Louise McClelland Jacobsen
Born in 1997, Louise McClelland Jacobsen is a soprano hailing from both Denmark and New Zealand, currently residing in Copenhagen. She has completed her studies at esteemed institutions including the Royal Danish Academy of Music, the Opera Academy and the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg. In 2023, Jacobsen marked her debut on the theatrical stage at the Royal Danish Theatre, portraying the role of the 5th maiden in Strauss’s Elektra. Commencing from the 2023/24 season, she secures her position within the theatre’s Young Artist Ensemble, embracing characters like the High Priestess in Verdi’s Aida and Pamina in Mozart’s The Magic Flute.
She is a sought-after concert singer and has achieved significant success in oratorios, operas and Lieder and has left a remarkable imprint as soloist in concerts, gracing prestigious ensembles including the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Jönköping Sinfonietta, Royal Danish Orchestra and Concerto Copenhagen. In 2021, she won the inaugural Rued Langgaard Competition alongside pianist Kristian Riisager.