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Elisabeth Jansson   (Born 1976)

mezzo-soprano

The Swedish-born mezzo-soprano Elisabeth Jansson had her debut at the Royal Danish Theatre in 2003 as Cherubino in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. Since 2005 she has been engaged by the theatre as a soloist. She trained at the Richard Strauss Conservatoire in Munich, the Royal Academy of Music in London and the Opera Academy in Copenhagen. She has also attended master classes with among others Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Barbara Bonney, Brigitte Fassbaender and Philip Langridge. Her major roles at the Royal Theatre include Cherubino in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, Hermia in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Miranda in Adès’ The Tempest. Elisabeth Jansson is a busy oratorio soloist, and has worked with several Scandinavian and English orchestras. She has been awarded the Joel Berglund Grant and the Reumert Talent Prize 2004 as well as several singing prizes at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Live Dates

09/09/2010   The Royal Physician hits in UK and the US
The DVD release of Bo Holten's opera gets top marks in the world's leading opera periodicals
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08/04/2010   New videos: The Visit of the Royal Physician
View promotion trailer and artists' interviews from our spectacular new DVD production of Bo Holten's opera "The Visit of the Royal Physician"
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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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02/09/2010   Opera News

Bo Holten: The Visit of the Royal Physician
"The cast is superb...The Royal Physician would make a welcome addition to the world's great opera houses."
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02/09/2010   Opera Magazine

Bo Holten: The Visit of the Royal Physician
"The performances are admirable, without exception." DISC OF THE MONTH September 2010
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19/07/2010   Records International

Bo Holten: The Visit of the Royal Physician
"A compelling and emotionally gripping opera in the finest tradition of the genre."
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11/06/2010   Nordjyske Stiftstidende

Bo Holten: The Visit of the Royal Physician
5 Stars

"Man kan kun glæde sig over DVD'ens udsøgte kvalitet."
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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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Photo: Yvonne Rambring

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


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