Born in Sweden, soprano Malin Christensson studied at the Royal College of Music. She has been praised for her high and crystal clear soprano voice and a melodic mobility that is especially prominent in her coloraturas. This season she is engaged singing Marzelline in a semi staged version of Beethoven’s Fidelio with Thomas Dausgaard and the Swedish Chamber Orchestra on tour in Sweden (Örebro and Stockholm), Belgium (Brussels), France (Paris) and Germany (Essen). She will also appear at Konzerttheater Bern singing the part Gefährtin in Luigi Nono’s opera Intolleranza.
Recent highlights on the concert platform have included the soprano part in Peer Gynt with Scottish Symphony Orchestra under Thomas Dausgaard, Marzelline in Beethoven’s Fidelio with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Missa Solemnis on a tour with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra under Thomas Dausgaard in Sweden, Denmark and US and Handel’s Messiah with Nathalie Stutzmann and Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and the soprano part in Mahler 2 and Freia in a concert version of Das Rheingold with Boston Symphony Orchestra under Andris Nelsons.
Operatic highlights include Ceres in Martin Krauss’ Proserpin at Malmö Opera, Waldfogel in Siegfried (Wagner) with the Hallé Orchestra under Sir Mark Elder, Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) in Los Angeles, Lisbon, at the Aix-en-Provence Festival and in Santiago di Chile; Barbarina at the Salzburg Festival; Zerlina (Don Giovanni) at the Houston Grand Opera and at Helsinki Festival; Sophie (Werther) in Baden-Baden; Marzelline (Fidelio) at the Beethoven Festival in Warsaw; Drusilla (L’incoroniazione di Poppea) at the Drottningholms Slottsteater; Miss Wordsworth (Albert Herring) at the Glyndebourne Festival; Flower Maiden (Parsifal) at Covent Garden and Papagena (Die Zauberflöte) in Montpellier, at the Théâtre du Châtelet and at the Vienna Festival.