Erika Sax

Confidencen-stipendat 2005

The lyric dramatic mezzo soprano Erika Sax made her début already before she graduated from the University College of Opera in Stockholm, as Rossinis Cenerentola at the Wermland Opera in Karlstad, Sweden. Her performance  there led straight to engagement at the Gothenburg Opera as Pauline in Tjajkovskijs Pique Dame. Erika has since then been a regular guest at the Gothenburg Opera singing parts as; Maddalena in Verdis Rigoletto,  Orlofsky in Strauss Der Fledermaus, Alisa in Donizettis Lucia di Lammermoor, Larina in Tjajkovskijs Eugen Onegin, Sonjetka in Schostakovichs Lady Macbeth from Mzensk, among many others.
Recent engagements include Annina in Christof Loys critically acclaimed production of Richard Strauss Der Rosenkavalier at the Royal Swedish Opera, Madame Giry in The Phantom of the Opera and Dryade in Richard Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos at the Gothenburg Opera. 


R. Strauss: Sein wir wieder gut (Ariadne auf Naxos)


Wagner: Fricka from Die Walküre "So ist es denn aus mit den ewigen Göttern”

Verdi: Liber scriptus from Requiem