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Mezzo-soprano

REPERTOIRE 


OPERA ROLES

Frida Kahlo
K. Aho: Frida y Diego (premiere performance)
 (Sibelius Academy 2014)

Ruggiero
G.F Händel: Alcina
 (Vasa Baroque Festival 2017)

Serafina Suomi
O. Kortekangas: Veljeni vartija (premiere performance)
 (Tampere Opera, Finland, 2018)

2. Dame
W.A Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (in Finnish)
 (Finnish National Opera 2016/2017)

Dorabella
W.A Mozart: Così fan tutte
(Sibelius Academy 2014, Confidencen, Stockholm 2015, 2016, FNO 2018)

Zerlina
W.A Mozart: Don Giovanni
(Alexander's Theatre, Finland, 2016)

Cherubino
W.A Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro
(Finnish National Opera 2016)

 Barbarina
W.A Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro
(Matteifestivalen, Luleå, Sweden 2011)

 L'enfant
M. Ravel: L’enfant et les sortilèges
 (Sibelius Academy 2015)

 Marchesa Melibea
G. Rossini: Il viaggio a Reims
(Sibelius Academy 2015)

 Elisa
J. Sandström: Elisa och fantasin
 (Estrad Norr, Östersund, Sweden 2011-2012)

Orlofsky
J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus
 (Finnish National Opera 2016/2017)

 

ORATORIo

J. S Bach: Weihnachtsoratorium

J. S Bach: Johannes-Passion

J. S Bach: Matthäus-Passion

J. S Bach: Messe in h-moll

J. Gilles: Requiem

G. F Händel: Dixit Dominus

E. Hämeenniemi: Lux et tenebrae (premiere performance)

W.A Mozart: Requiem

G. Rossini:  Petite Messe Solennelle

O. Respighi: Lauda per la Natività del Signore

 

chamber and orchestra music

O. Respighi
Il tramonto P.101

L. Wennäkoski
Istället för vingar
for mezzo-soprano, clarinet, double bass and percussion
(Premiere performed in Helsinki 2017) 


 

EARLY MUSIC

G. F Händel
Cantata HWV 132b: Mi palpita il cor
Cantata HWV 134: Pensieri notturni di Filli
 

Various works by:
Frescobaldi, Purcell and Monteverdi

 

LIED

 A. Berg
7 frühe lieder

 E. Grieg
Op 48

G. Mahler
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

G. Mahler
Songs from Des Knaben Wunderhorn

G. Nystroem
Sånger vid havet

F. Poulenc
Banalités

R. Schumann
Frauenliebe und -leben op 42

R. Vaughan Williams
Songs of Travel

 

 A large variety of songs by:
Barber, Berlioz, Boulanger, Brahms, Chaminade, Clarke, de Frumerie, Hahn, Peterson-Berger, 
Poulenc, Rautavaara, Schubert, Sibelius, Smyth, Stenhammar, Wolf