Lise has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the Grieg Academy of Music in Bergen, Norway, the university where she achieved a bachelor’s degree in classical singing in 2010. The highest honour the University of Bergen can give those not employed by the university, honorary doctorates are awarded to distinguished individuals for outstanding work or service in a particular field.
Grieg academy is where Lise developed her understanding about song and immersed herself in Baroque music. She then took a master’s degree at the Royal Danish Music Conservatory, followed by the Opera Academy in Copenhagen.
Read Lise’s interview with University of Bergen here.
This month also sees Lise’s new recording of Weber’s Der Freischütz released on 25 October, available to pre-order here.