November 2018, publication of “I’d Go To Jail For a Whale” artwork by the ART@CREATIONS/The Science Fair ensembles.
November 2018, publication of “Liebe Radioaktive Damen und Herren” artwork by the ART@CREATIONS ensemble.
January 2018: release of new CD “Mirages” on LAWO Classics
Songs by Gabriel Fauré. Bettina Smith -mezzosoprano, Jan Willem Nelleke – Piano
August 2018: Publication of “The Big Bang” artwork by the ART@CREATIONS ensemble.
July 2018: Concert in Baden bei Wien Austria, in light of the 40th anniversary of the Franz Schubert Institut Baden bei Wien.
April 2018: Interview with the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation Radio (NRK P2, Spillerom) “Gavepakke til den Norske Opera”.
February 1st, 2017: Bettina as radio guest commentator on the Norwegian Broadcasting Service “Spillerom” program on Monteverdi opera
August 2017: Research project “Elisabeth Claude Jacquet de la Guerre, The Miracle Performer”
Presentation and performance of research project “Elisabeth Claude Jacquet de la Guerre, The Miracle Performer” at the International Congress of Voice Teachers (ICVT) in Stockholm, Sweden.
December 2016: Release of new CD “Fêtes Galantes” on LAWO Classics
Songs by Gabriel Fauré and Claude Debussy. Bettina Smith – mezzosoprano and Einar Røttingen – piano.
November 20th, 2016: Concert at Siljustøl Bergen Museum with Valen Trio
Music by Hvoslef and Fauré.
November 1st, 2016: French and Italian Baroque concert with Bjergsted Barokk at Lille konsertsal, Institute for Music and Dance, Univ. of Stavanger
October 2016: “Elisabeth Claude Jaquet de la Guerre, The Miracle Performer”
Presentation and performance of research project “Elisabeth Claude Jaquet de la Guerre, The Miracle Performer” at the Artistic Research Forum, University of Stavanger.
Autumn, 2016: Recording the work “La Bonne Chanson”
August 25th 2016: Lecture on the topic of M. Ravel’s “Shéhérazade” at the opening of the season of Stavanger Symphony Orchestra.
August, 2016: CD release “Fêtes galantes”, songs by G. Fauré and C. Debussy
June, 2016: During this month, Bettina will record the composition “Trio” by Norwegian composer Ketil Hvoslef (for Soprano, alto and piano)
April 17th, 2016: Concert at “Siljustøl Museum” in Bergen, Norway
Time: 14.00 HRS. Works by Norwegian composer Ketil Hvoslef. With Einar Røttingen-piano.
March 2016: Guest commentator on NRK P2 Spillerom
Bettina talks about her experiences singing Mozart`s mass in c-minor.
February 10th, 2016: Recital at The Institute of Music and Dance at University of Stavanger (Hall: “Lille Konsert Sal”)
New CD release on LAWO Classics “Voices of Women”
The CD “Voices of Women” is now available on LAWO Classics:
Performance of “Rosetta’s Stone”
On January 16th, 2015, mezzosoprano Bettina Smith and pianist Olivera Marinkovic performed the aria “Hippocampus Monologue” from the neuroscience opera “Rosetta’s Stone”. Bettina was singing in the Spinae Company studio Stord, Norway, while Oliveira was at the Operaen i Midten location in Denmark.
The recording of this performance took Place With the help of JamLink Technology.
The Operaen i Midten press release about the event can be read here: http://www.operamidt.com/presse/nyhedsarkiv/tekniske-toner-testet/
“Earth: a Living Planet” DGArtes Cycle
Performance of French and German chamber music at the Fundação Cupertino Miranda in Porto, Portugal, with pianist Erling Eriksen.
Radio interview on the Norwegian National Broadcasting (NRK)’s “Spillerom” program
More information here: https://radio.nrk.no/serie/spillerom-soendag/MKMK13000215/08-03-2015
Performance of “Gloria” by Vivaldi with EnB1 on Dec. 13th 2014
“Write a Science Opera (WASO)” workshop at the European Network of Opera and Dance Education (RESEO) conference.
Performance of excerpts
April 11, 2014
Performance of excerpts from Neuroscience opera “Rosetta’s Stone”
GeNeDis 2014 at Corfu, Greece
December, 2013 (specific date to be disclosed) Guest soloist with EnB1 orchestra’s “Messias” by G. F. Haendel in Haugesund, Norway.
Concert at the Grieg Academy
November 27th, 2013 at 19.30 hrs
Concert at the Grieg Academy in Bergen, songs by Clara Schumann and Lili Boulanger.
Performance of opera arias
November 12th, 2013
Performance of opera arias at the University of Haifa’s Hecht Hall.
Concert in Dorn, Holland
November 3rd, 2013
Concert in Dorn, Holland with pianist Jan Willem Nelleke.
Concert arranger: Vrienden van het Lied. Time: 15:00
Program: Schubert, Grieg, Faure
“Profiles of Women”
New CD “Profiles of Women”, with music by Norwegian composers Fartein Valen, Ketil Hvoslef and Jostein Stalheim, to be released in the Autumn of 2013.
In July 2013, Bettina performed the main role “Mrs. Schroedinger” in the opera “Quantum Mechanic” by American composer John Bilotta and librettist John McGrew at the Fresh Voices Festival in San Francisco, USA.