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Randi Stene

Randi Stene has been a regular guest at The Met in New York, Covent Garden in London and Bastille in Paris.

Norwegian mezzo soprano Randi Stene trained at Norwegian State Academy of Music and at The Royal Opera Academy in Copenhagen. In 1988 she made her debut as 3rd Boy in The Magic Flute at the opera in Copenhagen. She had her international debut in 1993 at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris as Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier.

Recent highlights include Magdelone/Maskarade and Herodias in Salome in Copenhagen, as well as Fricka in Die Walküre at Den Ny Opera in Esbjerg. Stene is now also Artistic Director at Trondheim Symfoniorkester & Opera. Her first appearance at Bergen National Bergen was as the Old Lady in Candide autumn 2018. From August 2020 she will take up the post as Opera Director for the Norwegian National Opera in Oslo. (Update: January 2020)