Malin Christensson

Born in Sweden, soprano Malin Christensson studied at the Royal College of Music. Operatic highlights include Susanna Le nozze di Figaro in Los Angeles, Lisbon, at the Aix-en-Provence Festival and in Santiago di Chile; Barbarina at the Salzburg Festival; Zerlina Don Giovanni at the Houston Grand Opera and at Helsinki Festival; Sophie Werther in Baden-Baden; Marzelline Fidelio at the Beethoven Festival in Warsaw; Drusilla L’incoroniazione di Poppe at the Drottningholms Slottsteater; Miss Wordsworth Albert herring at the Glyndebourne Festival; Flower Maiden Parsifal at Covent Garden and Papagena Die Zauberflöte in Montpellier, at the Théâtre du Châtelet and at the Vienna Festival. 

Recent highlights on the concert platform have included Bach’s Matthäus-Passion with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Nézet-Séguin; the Weihnachts-Oratorium with the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester and Pinnock and the Mass in B Minor with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Nelsons; Beethoven’s Symphony No 9 with the Swedish Radio Orchestra and Blomstedt; Haydn’s Die Schöpfung with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and Bicket; Orf’s Carmina Burana with the LSO and Harding; Mozart’s Mass in C Minor with the CBSO and Nelsons; Nielsen’s Springtime in Funen at the BBC Proms with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Litton; Adèle in Die Fledermaus with the Philharmonia Orchestra and John Wilson and Mahler’s Symphony no. 4 with the Nürnberger Symphoniker and Shelley.

Ms Christensson has also appeared at the BBC Proms and at the Lucerne and Daytona Festivals and other recent engagements have included the Gävle Symfoni Orkester with Søndergård; the Aarhus Symphony Orchestra with Nethsingha; the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra with Manze; the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment with Jacobs, Labadie and Leonhardt; the BBC Symphony Orchestra with Belohlávek; the Scottish Chamber Orchestra with Ticciati; the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra with Bohlin; the Royal Scottish National Orchestra with Denève and the Orchestre de l’Opera National de Lyon with de Billy.

In recital Ms Christensson has appeared with Roger Vignoles in London at the Wigmore Hall and at Cadogan hall for the BBC Proms, in Santiago di Compostella and at the Innsbruck, Cheltenham, Oxford Lieder and Bath Mozart Festivals. She has also appeared at the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg; the Tonhalle in Zürich; at the Wigmore Hall and at the City of London Festival with Simon Lepper and she has performed Wolf’s Italienisches Liederbuch at the Oxford Lieder Festival with Malcolm Martineau.

Upcoming projects include: Mahler 2 and Freia in Das Rheingold with Boston Symphony Orchestra,  Missa Solemnis on a tour with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra in Sweden, Denmark and US, Handel’s Messiah with Nathalie Stutzmann and Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Handel’s Silete Venti with Budapest Festival Orchestra and Waldfogel in Wagner’s Siegfried with Hallé Orchestra.

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