Britten - Les Illuminations; Debussy - Ariettes oubliees | Swedish Society SCD1176

Britten - Les Illuminations; Debussy - Ariettes oubliees


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Label: Swedish Society

Cat No: SCD1176

Barcode: 0822359002647

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Vocal/Choral

Release Date: 3rd December 2021



Sofie Asplund (soprano)
Lunds Kammarsolister


Britten, Benjamin

Les Illuminations, op.18

Debussy, Claude

Ariettes oubliees (6) (arr. for soprano and strings)
Suite bergamasque
» III Clair de Lune (arr. for string orchestra)


Sofie Asplund (soprano)
Lunds Kammarsolister


The coloratura soprano Sofie Asplund, has since she graduated from University College of Opera in Stockholm 2013, excelled in her major role debuts at the Gothenburg Opera, the Royal Opera in Stockholm, Finnish National Opera and The Norwegian National Opera and Malmö Opera. She has been rewarded with scholarships such as Birgit Nilsson, Anders Wall, Stena A Olsson, Royal Music Academy and Drottningholm Court Theatre grant. 2018, she became the first artist to win the newly established singing competition Shymberg Award.

Last season Sofie Asplund made her first Musetta and Waldvogel at the Göteborg Opera’s streamed productions of La Bohème and Siegfried. The previous season she sung Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro on the same stage. That year also entailed guest performances as Gilda at the Norwegian National Opera’s production of Rigoletto. That same season also included several major concerts, amongst them, Ein deutsches Requiem with the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra led by the esteemed Christoph Eschenbach, and solo appearances at the Nobel prize award ceremony.

In 2018/2019 Sofie sang her first Zerbinetta in Ariadne auf Naxos at the Göteborg Opera. Sofie was a guest at the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm as Constance in Dialogues des carmélites and Zerlina in Don Giovanni. She participated in Barbara Hannigan’s Equilibrium young artists’ project where she sang Anne Trulove in The Rake’s Progress in concert houses such Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Philharmonie de Paris and Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg.

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