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Elisabeth Gimmestad


For Bergen National Opera, she has sung in the fairytale operas on the prison island Ulvsnesøy both in 2016 and 2017, and she was Gretel in Hansel and Gretel on tour in 2017.

The lyric coloratura soprano Elisabeth Gimmestad is from Sandane in Norway. She finished her bachelor degree with an additional year at the University of Stavanger and at the National Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome, withElizabeth Norberg-Schulz and Claudio di Segni as her teachers. Afterwards she got her master degree at the Norwegian Academy of Music in Oslo 2017. She has given concerts and performed in opera productions at Opera Nordfjord, Oslo Operafestival, Christiania Teater, Accademia Filarmonica Romana in Roma – among others.

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Carmen Nett2
Running period: 19-19/10

Carmen on tour

In a one hour performance, Carmen will be distilled into a passionate dramatic story, with all the major arias.

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Paperbag Princess Web
Running period: 09-09/09

Fengselsopera - Papirposeprinsessen

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Papirposeprinsessen Prinsessensloss Nett
Running period: 18/11

The Paper Bag Princess

Come and join in all the humour and drama that unfolds when Händel meets Norwegian folk tunes, a prince is kidnapped by a dragon, and a brave princess comes to the rescue.

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Hans og Grete
Running period: 03/11-03/11

Hansel and Gretel

A new version of Humperdincks well-known opera.

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