Swedish soprano Ida Falk Winland studied with Lillian Watson at the Benjamin Britten International Opera School (Royal College of Music), and at the National Opera Studio where she was awarded the Tagore gold medal.
Ida’s recent operatic engagements include Cunegonde (Candide) for Opera National de Lorraine; Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) at the Helsinki Festival; Cecily (Barry’s The Importance of Being Earnest) for Royal Opera House, London and Opera National de Lorraine; Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) and Romilda (Xerxes) for the Royal Swedish Opera; her Teatro alla Scala Milan debut as First Niece (Peter Grimes) with Ticciati; Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Morgana (Alcina) under Laurence Cummings and her role debut as Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare) at Gothenburg Opera; and the Dew Fairy (Hänsel und Gretel) for her Glyndebourne Festival Opera debut.
Ida has worked with many of the world’s leading orchestras and conductors including the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Valery Gergiev and Daniel Harding; the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra under Sakari Oramo and Esa-Pekka Salonen; the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra under Gustavo Dudamel; and the Orchestra e Coro del Teatro La Fenice under Marc Minkowski.
As a principal artist with the Gothenburg Opera for the next five seasons, Ida returns for roles including Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro). Ida will make her debut for the Göttingen Handel Festival next season as Poppea (Agrippina) under Laurence Cummings, return to Bergen for Helena (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), as well as concerts with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic under Esa-Pekka Salonen.
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