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Malin Christensson

Born in Sweden, soprano Malin Christensson studied at the Royal College of Music, London.

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 the Helsinki Festival; Sophie Werther in Baden-Baden; Marzelline Fidelio at the Beethoven Festival in Warsaw; Drusilla L’incoronazione di Poppea 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.

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; 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; Orff’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; Woodbird in Siegfried with the Hallé Orchestra under Mark Elder; Missa Solemnis with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Fidelio (Marzelline) with Thomas Dausgaard and SCO touring Stockholm, Brussels, Paris and Essen with Nina Stemme in the title role.

She has also appeared at the BBC Proms and at the Lucerne and Daytona Festivals. Other 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 Bělohlávek; 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'Opéra national de Lyon with de Billy.