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  • 25th October 2019 – News update

 

I am honoured and delighted to let you know that I am the soloist at the Lucia concert in St Paul’s Cathedral on the 13th December 2019 organised by the Swedish Church in London.

 

Tickets are available through Eventbrite.

 

 

  • 20th November 2017 – News update

 

After some time off following the birth of my son, I am happy to be singing in my native Sweden again together with tenor Andrew Bain and the Torsten Östergren Wienerensemble during December 2017 and January 2018.

 

 

  • 29th April 2016 – News update

 

After taking some time off to have my second child, I am now back singing again and starting off with some chamber recitals during autumn 2016.

 

 

  • 12th March 2014 – News update

 

It was with great sadness I have had to pull out of all my recent singing engagements as well as of Carmina Burana in July this year. I am expecting my second child, but due to pregnancy complications I have been put on bedrest.

 

 

  • 23rd September 2013 – Another New Role in 2014

 

Marzelline in Beethoven’s Fideliois my next role to learn. I was asked to do it earlier this year, but wasn’t available. The opportunity has come again and I am excited to learn it. I love getting my teeth into a new character both musically and dramatically. Once again, this is for The New London Opera Players. More information to come.

 

 

  • 3rd July 2013 – Gala Concert 5th September 2013

 

I am proud to let you know I will be singing at a gala concert on Thursday 5 September 2013 at 7.30 pm with tenor Andrew Bain in Chelsea Old Town Hall, King’s Road SW3 5EE.This concert is in aid of the Cheyne Charity for children with Cerebral Palsy and JDRF – type 1 diabetes. Tickets are only £30, and all proceeds go to these two fantastic charities. Please come and support us, and meet the guest soprano, i.e. me! :-) There will be a great mixture of songs and arias from famous operas and musicals.For more information and details on how to book, please click on the link below:

 

www.lovelosspassion.com

 

 

  • 24th June 2013 – Carmina Burana in July 2014

 

Bearsted Choral Society will be putting on an abridged version of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana on Saturday 19 July 2014 at 7.30 pm and I will sing the soprano solo for them. I sang Elgar’s The Kingdom for them this March and am very excited to have been asked to return for this concert.

 

 

  • 9th June 2013 – More La Boheme performances in autumn for The New London Opera Players

 

We had our first performance of La Boheme two nights ago and it was so much fun! There will be more performances during autumn 2013. I don’t yet know which ones I will sing, but I will let you know as soon as I know myself.

 

 

  • 12th March 2013Musetta in La Boheme for The New London Opera Players

 

Here is some information for the confirmed performances of Puccini’s La Boheme:

 

* Friday 7th June at 7.30 pm, Broxbourne, Herts
* Saturday 15th June, 8.30 pm, Uckfield, Sussex
* Saturday 6th July, 7.30 pm, Chatham, Kent
* Wednesday 10th July, 7.30 pm, Sydenham Arts Festival, Sydenham, London

 

There are more performances in the pipeline, so keep checking. For booking details for the performances above, please go to: www.operaplayers.co.uk/diary.html

 

 

  • 8th March 2013 – A New Singing Teacher

 

I am very excited to tell you that I have started having lessons with the fabulous tenor and wonderful teacher Ryland Davies. He is incredibly inspiring, full of wisdom and insight.

 

 

  • 20th February 2013 – New Year Concerts

 

I will do a New Year’s concert tour of southern Sweden with Torsten Östergren Wienerensemble and tenor Andrew Bain at the end of December 2013 and start of January 2014.

 

 

  • 21st October 2012 – A New Oratorio

On 23rd March 2013, I will sing The Virgin Mary in Elgar’s oratorio The Kingdom in Bearstead, Kent. This will be the first Elgar for me and I am very excited.

 

 

  • 10th August 2012 – Performing a New Role

 

I am delighted to tell you I will sing Musetta in a new production of La Boheme for The New London Opera Players during 2013. When dates are finalised, I will share them with you.

 

 

  • 25th May 2012 – Reprising the Role of Berta in The Barber of Seville

 

I am very happy to announce that on 24th June and 3rd August 2012, I will yet again sing the part of Berta in Rossini’s The Barber of Seville (this time in English) for Opera Brava. I loved singing Berta the first time around, so I am sure this will be just as much fun! For more information, please go to Opera Brava’s website:

 

www.operabrava.co.uk

 

 

  • 24th January 2012 – A Song Recital on Sunday 26th February 2012

 

On Sunday 26 February 2012 at 4 pm, I am doing a song recital together with clarinetist Melissa Brice and pianist Michael Brownlee Walker. We are doing some lovely repertoire by Debussy, Ravel, Spohr including Schubert’s famous Der Hirt auf dem Felsen. This takes place in St George’s Bloomsbury and tickets can be obtained on the door.

