Lea Quortrup is a classical singer, educated at the Royal Academy of Music in Aarhus and at the Royal Danish Opera Academy in Copenhagen with Prof. Kirsten Buhl-MÃ¸ller. She graduated in 2015. Lea made her debut at the Royal Theatre in the role of Zerlina in Mozartâ€™s Don Giovanni with Concerto Copenhagen. During her years at the Academy, she performed with several professional orchestras, for example, as a soloist in Mozartâ€™s Requiem with the Danish National Chamber Orchestra, dir. Adam Fischer and with the Leipziger Chamber Orchestra, dir. Morten Schuldt-Jensen.
In the autumn of 2015, she received a residency in Rome to study the Italian language and the art of Bel Canto.
Lea received the Sonning Music Prize for young talents in the spring of 2016.