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Djina Mai-Mai  

soprano

Djina Mai-Mai (soprano) made her debut in 1986 as Barbarina in The Marriage of Figaro, and the next year sang the Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute. Since then she has sung innumerable roles, among which can be mentioned Olympia in Tales of Hoffmann, Musette in La Bohème, Norina in Don Pasquale, Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier, the Princess in The Love for Three Oranges and Zerbinetta in Ariane auf Naxos. In the 1995/96 season she added the role of Ophelia in Ambroise Thomas' Hamlet to her extensive repertoire. She has performed with the Danish Radio Sinfonietta in a "historical" concert at the Royal Danish Opera in the bel canto repertoire. In the summer of 1996 she appeared as a soloist with the Nice Philharmonic Orchestra under the conductor Klaus Weise, and the same year she performed in the Cultural Capital 1996 event The Three Sopranos with the Odense Symphony Orchestra. Djina Mai-Mai has also sung the title roles in the Danish Broadcasting Corporation's TV productions of Jánacek's The Cunning Little Vixen and Stravinsky's The Nightingale. She has been a soloist with all Danish regional orchestras in performances of masses and oratorios.

Live Dates

05/12/2011   American Record Guide

Bo Holten: The Visit of the Royal Physician
"The performance and production are beyond reproach. Camera work keeps the singers in almost constant close-ups, and their acting is compelling. So is their singing."
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21/11/2011   Gramophone

Bo Holten: The Visit of the Royal Physician
"Holten has produced a serious, thought-provoking drama and as such it is not to be underestimated."
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07/05/2010   Klassisk

Bo Holten: The Visit of the Royal Physician
4 Stars

"Smukkere kærlighedshistorie skal man lede længe efter"
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Discography

The Visit of the Royal Physician (DVD)
The Visit of the Royal Physician (DVD)
Bo Holten

DVD 2.110408 (2010)

Bo Holten's new and greatly received opera on DVD recorded live from the Royal Opera in Copenhagen

Orchestral Works
Orchestral Works
John Frandsen

CD 8.226508 (2004)

Overwhelmingly beautiful contemporary music by a key figure in Danish musical life

The Handmaid's Tale
The Handmaid's Tale
Poul Ruders

CD 8.224165-66 (2001)

Vor tids stærkeste opera – et genialt og rystende værk

Ungdom og Galskab (Youth and Folly)
Ungdom og Galskab (Youth and Folly)
Edouard Dupuy

CD 8.224066-67 (1997)

A witty, melodious Singspiel, performed hundreds of times since the premiere in 1806!


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