Tuva Semmingsen was born in Norway and trained at the Norwegian State
Academy of Music and the Royal Opera Academy in Copenhagen.
Recently the artist has
performed Irene/Theodora by Händel and Vivaldi recital at Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, Claudio/Lucio Cornelio Silla at Internationale Händel-Festspiele
Göttingen, Mozart Requiemwith Copenhagen Chapel
Choir, a concert tour with Esbjerg Ensemble, Film music concerts with
Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Irene/Theodora at
Karlsruhe Händel Festival, Mozarts Requiem with Malmö Symphony
Giovanni at Den Ny Opera, Rosina/Il barbiere di Siviglia at
Bergen International Festival and at Nordnorsk Opera, Ruggiero/Alcina at
the Royal Danish Opera and the Norwegian Opera and Alcina/Orlando
Paladino at Drottningholms Slottsteater.
highlights among others include Daniel/Belshazzar by
Händel at Zürich Opera House and Hermia/A Midsummer Night's Dream at
In previous seasons the artist performed Idomeneo on tour with Les Arts
Florissants/Christie, Rosina at the Norwegian State Opera and in Opera de
Nancy and Reims and Giulio Cesare with Le Concert d'Astree and Emmanuelle
Haïm at the Opera of Lille. At the concert podium she sang Handel’s Il Trionfo
del Tempo e del Disinganno with Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, under the baton
of Fabio Biondi. At the Royal Danish Opera Tuva Semmingsen has sung
Rosmira/Partenope, Cherubino/Le Nozze di Figaro, Melisande/Pelleas et
Melisande, Gymnasiast/Lulu, Lola/Cavalleria, Meg Page/Falstaff.
Other productions are Giulio Cesare at
the Norwegian Opera conducted by Rinaldo Alessandrini and directed by Stefan
Herheim, and Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Grand Opéra de Reims, Don Giovanni
at the Royal Danish Opera as Zerlina, and Nerone/L’Incoronazione di Poppea,
among others under the direction of David McVicar.
Tuva Semmingsen made her debut in 1999
at the Royal Danish Opera, Copenhagen as Cherubino/Le Nozze di Figaro, a role
she also performed at Teatro la Fenice, Venice in 2000. At
the Royal Danish Opera she has also appeared amongst other as Sesto/Giulio
Cesare, Angelina/La Cenerentola, Minerva and Melanto in Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in
Patria, and as Rosina/Il Barbiere di Siviglia.