From: Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. LA Opera: Solomon's Queen / First Harlot in Solomon (2023).
Internationally renowned Swedish soprano Miah Persson has worked all over the world as a recitalist and concert artist, as
well as on the operatic stage.
Throughout her distinguished career, she has performed Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte, Gretel in Hansel und Gretel and Pamina in The Magic Flute at the Metropolitan Opera; Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro and Zerlina in Don Giovanni at Covent Garden; the title role in L'Incoronazione di Poppea and the Governess in The Turn of the Screw at Teatro alla Scala; Fiordiligi, Susanna and Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier at the Wiener Staatsoper; Governess The Turn of the Screw, Fiordiligi, Donna Elvira and Anne Trulove The Rake’s Progress at the Glyndebourne Festival; Donna Elvira at the Theatre Champs Elysees and the Liceu Barcelona; Fiordiligi at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Hamburgische Staatsoper, New National Theatre Tokyo, Bayerische Staatsoper and in Stockholm and for a Deutsche Grammophon recording at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden; Iris in Michel van der Aa's Sunken Garden for Dallas Opera; L’Incoronazione di Poppea at Carnegie Hall; and Michel van der Aa’s Blank Out, a chamber opera for solo soprano, for Netherlands Opera with performances in Amsterdam, Rome and New York.
Highlights of the 2022/23 season include the Governess in The Turn of the Screw with Budapest Festival Orchestra in both Budapest and Vicenza, the Countess in The Marriage of Figaro at Opéra national de Paris, Haydn’s The Creation with Orchestre symphonique Montreal and Verdi’s Requiem with Oslo Philharmonic.
Last season, she made her house and role debut as the Countess at the Semperoper Dresden and Countess Almaviva in a new production at the Opéra national de Paris. On the concert platform, she performed Mozart’s Mass in C minor with both the LA Philharmonic and at Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin; Mahler 2 with Orchestre National de Lyon and Stockholm Swedish Radio Orchestra and Mahler 4 with BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and at the BBC Proms 2022 with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
In concert, she has sung Bach's Mass in B minor at Teatro La Fenice; Bach's St Matthew Passion with the Rotterdam Philharmonic; Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski at the BBC Proms; Brahms' Requiem with the State Symphony Orchestra of Russia, the Gulbenkian Foundation and the London Philharmonic; Peer Gynt with the Vienna Symphony; Nelson Mass at the Internationale Stiftung Mozarteum Salzburg; The Seasons with the Borusan Istanbul Philharmonic; Mahler's Symphony No. 2 with the MDR Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk, London Symphony, Teatro alla Scala and the Philharmonie Luxembourg; Mahler's Symphony No. 4 with the Basque National Orchestra, Philharmonie Luxembourg, Budapest Festival Orchestra and Orchestre National de Lille; Des Knabens Wunderhorn for the Gulbenkian Foundation; Mozart's Requiem with the LA Philharmonic; Theatre des Champs Elysees; Schumann's Faust Szenen with the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester and Four Last Songs with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orkester Berlin, Budapest Festival Orchestra and Montreal Symphony Orchestra, The Creation at the Verbier Festival as well as recitals at London’s Wigmore Hall, Wiener Konzerthaus, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Pierre Boulezsaal, Spivey Hall, the Schubert Club of St Paul, Cal Performances at Berkeley, Vancouver Playhouse and Carnegie Hall.