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Eir Inderhaug

Meet her as Evita, Mary Magdalene and the cat Grizabella when Eir Inderhaug enters Den Nationale Scene in Bergen in our two Lloyd Webber-concerts together with André Søfteland this autumn.

Soprano Eir Inderhaug grew up in Stavanger, Norway. She received her education at Rogaland Musikkonservatorium, The Opera Academy in Copenhagen and in the Soloist Class at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen.

She started her career early when she won the talent show Talentiaden on Norwegian national television (NRK) in 1991.

In 2011 Eir Inderhaug premiered the opera Teskjekjerringa (Mrs. Pepperpot) at Nordnorsk Opera, where she performed the title role as well as she sang  Lucie  in the opera  Olav  Engelbrektson  at Steinvikholmen. 

One of her signature roles as an opera singer is as Gepopo/Venus in Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre  at Komische Oper, Berlin, as well as at Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, at La Monnaie in Bruxelles, and at The Royal Theatre, Copenhagen. She won The Critic's Prize in 2014 for Venus/Gepopo in Oslo.

At the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet she has also performed as Queen of the Night/Magic Flute, Despina/Cosi fan Tutte, Adele/Die Fledermaus and Rosina/Il barbiere di Siviglia.

She has also sung in the Morton Feldman’s  Neither in Dresden  production and in  Ligeti’s  Mysteries of the Macabre  with Düsseldorfer Symphoniker. Eir Inderhaug has also contributed on several CD recordings.

Spring 2020 Eir Inderhaug sung Eurydice in Offenbach’s Orfeus in the Underworld, at Malmö Opera, before the last performances was cancelled due to the Covid 19-crisis.

Photo: Trond Gudevold