Trine Bastrup Møller

Samling Artist Programme: 2002

Trine has studied in London at the Royal Academy Opera School (Dip.RAM) and at the National Opera Studio, and in Copenhagen at the Royal Danish Academy’s Soloist Class.

Trine had her Royal Danish Opera debut in 2008 in David McVicar’s production of Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea, in the rôles of Amore and Valletto, a debut for which she received the prestigious Reumert Talent Award. Other Danish Royal Opera engagements include A Waternymph in Dvorak’s Rusalka, Cherubino (Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro), Olga (Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin), and Mercedes (Bizet: Carmen). She made her Danish debut as Dorabella (Mozart: Cosi fan Tutte) for Den Ny Opera in Esbjerg 2006, for whom she has also sung Rosina (Rossini: Il Barbiere di Seviglia) and Ramiro (Mozart: La finta Giardiniera). Future engagements include Angelina (Rossini: La Cenerentola) for Tiroler Landestheater, Innsbruck, and Rosina for The Danish National Opera.

Trine’s recent concert appearances include Verdi: Requiem with Randers Chamber Orchestra, Handel: Messiah with the Mogens Dahl Ensemble, and Bach: Christmas Oratorio with the West Jutland Symphony Orchestra. She has performed most major oratorios, and is also a busy recitalist, and as a member of Elfenbenstaarnet, creating many new concept performances mixing lieder with theatre and visual art, most recently the much acclaimed Hanging Gardens at the Copenhagen Music Theatre, over Schoenberg’s lied cycle Das Buch der Hängenden Gärten.

Trine has received the Van Hauen Scholarship and several other Danish Scholarships and bursaries, the Lucille Graham Award at the Royal Academy of Music, the Elisabeth Dons Memorial Scholarship 2009, and, same year, the Aalborg Opera Prize.