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Gun-Brit Barkmin

Biography

German-born Gun-Brit Barkmin is considered one of today’s most exciting interpreters of Richard Strauss, in demand for Salome, Chrysothemis (Elektra) and Ariadne (Ariadne auf Naxos) around the globe, including at Wiener Staatsoper, Carnegie Hall, Opernhaus Zürich and at London’s BBC Proms. Barkmin creates thrilling portrayals of some of opera’s most complex leading ladies including Marie (Wozzeck), Katerina Ismailova (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk) and Emilia Marty (Věc Makropulos) and enjoys an ongoing collaboration with many of the world’s top conductors including Andris Nelsons, Semyon Bychkov, Fabio Luisi and Vladimir Jurowski.

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