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 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 recently performed in concert with the Orchestre National de Paris under Sofi Jeannin, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra under Sakari Oramo, the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra under Gustavo Dudamel, the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Daniel Harding, and Orchestra e Coro del Teatro La Fenice under Marc Minkowski, as well as appearances with the Gävle, Norrköping and Lahti Symphony and Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestras, and most recently with Arcangelo and Jonathan Cohen performing the B Minor Mass to be released on Hyperion Records.
Future plans include Cunegonde (Candide) for Opera National de Lorraine; Princess Eudoxie (La Juive) for Gothenburg Opera; the Brahms Requiem with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Gergiev; a gala concert at the Théatre des Champs Elysées, Paris; Berg’s Sieben frühe Lieder with the Helsinki Phiharmonic Orchestra; and Handel’s “Joshua” with the Göttingen Handel Festival.
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