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Sventelius, Emma - Mezzo Soprano

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Sventelius, EmmaMezzo Soprano
Sventelius, EmmaMezzo Soprano
Sventelius, EmmaMezzo Soprano
Sventelius, EmmaMezzo Soprano
Sventelius, EmmaMezzo Soprano

Biography

The Swedish mezzo-soprano Emma Sventelius began in 2013 her Bachelor’s degree in Voice Performance at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in the class of Prof. Helene Gjerris. Currently she is completing her bachelor degree at Music and Performing Arts Vienna working primarily with Priv.-Doz. Mag. art. Rannveig Braga-Postl. And she is a student of the Swedish tenor Erik Årman.
 
She has sung on masterclasses given by A.D. David Gowland, Krassimira Stoyanova, Mireia Pintó, and Matti Hirvonen among others. Additionally, she has worked with coaches such as Ulrich Staerk and Stephan Mathias Lademann.
 
Her recent and upcoming engagement includes Suzuki in Madama Butterfly at Deutsche Oper am Rhein, the title role as Carmen at Malmö Opera, the title role in Händel’s Orlando at Royal Opera in Stockholm and Christmas Oratorio with Odense Symphony Orchestra.
 
In the 19/20 season she will be part of the ensemble at Theater Bonn where she will sing Octavian in Rosenkavalier, Cherubino in Nozze di Figaro, Kate in Madama Butterfly and Russian Nanny in Britten’s “Death in Venice” among others. She will also sing Mozart Requiem with Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra , Beethoven IX with Beethoven Orchester Bonn and Bach’s Weinachtsoratorium with Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra.
 
On the opera stage, she has sung in a variety of roles including: The Sorceress in Dido and Aeneas by Purcell, both at the University of Lund and at the Festspiel of Piteå, the title role in Bizet's Carmen at The old Theatre in Vadstena, the role of Mezzosoprano 1, a role composed for her, in the premiere performance of Stabat Mater – a chamber opera by F. Bayani Mabalot at the Concert hall of The Royal Danish Academy of Music, and the role of The Provoker in the experimental circus-opera with music by Händel, Vivaldi and Strozzi, performed at Stenkrossen in Lund. She has also performed the role of Charlotte in Massenet’s Werther and Orfeo in Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, both partially, at the University of Music and Performing arts Vienna. In the summer of 2016 she will sing the part of Vera in the premiere production of the opera “Det går an” at the Castle of Läckö operacompany.
 
Equally at home with oratorio, Emma has sung the alto/mezzo-soprano solos in the Mozart Requiem, Stabat Mater by G. Pergolesi, The Holy Night by H. Rosenberg, Stabat Mater by A. Scarlatti, Oratorio de Noël by C. Saent-Saëns and Messe pour deux voix by C. Chaminade. She has also performed in several Liederabende (recitals), as has she toured with the semi-staged performance of Karin and the King.
 
In 2015 she was awarded the Joel Berglund-Foundation Scholarship by the Soloist of the Royal Opera in Stockholm and in the summer of 2016 she will receive the Aurora Lillieros Scholarship for singers. Before that she was in 2013 named the Art Scholar of the City of Lund.