About

Feisty, fiery, vocally secure and dramatically impressive

Hugh Canning (Nedda Pagliacci, OHP)

Julia Sporsén recently had a major success in London singing the title role in Kát’a Kabanová by Janácek at Opera Holland Park. At the Gothenburg Opera she has sung Kumudha in John Adams’ A Flowering Tree, Pamina in Zauberflöte, Michaela in Carmen and Elsa-Lill in a concert performance of Gösta Nyström’s Herr Arnes Penningar. For the English National Opera she has sung a number of roles, such as Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus, Antigone in the world premiere of Julian Andersson’s Thebans and the title role in Martinu’s Julietta. In Stockholm she sang Violetta in La Traviata for Folkoperan and Michaela for the Royal Swedish Opera and previous roles for Opera Holland Park include Nedda and Gilda.

Julia is also a keen lieder singer and has done a number of concerts together with the accompanist Joseph Middleton, for example at the Wigmore Hall.

She did her training at the Royal Academy of Music in London, by whom she was recently appointed an ’Associate’.

For a full biography, contact Julia’s management Rayfield Allied