Internationally renowned Swedish soprano Miah Persson has worked all over the world as recitalist and concert artist, as well as on the operatic stage. She has sung roles in operas ranging from Mozart and Britten to Michel van der Aa’s Blank Out, and has appeared at The Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Miilan’s Teatro alla Scala; Vienna Staatsoper, Glyndebourne Festival, Paris’s Théâtre Champs Elysees, Liceu Barcelona, New National Theatre Tokyo, and the Bavarian, Hamburg, and Vienna Staatsoper, among others.
Her concert appearances have included J.S. Bach’s Mass in B minor at Teatro La Fenice and St. Matthew Passion with the Rotterdam Philharmonic; Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the London Symphony Orchestra at the BBC Proms; Brahms’s Requiem with the State Symphony Orchestra of Russia and the London Philharmonic; Grieg’s Peer Gynt with the Vienna Symphony; Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Resurrection, with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, London Symphony, Teatro alla Scala, and the Philharmonie Luxembourg. She has sung in recital at London’s Wigmore Hall, Wiener Konzerthaus, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, and New York’s Carnegie Hall.
Ms. Persson’s 2019–20 season engagements include role debuts as Elettra in Mozart’s Idomeneo at the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma; Cleopatra in Handel’s Giulio Cesare at Tokyo’s New National Theatre; Countess Almaviva at the Berlin Staatsoper; Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Resurrection, with the Bergen Philharmonic, Orchestre national de Lyon, and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic; Richard Strauss’s Four Last Songs with the Houston Symphony; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 at the Prague Spring International Festival; the Nobel Prize Concert in Stockholm; Mozart concert arias on tour with the Freiburger Barockorchester; and Mozart’s Mass in C minor with the New York Philharmonic.