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Born in Hamburg, soprano Bettina Jensen received her musical education from Norma Sharp at the Academy of Music Hanns Eisler in Berlin. She won several vocal competitions and was awarded numerous scholarships, the Hanns-Eisler-Prize, among others.
While studying, she gained first stage experience being engaged by various opera houses, such as the Berlin State Opera Unter den Linden, where she appeared as Gorgo in Richard Straussī musical comedy "Des Esels Schatten", in Klagenfurt (Austria), where she convinced as Servilia in Mozartīs "La Clemenza di Tito", and at the Komische Oper Berlin, where she successfully sang the First Lady in Mozartīs "The Magic Flute" as well as the role of Agathe in von Weberīs "Der Freischütz". She furthermore appeared in Lucerne (1999), where Agathe, Donna Anna in Mozartīs "Don Giovanni" and the Governess in Brittenīs "The Turn of the Screw" were very successful with audience and press alike.
Between 2002 and 2007, she continually broadened her repertoire as a member of the ensemble of the Komische Oper Berlin, working with numerous acknowledged directors and conductors, performing Marie in Smetanasīs "The Bartered Bride", Countess in Mozartīs "Le Nozze di Figaro", Micaela in Bizetīs"Carmen", Rosalinde in Straussī operetta "Die Fledermaus", and Hanna Glawari in Lčharīs "The Merry Widow". She also won over the audience with her celebrated Agathe and as Donna Anna.
Guest performances have brought her to opera houses in Germany of Wiesbaden, Essen, Hannover, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Komische Oper Berlin, Bremen, Hannover, Kassel, Leipzig, Linz (Austria), Basel (Switzerland), Tokio (Japan), Tel Aviv (Israel), Hong Kong Opera (China), Barcelona Teatre del Liceu (Spain) and to name a few.
Bettina Jensen gave her first masterclass in Jakarta.