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Katinka Fogh Vindelev is a Danish classically trained soprano and composer.

“My work is based on a continuous exploration of the voice, always in the center as the primary source of sound and material.” 

As a singer and performer, Katinka has a versatile career, often bridging genres, collaborating and working both nationally and internationally.

This November 2019 Katinka will be singing at The Royal Danish Theatre in Copenhagen premiering the new opera ‘Liebestod – an opera:tion‘ with music by the Swedish composers Sofia Jernberg and Henrik Strindberg and a libretto by Cia Rinne!

In 2018 Katinka released her first full length voice composition Moonologue
Initiated and created in collaboration with visual artist Marie Kølbæk Iversen and commissioned by Louisiana Museum the piece was performed twice during their acclaimed The Moon exhibition. Moonologue is released on vinyl by Antipyrine and features counter tenor Morten Grove Frandsen and Vindelev herself

Katinka is a member of We like We a Danish composer collective and quartet, who recently released their second full length album Next to the entire all on the Berlin-based label Sonic Pieces. Expanding their inspiration and influence from the classical roots, We like We creates music that travels beyond the grid of genres. This Summer We like We premiered a new chamber opera, Myte om Mørke with Libretto by Alexandra Moltke Johansen, at Copenhagen Operafestival produced by Nordic Opera!

During 2017 Katinka had her first solo exhibition My voice is your voice, portraying the human voice through three installations, all of which have alienation as a thematic focal point.

Katinka works closely with artist and composer Jacob Kirkegaard. In 2016/2017 Katinka and Jacob performed their collaborative performance piece Eustachia for two voices at Louisiana Museum, ARoS Kunstmuseum and Fridman Gallery in NYC. 

She has toured with the Danish band Efterklang, performed as a soloist in Karsten Fundal‘s audiovisual orchestra work ‘Liquid Rooms’ with Odense Symphony Orchestra and appears on number of acclaimed film soundtracks, latest A Ghost Story by American composer Daniel Hart.

This website focuses mainly on Katinka’s present projects and works. For previous works and collaborations see CV

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