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Internationally renowned Swedish soprano MIAH PERSSON (Fiordiligi) has worked all over the world as both recitalist and concert artist as well as on the operatic stage.
Miah Persson has appeared in many of the world’s leading opera houses, highlights of which include Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier, Gretel in Hansel und Gretel, and Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte at the Metropolitan Opera; Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro and Zerlina in Don Giovanni at Covent Garden; Sifare in Mitridate and Fiordiligi at the Salzburg Festival; Sophie and Susanna at the Vienna State Opera; Fiordiligi, Donna Elvira, and Anne Trulove in The Rake’s Progress at the Glyndebourne Festival; Fiordiligi at the Bayerische Staatsoper; Donna Elvira at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées; as well as appearances at the Aix-en-Provence Festival, Paris Opera, Frankfurt Opera, New National Theatre Tokyo, Theater an der Wien, and the Gran Teatro del Liceu in Barcelona.
Highlights of past concerts include appearances with Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Bayerische Rundfunk Munich, the Accademia Santa Cecilia, Simón Bolívar Orchestra and Gustavo Dudamel in Salzburg and for the Proms in London (televised and broadcast by the BBC), and Bach’s St. Matthew Passion with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as recitals at London’s Wigmore Hall, Vienna’s Konzerthaus, the Tonhalle Zurich.
Engagements in the 2013/14 season and beyond include the Countess in concerts of Figaro with the Budapest Festival Orchestra in Berlin and New York, as well as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni at Liceu Barcelona and a return to the Metropolitan Opera New York.
Miah Persson’s recordings include Handel’s Rinaldo (as Almirena) under René Jacobs (harmonia mundi), Haydn's Die Jahreszeiten with the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg under Ivor Bolton (Oehms Classics), Bach’s Magnificat with the Collegium Japan Orchestra (BIS), and John Fernström’s Songs of the Sea with the Malmö Symphony Orchestra (BIS). Persson can be heard as duet partner of Bryn Terfel in his 2006 CD Tutto Mozart! (Deutsche Grammophon). That same year Mozart’s Mitridate, Re di Ponto (Deutsche Grammophon) was released as a complete edition on DVD, produced by Salzburger Festspiele, with Musiciens du Louvre and Marc Minkowski conducting. In March 2007 the Glyndebourne Festival’s Nicholas Hytner production of Così fan tutte, with Iván Fischer conducting, was released (Naxos). Persson is also featured on the Opus Arte release of Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea, recorded live at Liceu Barcelona in 2009.
Miah’s solo records include Soul & Landscape with Roger Vignoles (Hyperion), Mozart: Un moto di gioia: Opera and Concert Arias (BIS) with Sebastian Weigle conducting the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, and Portraits – Songs by Clara and Robert Schumann (BIS) with pianist Joseph Breinl.