Deborah Sanders

Arts Management

A Soprano Like No Other: Åsa Jäger Joins Arbour Artists

Arbour Artists is thrilled to announce an exciting new addition to their distinguished roster: the Swedish dramatic soprano,  Åsa Jäger. Known for her compelling interpretations in dramatic repertoire and captivating stage presence, Åsa is currently receiving outstanding reviews for her portrayal of Senta “Der fliegende Holländer” at Gothenburg Opera. With further performances scheduled throughout March and early April, she continues to enchant audiences and critics alike, solidifying her position as a luminary in the world of opera.

 

 

Åsa’s journey to the forefront of the opera stage is marked by a series of remarkable achievements and endorsements from the most respected names in classical music critique. From her magnificent debut as Brunnhilde to her portrayal of Senta, Åsa’s vocal prowess and interpretative depth have earned her widespread acclaim. Her recent performances have not only showcased her exceptional talent but have also demonstrated her ability to captivate and move audiences with her voice and presence.

Critics have been unanimous in their praise, highlighting Åsa’s “blazing vocal interpretation,” “outstanding freshness,” and “charisma” on stage. Her ability to embody complex characters with nuance and power has set her apart, making her performances unforgettable experiences for opera enthusiasts. Whether it’s the clarity and personality of her voice, her believable acting, or her compelling stage presence, Åsa Jäger has proven herself to be a force of nature in the opera world.


Åsa’s background is as impressive as her recent performances. A graduate with Hons from the  University College of Opera in Stockholm, she is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including scholarships from both the Swedish and Danish Wagner Societies. Her future engagements are eagerly anticipated; they promise to further showcase her versatility and depth as an artist, contributing ground-breaking interpretations of Wagner’s works. First up:  Kent Nagano’s project Wagner Lesarten, in which she sings Brunnhilde Götterdämmerung at Elbphilharmonie on May 1, at Dresden Music Festival on May 9, and at Lucerne Festival on August 8, 2024. 


We look forward to witnessing and supporting Åsa’s continued success and contributions to the classical music landscape. Her future performances are not to be missed, as each promises to be a showcase of her remarkable talent and a celebration of opera’s enduring power to move and inspire.

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About Deborah Sanders

Deborah Sanders has worked in the international world of performing arts for over 30 years. Starting in New Zealand where she was born, she worked her way through all the backstage disciplines—lighting, sound, props and stage mechanics—experience that culminated in the role of Production and Lighting Manager on The Rocky Horror Show with international artists which toured NZ for six months. She became Acting Manager of Wellington’s State Opera House during an ownership transition when the venue hosted some of the biggest names in global entertainment.

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