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Sophie Haagen has a warm, tall and dark mezzo-soprano with beautiful line and she is an agile performer.
She studied singing at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, both as an undergraduate and a graduate. She was subsequently accepted into the Opera Academy of the Royal Danish Theatre to train as a soloist. She also studied at the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, New York, and at the School of the Aspen Music Festival in Colorado.
In October 2019, Sophie won first prize with pianist Elias Holm at the Copenhagen Lied Duo Competition. She is an experienced oratorio singer, concert singer and recitalist. Her annual performances Copenhagen Opera Festival have given her important experience in the fields of contemporary music and immersive and site-specific immersive and site-specific performances.
Sophie has participated in masterclasses with eminent singers, pianists and vocal teachers such as Matthew Rose, Gregory Lamar, Bo Skovhus, Michael Eliasen, Andreas Haefliger and Anne Sophie von Otter. In New York she worked with conductor Benton Hess and director Steven Daigle, and in Aspen with Edward Berkeley. She is a recipient of the 2021 Léonie Sonning Talent Award and a scholarship recipient of the
International Association of the Richard Wagner Societies Bayreuth 2023 for emerging vocal talent.
Sophie Haagen speaks German, English and several Scandinavian languages