Annika Skoglund
soprano / mezzo soprano

Photo: Carlo Bosco

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Annika Skoglund´s repertoire ranges from opera to jazz. As an opera singer, she has performed at the Royal Opera in Stockholm, La Fenice in Venice, Den Norske Opera in Oslo, Gothenburgh Opera, Drottningholm Court Theatre and the Wexford Opera Festival – in "Carmen", "Madama Butterfly", "La Forza del destino", "Norma", "Le nozze di Figaro", "Il conte Ory", "Die Fledermaus", "La belle Hélène", as well as in contemporary operas such as Rodion Shchedrin´s "Lolita" and Nicholas Maws´s "The Rising of the Moon".

Skoglund has appeared with orchestras such as the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orch., Swedish Radio Symphony Orch., American Symphony Orchestra/de Preist, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orch./Davis/Pesek in e.g., Mahler´s "Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen", "Kindertotenlieder", "Das Lied von der Erde", "Symphony No. 4", Brahm´s "Rhapsodie", Nystroem´s "Sinfonia del mare", McCartney´s "Liverpool Oratorium", Sandström´s "High Mass", a.o. She often collaborates with Prof. Örjan Fahlström, notably in his setting of Dag Hammarskjöld´s "Markings".

Among favoured jazz composers are Weill, Gershwin, Dobrogosz, and for a number of years, she was vocalist in Swedish group "Opposite Corner".

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