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Angelica Voje

Mezzo-Soprano

Biography

Angelica Voje in action.
Angelica Voje in Quartett, The Royal Opera © ROH/Stephen Cummiskey

Norwegian mezzo-soprano Angelica Voje makes her Royal Opera debut in the 2013/14 Season, singing the Marquise de Merteuil in John Fulljames's new production of Quartett in the Linbury Studio Theatre.

Voje studied with Neil Mackie and Poul Erik Hansen in Norway, Henning Vilén at Bel Canto Scandinavia in Denmark, Francisco Araiza at the International Opera Studio in Zürich, Kathleen Livingstone at the Royal College of Music and at the Benjamin Britten International Opera School. She made her Bregenz Festival debut in July 2010, appearing in two new productions of Mieczyslaw Weinberg's operas Die Passagierin and Das Portrait. Other important debuts include her British operatic stage debut in English Touring Opera’s production of Flavio and her debut as Carmen at Opera Trondheim. Voje's other repertory includes Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), the Fox (The Cunning Little Vixen) and the title role in Handel’s Teseo. She has performed Waltraute and Wellgunde (Der Ring des Nibelungen) in a production for children at Zürich Opera.

Voje's concert appearances include Peer Gynt with Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven's Symphony no.9 with Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Trondheim Symphonic Orchestra's New Year's concert, Rossini's Petite Messe solennelle, the St John Passion and a concert performance of L'enfant et les sortileges for Den Norske Opera. Her awards include two special prizes at the 2009 Queen Sonja International Music Competition.

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