Rikke Frisk, Executive Producer, Copenhagen Opera Festival.
Rikke Frisk joined Copenhagen Opera Festival as the Executive Producer in 2017. With a background in architecture and communication and as an experienced creative leader. Despite coming from the world outside of opera, Peter Lodahl, appointed Rikke as the festival’s Executive Producer after just a two hour meeting.
Rikke is the Chair Woman of the board for one Denmark’s leading venues for contemporary, experimental Jazz and world music: ALICE CPH and was a member of the board at the previous venue in the same location, called GLOBAL.
Rikke is also the founder and co-director of the community focused culture production company: Indgreb. Indgreb specializes in projects within participant-driven art and innovation events.
Rikke co-initiated and acted as festival director for Talk Town - a debate festival on gender, equality and feminism.
She worked as the festival manager and co-creator of Strøm – the leading festival for electronic music in Scandinavia, which she ran for several years. Subsequently, Rikke was head of the secretariat for Copenhagen’s hosting of WOMEX – the world’s biggest world music fair and festival.