Stina Schmidt is a mezzo soprano with warm, lyric timbre and a wide register, who interprets ”hosen” roles in a rare and convincing way. She had her debut in the Royal Theatre in Copenhagen as Flora in La Traviata and she toured Denmark with ”Opera ind til benet”, a production made by Kasper Holten and Henrik Engelbrecht for The Royal Theatre in Copenhagen. In the summer of 2012 she will appear in The New Opera’s production of The Magic Flute.
Stina Schmidt graduated from the Opera Academy in Copenhagen in the summer of 2011. She studied with royal opera singer Anne Margrethe Dahl. She has regularly been coached by Fiona MacSherry, Mikael Eliassen, Rachel Andrist and Thomas Darelius.
In the academy productions for The Royal Theatre, she has done the roles of Nerone in L’Incoronazione di Poppea, Mère Marie in Dialogues des Carmelites and Mercedes in Carmen. Other productions in the academy include Sesto in La Clemenza di Tito, Iocaste in Oedipus Rex, Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier, Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro and Meg in Fallstaff. She has also studied roles like Der Komponist in Ariadne auf Naxos, Dorabella in Cosi fan Tutte, Charlotte in Werther, Isabella in l’Italiana in Algieri and Carmen.
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