstena Slott in Sweden. In 2024 she will sing Blonde in a new production of Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail at Bühnen Bern.
The soprano was a member of Komische Oper Berlin‘s opera studio from 2020 to 2023, singing a repertoire including First Wood Sprite in Dvořák’s Rusalka, Amore in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, Atalanta in Handel’s Serse, Zerlina in Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Susanna in a Covid-version of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro. During the 2023/24, she is covering the Death in a new production of Henze’s Das Floß der Medusa.
Josefine Mindus gained her first operatic experiences in the world premiere of her own composed opera När Värdshuset Lyckosten fick Annorlunda Besök, where she portraited Anne-Sophie von Otter in 2017. In 2019, she has sung the title role in Hindemith’s Sancta Susanna at Musikhochschule Hamburg. The soprano worked with directors Ylva Kihlberg, Barrie Kosky and Damiano Michieletto.
In 2020, Josefine Mindus gave a recital at Theater Chemnitz, accompanied by her duo partner pianist Emanuel Ratiu, and went on tour of Canada and North America as well as Sweden with a Jenny Lind programme in 2023. The concert soloist will perform with Berliner Domkantorei and Nürnberger Symphoniker during the 2023/24 season. She performed under the baton of conductors including David Bates, David Björkman, Konrad Junghänel, Vladimir Jurowski, Patrick Lange, Ainārs Rubiķis, Stefan Soltész, Jordan de Souza, Matthew Toogood, Erina Yashima and was accompanied by Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Orchester der Komischen Oper Berlin. During the 2023/24 season, whe will make her debuts with Barockorchester Aris & Aulis and Nürnberger Symphoniker.
Second Prize: Schymberg Awards 2024
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