Susanna Levonen

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    Susanna Levonen in Aida (Seizoen 2010-2011)

  • Copyright Vlaamse Opera / Annemie Augustijns

    Susanna Levonen in Aida (Seizoen 2010-2011)

  • Copyright Vlaamse Opera / Annemie Augustijns

    Susanna Levonen in Aida (Seizoen 2010-2011)

Amneris in Aida

Biography

Education
Royal Music School Stockholm; Sibelius Academy Helsinki
Academy for Music and Drama Göteborg.

Debut
Eboli/Don Carlos (Norrlands Operan, Zweden), 2001

Highlights
Jocasta/Oedipus Rex (Norrlands Operan); Anemotis, Nyx/The Isle of Bliss (Norrlands Opera, won a Swedish Grammy Award under musical direction of Kristjan Järvi); Rosina/Il barbiere di Siviglia; Cornelia/Julio Cesare; Galatée/Lully's Acis et Galatée (Gothenburg); Floro/Bassiano (Vadstena Opera Festival); Marcellina/Le nozze di Figaro (Ystad Opera); Dorabella/Così fan tutte (Hanoi Opera, Norrlands Operan); Foreign Princess/Rusalka (Norrlands Operan, Cape Town Opera), Salome/Salome (Malmö Opera, Staatstheater Kassel); Magda Sorel/The Consul (Folk Opera Stockholm); Julie/Julie (Philippe Boesmans; Malmö Opera, Norrlands Operan); Berio Folksongs (Salzburg, Kassel and several International Festivals)

Prizes
Jenny Lind Prize; Young and promising 1998 by the Swedish Chamber Music Association RSK; Der Sängerpreis, Internationaler Wettbewerb für Liedkunst in Stuttgart, 2001

Worked with
Manfred Honeck, Jin Wang, Kristjan Järvi , Stefan Solyom, Tobias Ringborg, Andrew Manze, Thomas Adès, Joseph Swensen, Leo Hussain, Anu Tali, Christian Badea, Stephen Langridge, Kasper Holten

Recent and future productions
Selma/Dancer in the Dark (Paul Ruder; Umeå, Copenhagen, New York 2010-11),  Sieglinde/Die Walküre (Wermland Opera) 2011, Marie/Wozzeck (Norrlands Operan) 2011, Carmen/Carmen, 2012 (Norrlands Operan; ensemble since 2007).

Last update on 22 June 2011

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