Dam-Jensen, Inger (3/13/1964 )
Winner of the Cardiff Singer of the World Competition in 1993, Inger Dam-Jensen began her formal music education at the Royal Danish Academy of Music before moving to the Danish Opera School in 1990 to study with Kirsten Buhl Møller. She has appeared with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra under Sir Colin Davis, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under Bernard Haitink, the Philharmonia Orchestra under Christoph von Dohnányi, the Orchestra of the Bastille under James Conlon, and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra under Edo de Waart, among others. Inger Dam-Jensen’s operatic rôles include Pamina for Opéra Bastille, and Despina, Blondchen and Lisa in La sonnambula for Covent Garden. At home in Denmark with Royal Danish Opera she has undertaken a series of leading rôles with equal distinction. She appears widely in recital and has a number of distinguished recordings to her credit.