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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.

2005-2011 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.

2013-2017 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).

2018 A one year scholarship for artistic work, Arts Promotion Centre Finland.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (a selection)

2018 G. Verdi’s Requiem and Quattro pezzi sacri. Collegium Vocale Gent and Antwerp Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.

2018 C. Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo. Göteborg Baroque. Conductor: Magnus Kjellson. Director: Per T. Buhre.

2017 Nine Divinities - An Evening Inspired by the Muses. Soprano, baroque dance and baroque gesture. Director: Sigrid T’Hooft.

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