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. She has sung roles in operas by composers ranging from Mozart to Britten to Michel van der Aa, whose Blank Out, starring Persson, will be seen here at Zellerbach Hall in its West Coast premiere on April 28–29. She has also appeared at the Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House – Covent Garden, Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, the Vienna Staatsoper, and the Glyndebourne Festival, 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’ 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; and with the London Symphony, Teatro alla Scala, and the Philharmonie Luxembourg. Persson has sung in recital at London’s Wigmore Hall, the Wiener Konzerthaus, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, and New York’s Carnegie Hall.