Frøy Hovland Holtbakk is a Norwegian lyric coloratura soprano.
She grew up in Skurdalen, a small village nearby Hardangervidda, Europe´s largest high mountain plateau. Frøy is now based in Copenhagen, where she just finished her studies at The Royal Danish Opera Academy with Susanna Eken as her teacher. During her studies Frøy worked with roles as Giulietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni and Ginevra in Ariodante. As her final exam she sang Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, and the exam jury described her as an artistic personality, with an impressive flexibility and special timbre in her voice and a generous and touching stage presence.
She has her Bachelor from Barratt Due Music Institute in Oslo, and also a broad background from theater and musical with studies at Romerike Folk High School (theater) and Bårdar Academy (musical theater).
She made her debut as Papagena in Die Zauberflöte at the Royal Danish Opera in 2017, and did the part as Ida in Die Fledermaus the year after. This season she will have her role debut as Frasquita in Carmen at the same house.
Phone: +47 99229631
An opera begins long before the curtain goes up and ends long after it has come down. It starts in my imagination, it becomes my life, and it stays part of my life long after I've left the opera house.