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Annika Beinnes

The young soprano Annika Beinnes is Adele – alias the au pair Imelda – in our new twist on Die Fledermaus, which premieres March 2024.

Soprano Annika Beinnes (born 2000) is from Vadheim in Sogn.

In 2014 she won the 1st prize in the Youth Music Championship in Bergen, and the following year she sang with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. She has sung at BNO's OperaPub several times, and also participated in our Mimi Goes Glamping festival in Sunnfjord. In BNO's series Opera at the Library in 2019, she was one of the selected soloist, together with pianists Tor Erik Seime Pettersen and Kei Solvang. (See photos below.)

Beinnes was a student at the music department at Langhaugen upper secondary school in Bergen, at the same time as she was part of the national talent development program GUT, the Grieg Academy's Young Talents.

Autumn 2020 she was the soloist at Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra's family concert about Beethoven, before she sang Mozart at our Afternoon Tea-event, which was the sweet finale of Operafest at Terminus.

Autumn 2019 she started at the Grieg Academy here in Bergen, and 2021/22 she studied at The Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen. Spring 2023 she will finish her bachelor degree here in Bergen, before she autumn 2023 continues her studies at The Royal Danish Opera Academy in Copenhagen.

Summer 2022 she sang the role as Lauretta in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi at our Summer Academy Opera by the fjord, and the next summer (2023) she was Adele in highlights from Die Fledermaus there.

April this year (2023) she was one of the five young artists selected to sing with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra at "De unges konsert", in addition to receiving a scholarship (NOK 30.000) from the Grieg Foundation. She also won the audience award.

Updated December 2023

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Trippel Mozart web
Running period: 20-20/09

Triple Mozart

Highlights from The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni and The Magic Flute.

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Opera Fest Terminus Lysekrone Corallysmansjetter
Running period: 10-10/10

Opera at Terminus

After several highly successful events at Bergen ́s most historic hotel, BNO and De Bergenske have created a mini 3 day-festival for October. Three young, Norwegian artists are the chosen ones this year: Bror Magnus Tødenes, Astrid Nordstad and Annika Beinnes.

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Operasalong Smoke
Running period: 30/04-30/04

Opera at the library (spring 2019)

Bergen National Opera og Bergen Public Library present a brand new series of concerts in Amalies Hage, the library's café.

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