25 apr Operatraveller.com : Interview with Mari Eriksmoen
Norwegian soprano Mari Eriksmoen is recognized as one of the most exciting Scandinavian singers to have emerged in recent years. Following studies in Oslo, Paris and Copenhagen, she made her international debut as Zerbinetta at the Theater an der Wien in 2010. Since then, Miss Eriksmoen has appeared at many of the leading lyric theatres including the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, the Nationale Opera in Amsterdam, Opera Vlaanderen, Zurich, the Scala, and the Komische Oper. Her repertoire spans the range from the baroque to the present day. Recent, current and upcoming engagements include Pamina in Aix and Zurich, La Fée in Cendrillon at the Komische, Mélisande in Flanders, and Blondchen in Frankfurt, as well on a recording for Harmonia Mundi. I caught up with Miss Eriksmoen from her home in Bergen, Norway following her role debut as Sophie at the Norske Opera.
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