LÉONIE SONNING TALENT PRIZE 2023
Louise McClelland Jacobsen was born in 1997 in Copenhagen and has a Danish/New Zealand background. After MGK, she was educated at the Royal Danish Academy of Music, the Opera Academy in Copenhagen, and the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg. In addition, Louise has been a soloist with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Jönköbings Sinfonietta, Ensemble Storstrøm, Sankt Annæ Symphony Orchestra and Concerto Copenhagen. Back in 2021, she won the first Rued Langgaard Competition together with pianist Kristian Riisager. The money included in the Léonie Sonning Talent Prize will be used on study trips in Scandinavia, Vienna, and Germany.