 

www.stgeorgesbloomsbury.org.uk

 

 

  • 11th October 2011 – Another Production As a Producer

 

After the great success of Dioneo‘s performances of The Emperor of Atlantis by Viktor Ullmann at the Arcola Theatre in Dalston in August 2011, I have been asked by Fusebox Productions‘ co-Artistic Director Sandra Martinovic to produce Jake Heggie’s UK premiere of For a Look or a Touch at the King’s Head Theatre in Islington, London, this November with the amazing Duncan Rock. The second half of the programme will include a semi-staged collection of songs by American composers sung by internationally acclaimed bass-baritone Jonathan Lemalu, accompanied by Michael Hampton.

 

For more information:

 

www.fuseboxproductions.org

www.kingsheadtheatre.org

 

 

  • 11th May 2011 – Taking On Another Exciting and Very Different Role

I have been asked by the company Dioneo to co-produce two performances of The Emperor of Atlantis by Viktor Ullmann at the Arcola Theatre for the Grimeborn Festival in Dalston (E8) on 17th & 18th August 2011. This is something very new to me and quite exciting.

 

www.dioneo.org

www.arcolatheatre.com

 

 

  • 29th April 2011 – More Concerts for Opera Bespoke

Opera Bespoke’s autumn 2010 tour was very successful and I have been asked to do some more concerts for them during 2011 which is very exciting.

 

For more details, please go to Opera Bespoke’s website.

 

www.operabespoke.co.uk

 

 

  • 17th August 2010 – Performances with Opera Bespoke

I am very happy to have been asked by Opera Bespoke to sing at several opera concerts during autumn of 2010. We will be going up and down the country singing in various places from London to Glasgow.

 

For more details, please go to Opera Bespoke’s website.

 

www.operabespoke.co.uk

 

 

  • March 2010 – Working with Diva Opera again

The March performances of Diva Opera’s two performances of Die Fledermaus – Party Scene were so successful that we have been invited do them again in December 2010. The first one will take place in Boodles Club on 2 December, and the second on will be in the Royal Albert Hall on 8 December. The performance in the Royal Albert Hall will be with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, José Carreras, Bryn Terfel and others.

 

For more information and to book tickets, please go to:

 

www.royalalberthall.com

www.divaopera.com

 

 

  • November 2009 – Working with Diva Opera

I am excited having been asked to perform with Diva Opera in two performances of Die Fledermaus – party scene in March 2010. The first performance will be with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.

 

For more information and how to book, please go to:

 

www.divaopera.com

 

 

  • 29th April 2009 – Birth Announcement

I am happy to announce the safe arrival of my first child, a girl.

 

 

  • 8th April 2009 – New Year Concerts

I will do a small New Year’s concert tour of southern Sweden with Torsten Östergren Wienerensemble at the start of January 2010. This will be exciting and very different bringing a small child with me.

 

 

  • March 2009 – A Personal Note

The Francis James Brown Memorial Concert is my last concert for the time being. I am expecting my first child at the end of April 2009.

 

 

  • 15th July 2008 – Concert for Francis James Brown

On March 17th 2009 I am delighted to have been asked to sing at a memorial concert for the composer Francis James Brown. It will take place in St John Smith Square.

 

For more details:

www.sjss.org.uk

 

 

  • 14th June 2008 – 2008 London Song Festival Recital

I am delighted to have been invited to appear again in the 2008 festival. I will be sharing this recital taking place on 14th November 2008 at 7.30 pm in St George Hanover Square with baritone Howard Wong.

For more info and tickets, go to:

www.londonsongfestival.org

 

 

  • 25th April 2007 – My London Song Festival Recital Debut

I am looking forward to giving a recital as part of the London Song Festival on 13th October 2007 at 7.30 pm in Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead. Come along to hear some fabulous music in a gorgeous setting.

For more info and tickets, please go to:

www.londonsongfestival.org

 

 

  • 1st December 2006 – Fantastic Roles in Spring/Summer

I will sing Cosette in Les Miserables for Pimlico Opera in March 2007 and First Boy in Magic Flute for Grange Park Opera in June & July 2007. Performance dates for the Flute and booking information (for both productions) can be obtained from Grange Park Opera.

www.grangeparkopera.co.uk

 

 

  • 26th November 2006Exciting Debut at Scottish Opera

I am delighted to announce that I will be making my debut with Scottish Opera as Berta in their production of Il Barbiere di Siviglia during autumn of 2007. This brand new production will be directed by the amazing Sir Thomas Allen and conducted by the lovely Sergio La Stella.

For dates and booking information, please go to:

www.scottishopera.org.uk

 

 

  • New website – Winter 2006

My website is now up and running! A full list of performances and tours (which includes the work I have done before winter 2006) can be found on the page called CV. Please click HERE to be directed there.