Biography, Ina Kringlebotn, soprano


Ina Kringlebotn was born in Moss, Norway 1983, and she died from malignant melanoma in Oslo, Norway 2015-06-21. She married Ludvig Lindström, baritone, just before her death, and left a daughter, Vilja Sofia, born 2015-02-11.

Ina studied at the Norwegian Academy of Music and the Royal Opera Academy in Copenhagen.

In 2007, she made her operatic debut at the Norwegian opera, singing in the role of Valencienne in Die Lustige Witwe.

Ina took part in the Academie européenne de musique at the Festival Aix-en-Provence 2007, and was selected as Laureat HSBC, followed by a concert tour in China.

The next year, she sang the character of Sandrina in Haydn’s L’infedeltà delusa in Aix-en-Provence, and gave guest performances with this production in Monaco, Sceaux, Bilbao, Valladolid and Bremen.

In 2009, Ina Kringlebotn did the role Mimì in La Bohème at Oscarsborgoperaen, Norway, and gave guest performances as Fortuna in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Norwegian Opera.

From 2010-13, Ina Kringlebotn was a member of the Komische Oper Berlin ensemble, and performed roles such as La Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro, Eva in Die Meistersinger,  the title role in Rusalka, Michaëla in Carmen, Agathe in Der Freischütz, 1.Dame in Der Zauberflöte, and Juanita in Kurt Weills Der Kuhhandel.