Search

Sventelius, Emma - Mezzo Soprano

  To Roster
Sventelius, EmmaMezzo Soprano
Sventelius, EmmaMezzo Soprano
Sventelius, EmmaMezzo Soprano
Sventelius, EmmaMezzo Soprano
Sventelius, EmmaMezzo Soprano

Biography

The Swedish mezzo-soprano Emma Sventelius, born in 1990 in Lund, Sweden and began her studies under the tutelage of Dr. Monica Thomasson at Vadstena Folk High School. In 2013, after two years in Vadstena, Emma began her Bachelor’s degree in Voice Performance at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in the class of Prof. Helene Gjerris. Currently and she is completing her bachelor degree at Music and Performing Arts Vienna working primarily with Priv.-Doz. Mag. art. Rannveig Braga-Postl. Emma is a student of the Swedish tenor Erik Årman.
 
Emma has been privileged to have received outstanding training. 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, Martin Nagashima Toft and Stephan Mathias Lademann.
 
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.