The Swedish soprano Klara Ek has a voice of remarkable clarity and beauty recognised by many of the world’s leading conductors and orchestras. She is especially renowned for her work in early music and along with such prestigious conductors as Bernard Haitink, Gustavo Dudamel, Vladimir Ashkenazy and Helmuth Rilling, recent highlights have included Händel’s Edilia (Almira) for Staatsoper Hamburg and a string of re-invitations to the Innsbruck festival under Alessandro De Marchi in Il matrimonio segreto and Porpora’s Il Germanico in Germania.
This season Klara is invited to sing Grieg’s Peer Gynth with Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Vi – en okänd opera av Bach” at Norrlandsoperan and Euridice in Gluck’s Orfeus et Euridice with Trondheim Symphony Orchestra with the conductor Olof Boman.
Recent engagements include inter alia performances of Messiah under Pablo Mielgo with the Orquesta Sinfónica de las Islas Baleares and Mahler’s Symhony No. 4 with Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt.