Born in Sweden, soprano MALIN CHRISTENSSON studied at the Royal College of Music.
In opera, her recent engagements have included Susanna Le nozze di Figaro at the Aix-en-Provence Festival and in Santiago di Chile; Barbarina at the Salzburg Festival; Sophie Werther in Baden-Baden; Flower Maiden Parsifal at Covent Garden; Miss Wordsworth Albert Herring at the Glyndebourne Festival; Drusilla L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Drottningholms Slottsteater and Papagena Die Zauberflöte in Montpellier, at the Théâtre du Châtalet and at the Vienna Festival.
This season she makes her debut at the Houston Grand Opera as Zerlina Don Giovanni and she sings Susanna in staged performances of Le nozze di Figaro with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Gustavo Dudamel.
In concert, she has appeared at the BBC Proms and at the Lucerne and Daytona Festivals. Her recent engagements have included the London Symphony Orchestra with Harding; 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 Gävle Symfoni Orkester with Søndergård; the Royal Scottish National Orchestra with Denève and the Orchestre de l'opéra national de Lyon with de Billy.
Her concert engagements in the coming season include Bach’s Weihnachts-Oratorium with the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester and Pinnock, Beethoven’s Symphony no. 9 with the Swedish Radio Orchestra and Blomstedt, First Niece Peter Grimes with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Jurowski and the Matthäus-Passion with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Nézet-Séguin.
In recital she 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 and Bath Mozart Festivals. She has also appeared at the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg; 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.