Swedish soprano Miah Persson is in great demand with the major opera houses and orchestras of the world. She has appeared at the Salzburg Festival, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Metropolitan Opera New York, Aix-en-Provence Festival, Liceu Barcelona, Netherlands Opera, San Francisco Opera, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Monnaie, Frankfurt Opera, Wiener Staatsoper, Theater an der Wien, Glyndebourne Festival Opera and Paris Opera in roles that include Sophie ('Der Rosenkavalier'), Gretel ('Hansel und Gretel'), Fiordiligi ('Cosi fan tutte'), Zerlina ('Don Giovanni'), Susanna ('Le Nozze di Figaro'), Euridice (Gluck's 'Orfeo ed Euridice'), Sifare ('Mitridate'), Anne Trulove ('The Rake's Progress'), the title role in ‘Poppea’ and Pamina ('Die Zauberflöte'). Miah was appointed a court singer by the king of Sweden in Jan 2011.
Miah Persson made her Metropolitan Opera debut singing Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier in 2009 followed by Gretel in Hansel und Gretel later that season. She sang Anne Trulove in The Rake’s Progress for Glyndebourne Festival Opera in 2010, and returned to the Met to sing Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte in November/December 2010. In the summer of 2011 Miah Persson sang Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni and The Governess in The Turn of the Screw for Glyndebourne Festival Opera.
In concert Ms Persson has appeared with the Deutsche Symphonie Orchester Berlin, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Musiciens du Louvre, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and at the BBC Proms. She has given recitals at Wigmore Hall and Frankfurt Opera. Conductors with whom she has performed include Sir Charles Mackerras, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Daniel Barenboim, Ivor Bolton, Pierre Boulez, Ivan Fischer, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Semyon Bychkov, Philippe Herreweghe, Rene Jacobs, Bernard Haitink and Marc Minkowski.
Concerts in the 10/11 included Mahler 4 with the Bayerische Rundfunk Munich, Mozart C Minor Mass at the Accademia Santa Cecilia, Mahler 2 with Simon Bolivar Orchestra and Gustavo Dudamel in Salzburg and London, a concert of Mozart Concert Arias at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, and recitals at London’s Wigmore Hall, Vienna Konzerthaus, and at the Tonhalle Zurich.
Operatic engagements in the 11/12 season included Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte at the Bayerische Staatsoper, the Hamburgische Staatsoper, the Wiener Staatsoper, Adina in L’Elisir d’amore with the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte in concerts and for a Deutsche Grammophon recording at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden and Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier at the Wiener Staatsoper. Opera engagements in the 12/13 season and beyond include Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Wiener Staatsoper, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni at the Theatre Champs Elysees and at the Liceu Barcelona, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte at the New National Theatre Tokyo and her return to the Metropolitan Opera New York. Concerts in the 12/13 season and beyond include Pamina in Die Zauberflote a concert tour of Europe with the Akademie fur Alte Musik Berlin, conducted by Rene Jacobs, Brahms Requiem with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Mahler 4 with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Peer Gynt at the Grafenegg Festival and with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and the Countess in concerts of Figaro with the Budapest Festival Orchestra in Berlin and New York.