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EDUCATION

Music studies: Music Institute Kungsvägen 1981-99. Studies in classical singing with teacher Tanja Kauppinen-Savijoki 1995-1999.

A-levels: Gymnasiet Svenska Normallyceum, music class 1997.

University studies: Masters degree in musicology at Åbo Akademi University 2005. Master’s thesis Erna Tauro och muminvisorna. En studie i teatervisors tillkomst (Erna Tauro and the Moomin songs. A study in the origin of theater songs).

Polytechnic studies: Singing teacher, Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (Degree Programme in Classical Music) 2008. Singing teacher: Matti Pelo. Teachers in baroque singing: Juha Karvonen and Päivi Järviö.

OTHER STUDIES

2000-2004 Studies in classical singing with Ulla Ståhl-Grapes.

2005- Studies in poetry recital with Eilakaija Sippo.

2006-2007 Theater music studio at the Swedish theatre in Helsinki with teachers Maria Sid and Tarja Nyberg.

2007- Studies in baroque singing with Susanne Rydén.

2013- Studies in baroque gesture with Sigrid T'Hooft.

COMPETITIONS

2005 First prize in the Finnish national poetry recital competition Eino Leinon jalanjäljillä (In Eino Leino´s Footsteps).

SCHOLARSHIPS

2011-2012 A one year scholarship for independent studies in baroque music, The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland (Svenska kulturfonden).

2016-2017 A one year scholarship for independent studies in the art of baroque gesture, The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland (Svenska kulturfonden).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (a selection)

2017 L. van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. Collegium Vocale Gent. Orchestra: Orchestre de Champs-Elysées. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.

2017 Soprano solist iin L. E. Larsson’s Förklädd Gud. Västra Nylands sång- och musikförbund. Conductor: Teddy Granroth.

2016 Hulluna sinuun (Crazy for you)- An encounter between baroque gesture, dance and music . Soprano and gesture. Jani Sunnarborg, baroque dance. FIBO-players.

2016 Le Caffé. Soprano and gesture. Baroque ensemble Albergata. Director: Sigrid T’Hooft.

2016 Soprano solist and ripieno in J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew’s Passion. Concerts performed in Japan and Europe (among others at Concertgebouw in Amsterdam). Orchestra: La Petite Bande. Conductor: Sigiswald Kuijken.

2015 Soprano solist in J.S. Bach’s St. John’s Passion. Concerts performed in Europe (among others at Concertgebouw in Amsterdam). Orchestra: La Petite Bande. Conductor: Sigiswald Kuijken.

2014 Love, Madness and Despair – Baroque gesture. Soprano and gesture. Director: Sigrid T’Hooft.

2014 Soprano solisti in C. Holmström’s mass Varde ljus!. First performance. Conductor: Dag-Ulrik Almqvist.

2014 Soprano soloist in W.A. Mozart's Requiem. Kaukametsä Chamber Orchestra and Choir. Conductor: Satu Simola.

2014 Orientin lumo – Musiikin eurooppalainen turcomaina. Minna Nyberg (song and poetry recital) and Elysion-ensemble.

2013 Die hohe Zeit II - J.S. Bachin lemmenmusiikkia. Soprano Minna Nyberg and baroque ensemble. Wedding cantata Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten BWV 202.

2013 Domenico Zipoli: Jesuitic Mass (Misa a San Ignacio). Musicians of the King's Road. Conductor: Markus Yli-Jokipii.

2012 Die hohe Zeit - J.S. Bachin lemmenmusikkia (J.S. Bach's love music). Wedding cantata O holder Tag, erwünschte Zeit BWV 210.

2012 Baroque! Minna Nyberg (soprano), Peter Holtslag (recorder) and Carsten Lohff (harpsichord). Early music festival: I barockens labyrinter.

2012 Debut Concert. Finnish National Opera's Foyer. Minna Nyberg (soprano), Anna Rainio (baroque violin) and Anna Orasmaa (harpsichord).

2012 Elonhenget I (Animal Spirits I). Minna Nyberg (poetry recital and song ), Solmund Nystabakk (lute and theorbo), Assi Karttunen (harpsichord) and Raimo Uunila (video material). SibaFest.

2012 Soprano I soloist in F. Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 2 Lobgesang. Orchestra: Linköpings symfoniorkester. Conductors: Lars Beckman and Marie-Louise Beckman.

2011 Soprano I soloist in A. Vivaldi's Gloria. Baroque Ensemble Storia. Conductor: Riitta Laine.

2011 The book of Job to Oskar Lindberg’s Organ Music. Minna Nyberg (recital) and Dag-Ulrik Almqvist (organ). Director: Eilakaija Sippo.

2010 Soprano II soloist in W.A. Mozart's Missa in c-Moll Kv 427. Hägersten Chamber Choir. Stockholm. Conductor: Kerstin Börjeson.

2010 Sopraano II soloist in F. Couperin's Leçon de ténèbres. BarokkiKuopio - Early Music Festival

2010 Fairy tale concert The Backwards Journey. Narrator and singer. Hanko Music Festival. Director and writer: Alma Rajala.

2010 Ensam under fästet – Musik av Erik Bergman (Solitary under the stars – Music by Erik Bergman). Soprano Minna Nyberg and pianist Taru Ritavesi.

2009 Sopranopart in J.S. Bachs’s Christmas Oratorium with Kaukametsä Chamber Orchestra and CCI - Boychoir. Conductor: Heikki Rainio.

2010 Fairy tale concert The Seed. Narrator and singer. Hanko Music Festival. Director and writer: Alma Rajala.

2009 Sopranopart in G.F. Handel’s The Messiah with Kaukametsä Chamber Orchestra and Choir. Conductor: Satu Simola.

2009 Dramatized concert Vem ska trösta knyttet? at Annantalo. Narrator & Mårran’s part. Director: Emma Puikkonen.

2009 Fjäriln Vingad at the Swedish Theatre in Helsinki. Wava’s part. Director: Maria Sid.

2008 La Donna Barbara - Baroque composer Barbara Strozzi at the Crypt of Helsinki Cathedral. Director: Ville Saukkonen.

2007 Soloist in the Battalia-ensemble’s Christmas concert In dulci jubilo. Conductor: Andrew Lawrence-King.

2007 Soloist in W.A. Mozart´s Coronation Mass (KV 317) with Kaukametsä Chamber Orchestra.

2007 Soloist in the Battalia-ensemble’s concert series Abendmusik. Conductor: Andrew Lawrence-King.

2006 CD Lys min lampa. Musik av Erna Tauro (Shine my lantern. Music by Erna Tauro).

2006 Jää minuun (Stay with me) – a music and poetry recital evening at Teatteri Jurkka. Poetry recital & vocals. Director: Eilakaija Sippo.

2006 Coloratura soprano part of Edilia in G.F. Händel´s opera Almira produced by Helsinki Polytechnic Stadia. Conductor: Andrew Lawrence-King.

Minna Nyberg