Karin Lovelius


Was born in Sweden, and completed her vocal education at the Operastudio 67 in Stockholm and at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. She made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2004. She has appeared as a guest at the Musica Nova Festival in Helsinki, at the Ystadsoperan, at the Savonlinna Opera Festival/Dalhalla, and at the Royal Opera and the Folkoperan in Stockholm. She has been a member of the ensemble at the Oper Leipzig since the 2010/11 season. In the 2018/19 season she returns as Fricka in Das Rheingold and Die Walküre, Grimgerde in Die Walküre, Waltraute and the first Norn in Götterdämmerung, Klytämnestra in Elektra, the mother in Hänsel und Gretel and Marcellina in The Marriage of Figaro, Herodias in Salome, Maddalena in Rigoletto, Annina in Der Rosenkavalier, Jezibaba in Rusalka, and she adds the role of Mary in The Flying Dutchman to her repertoire. 2019/20 she appears as the mother in Hänsel und Gretel  und Knusper, knusper, knäuschen..., Fricka in Das Rheingold and Die Walküre, the nurse in Die Frau ohne Schatten, Waltraute and the first norn in Götterdämmerung, Kartenaufschlägerin in Arabella, Jezibaba in Rusalka, Mary in The Flying Dutchman and Erda in Das Rheingold and Siegfried. New: 2020/21 Livie in Les Barbares.