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Iréne Theorin

Swedish soprano Iréne Theorin studied in Gotheburg and  Copenhagen. Among her teachers were Susanna Eken, Birgit Nilsson, Ingrid Bjoner and Oren Brown.Scholarships made it possible for the artist to work with Geoffrey Parsons, Anthony Rolfe Johnson and Dame Janet Baker.

She made her stage debut as Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) at the Royal Opera Copenhagen, where she could be heard in many parts in the following years, e.g. as Giuseppe Verdi’s Leonora (La forza del destino), Amelia (Un ballo in maschera), Elisabetta (Don Carlo), Desdemona (Otello) and Aida; Richard Wagner’s Elsa (Lohengrin), Eva (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg), Senta (Der fliegende Holländer) and Sieglinde (Die Walküre) as well as Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca. She sang Nedda (Pagliacci) and Freia (Das Rheingold) at the Royal Opera Stockholm; Iréne Theorin made her debut at the Bayreuth Festival in 2000 as Ortlinde (Die Walküre), at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino 2001 as Meroe in Othmar Schoeck’s Penthesilea.
In 2005 she sang for the first time Turandot in Copenhagen, a role that has since become one of her greatest and which she has sung in Tokyo, Dresden, London, Tel Aviv (with Zubin Mehta), Guangzhou (with Lorin Maazel) and San Francisco. More performances are scheduled in Munich, New York and London. She was Brünnhilde in the complete cycle of Ring des Nibelungen in Copenhagen, Cologne, Dresden as well as in Berlin (Die Walküre), London (Siegfried), New York (Die Walküre, Siegfried), Washington and Tokyo (Siegfried, Götterdämmerung).

Iréne Theorin is also a celebrated Isolde (Tristan und Isolde), which she has sung in Brussels, Essen, Rotterdam (with Valery Gergiev), Copenhagen and Tokyo as well as at the Bayreuth Festival since 2008. In 2009 Ms Theorin returned to Washington as Ariadne and made her debut as Elektra at the Salzburg Festival in 2010, which was released on DVD at Arthaus in 2011. She can also been seen on a prize-winning DVD of the Copenhagen Ring des Nibelungen released by Decca.

Further engagements include: Brünnhilde in the Ring with Daniel Barenboim in Berlin and Milano as well as in Barcelona, Venus in Vienna, Elektra in Stockholm and Paris.

Iréne Theorin is also a much sought after concert singer who has worked with important conductors such as Roberto Abbado, Gerd Albrecht, Daniel Barenboim, Christoph Eschenbach, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Daniele Gatti, Valery Gergiev, Sir Edward Jones, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Andris Nelsons, Gianandrea Noseda, Kazushi Ono Peter Schneider or Marcello Viotti.


Date Last Edited: February 2012

Please contact Theateragentur Heidi Steinhaus for an update before reproducing this biography.

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