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Edith Guillaume  

mezzo-soprano

Edith Guillaume made her debut from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen as a soloist in 1969. Her opera debut came at the Danish National Opera in Aarhus i 1970 and from 1974 until 1994 she was with the Royal Opera in Copenhagen. She has sung many leading roles in classical operas such as Carmen and Der Rosenkavalier, but is also well known for her performances in contemporary musical drama. Edith Guillaume has ap-peared in the premieres of a number of operas including The Metamorphoses of Orpheus, The Young Park and The Revenge of Truth by Ib Nørholm, Miss Julie by Antonio Bibalo, The Miserly Pig and Mirandolina by Yngve Jan Trede, Siddharta and Gilgamesh by Per Nørgård, Grinning at the Devil by James Wilson, The Last Virtuoso and Anatomical Opera by Lars Klit.

Live Dates



Discography

The Royal Guest
The Royal Guest
Hakon Børresen

CD 8.226020 (2005)

A wonderful fable of love – and one of the most successful Danish operas ever

Leonora Christine
Leonora Christine
Andy Pape

CD 8.224171-72 (2001)

A gripping chamber opera about the princess who is imprisoned by her own father

Siddharta
Siddharta
Per Nørgård

CD 8.224031-32 (1995)