TACT congratulates Soprano Victoria Randem with a phenomenal debut in the role of Alida in Peter Eötvös' world premiere of Sleepless!
The premiere performance, which took place on November 28th at the Staatsoper Berlin, was conducted by the composer himself and staged by the film director Kornél Mundruczó.
We are delighted to share Randem's critical acclaim for the portrayal of Alida:
"...Victoria Randem [is ]exquisite ...with an ethereal beauty and meltingly lovely top notes.” – Financial Times
"The Norwegian soprano Victoria Randem is the star of the evening" lauded the -Morgenpost.
"With touching intensity, the Norwegian soprano Victoria Randem interprets the role of the pregnant Alida, who - like Mary in the biblical Christmas story - finds no shelter with her husband." - Musik Heute
"The singing is at an enormously high level, firstly by Victoria Randem as Alida..." - Berliner Zeitung
Anton Schlatz of konzertkritik most poignantly described Victoria as "strong in acting and sound, great colors, rich timbre: Victoria Randem" - Konzertkritik
Randem can be seen in this role at the Staatsoper Berlin through December 16,2021 and looks forward to reprising Alida at the Grand Théâtre de Genève in the spring 2022 as well as in MÜPA Budapest.