Kiberg, Tina, Danish soprano; b. Copenhagen, Dec. 30, 1958. She received vocal training in Copenhagen. In 1983 she made her debut at the Royal Opera in Copenhagen as Leonora in Nielsen’s Maskarade, and then returned there as Wagner’s Elsa in 1984, Strauss’s Marschallin in 1988, Mozart’s Countess in 1990, Helene in Les Vêpres siciliennes in 1991, Strauss’s Ariadne in 1992, and Wagner’s Eva in 1996. As a guest artist, she appeared in various European music centers, among them as Elsa at the Vienna State Opera in 1990 and the Opéra de la Bastille in Paris in 1991, and as Elisabeth in Tannhäuser at the Bayreuth Festival in 1992, where she returned as Sieglinde in 1995. In 1993 she sang Sieglinde at the Lyric Opera in Chicago, returning there in 1996 in that role and as Freia. In 1998 she appeared as the Marschallin in Geneva. She also pursued an active career as a lieder artist and as a soloist with orchs.
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire