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About

Swedish soprano Emilia Utter Mangsbo made her debut at the Swedish Royal Opera in 2016 at the age of 20, with the role Yniold in the opera Pelléas et Mélisande, directed by Keith Warner. Since then she has been requested to sing for many different projects, involving singing in some of the finest venues for classical music in Stockholm.

Following her debut at the Royal Opera Emilia performed the lead in the French opera Lucile by Grétry with Drottningholm’s Baroque ensemble conducted by Mark Tatlow in the spring of 2017.​

Since the summer of 2013, Emilia has been performing bold artistic concerts every year, in venues such as The Victoria and Albert Museum, to challenge the formats of performing music and to counteract the limits segregating music and art. Emilia composes her own songs and arrangements, builds programmes with different genres and themes, and explores new ways to perform classical music. She has also performed as a soloist for the Swedish Royal family, including recently at Lilla Akademien’s 80th birthday celebration of Queen Silvia of Sweden, 2023.

In the late summer of 2016 she was requested as a soloist by the South African orchestra MIAGI, conducted by Duncan Ward, for their tour to Switzerland. She has also worked with the Flen World Orchestra, which connects people from around the world along with their musical traditions.
 

Over the years she has been supported by several institutions. In 2016 she received the Eugen Hedberg Scholarship from The Royal Swedish Academy of Music, and has been awarded their youth scholarship twice. Upon entering the Royal College of Music in London in 2017, she became an RCM Scholar supported by The Toeman Weinberger Opera Scholarship fully supporting her studies at the Royal College of Music. For the summers of 2020 and 2021, she was accepted as one of the scholars at Confidencen Opera & Music Academy, deepening her knowledge in baroque music.
Recently, in 2023 she was awarded the Larsén-Todsen-scholarship from the Royal Swedish Academy of Music as well as Sörmlands Kulturstipendium.
 

In the summer of 2022 she graduated from the Royal College of Music in London with a first class degree Master of Performance and later made her soloist debut at Berlin Konzerthaus with O/Modernt Orchestra. In the spring of 2023 she made her soloist debut at Folkoperan in Stockholm in "Judith" by Malin Bång and the following autumn she made her debut at Konserthuset, Stockholm, along with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra under the lead of Peter Nordahl.

In the autumn of 2024 she will do the role of Elsalill in Herr Arnes Penningar at Folkoperan.

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