* born in Norway.
Margrethe Fredheim will make her Royal Opera House debut in a new production during the 2019/2020 season in London – under the baton of Sir Antonio Pappano. In 2018, she made her debut as Mimi in Puccini’s La bohème at Opera Nordfjord – to be followed by her first Contessa Almaviva in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro and Elsa in Wagner’s Lohengrin at Theater Erfurt in 2020, where her repertoire included Mozart’s Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni and Pamina in Die Zauberflöte as well as Micaela in Bizet’s Carmen and Hanna Glawari in Lehàr’s The Merry Widdow.
At the Glyndebourne Festival 2019, she has been engaged as a “cover”. The soprano performed a wide repertroire at Den Norske Opera, Landestheater Coburg, Oscarsborgoperaen, Oslo Operafestival, Theater Erfurt, Theater Rudolstadt, Tuscia Operafestival: Miss Jessel in Britten’s The Turn of the Screw, Female Chorus in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, Diana in Cavalli’s La Calisto, Euridice in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, Marguerite in Gounod’s Faust, Erste Dame in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Musetta in Puccini’s La bohème, Marenka in Smetana’s The Bartered Bride, Woglinde in Wagner’s Das Rheingold.
In 2014, Margrethe Fredheim made her debut in Oslo, 2016 she made her debut at Carnegie Hall. The concert soloist performed at Cairo Opera House and Kirsten Flagstad Festival. A concert soloist, her repertoire includes Bach‘s Christmas Oratorio, Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem and Handel’s Messiah, as well as contemporary compositions. In 2019, she will sing Mahler’s Symphony N° 2. She is also a dedicated lied recitalist.
The soprano performed with Latvijas Nacionālās operas orķestrīs, Ningbo Radio Orchestra, Oslofjord Kammerharmoni, Pärnu City Orchestra, The Cairo Symphony Orchestra and Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen – and has sung under the baton of conductors including Joana Mallwitz and Zoi Tsokanou.
Gold Medal: Hong Kong International Operatic Singing Competition 2018