SUMMER SCHOOL 2021
Matti Hirvonen - Piano
Irene Kudela - Piano
Elin Rombo - Song
Jeremy Carpenter - Song
Andreas T Olsson - Guest
We are delighted to have Rebecka Elsgård - Piano playing for our coaching sessions
Joséphine Ambroselli - Piano
Marine Chagnon - Mezzo soprano
Sebastian Durán - Baritone
Maddy Allsop - Soprano
Xavier Flabat - Tenor
Rebecka Wallroth - Mezzo soprano
Aina Miyagi Magnell - Mezzo
Linnea Nordenback - Soprano
Anna Gorska - Soprano
Niki Bergmann - Soprano
Hedvig Stenstedt - Mezzo soprano
Opera Singer - Voice Teacher
Royal Court Singer Elin Rombo is one of Swedens most popular artists and she is in constant demand on the concert and opera stages of Sweden and Europe whether singing at the Polar Prize award ceremony or dazzling with conductors such as Riccardo Muti or Alan Gilbert.
Her combination of beauty of voice, clarity of diction and dramatic intensity makes her an artist of exceptional quality and her incredible versatility makes her an ideal member of the teaching faculty.
Pianist - Nordic and German Romance
Since his career began at the invitation of Elisabeth Söderström Matti has, since then, performed extensively with singers such as Nina Stemme, Hillevi Martinpelto, Miah Persson, Iréne Theorin, Anna Larsson, Angelika Kirschschlager, Katarina Karnéus, Ida Falk Winland, Ann Hallenberg, Randi Stene, Håkan Hagegård, Peter Mattei, Wolfgang Holzmair, Andreas Schmidt and Bo Skovhus, among many others.
An outstandingly gifted pianist and accompanist, his knowledge of all forms of chamber music is hard to surpass. His gentle and patient approach to both teaching and performing makes him a very effective colleague.
Pianist - Opera, Romance and Vocal Coach
Fluent in seven languages this outstanding musician and vocal coach has assisted conducters such as Pierre Boulez, Guennadi Rozhdestvensky, Jiri Belohlavek, Myung Whung Chung and Charles Mackerras. and has coached singers the likes of Rolando Villazon, Natalie Dessay, Malin Byström, Kerstin Avemo, Roberto Alagna, Renee Fleming, Barbara Hendricks, Ruggero Raimondi and Leonie Rysanek.
She is an experienced Masterclasses taker both for singers and pianists, notably at the Académie de l’Opéra de Paris, the National Opera Studio from London, the Bolshoi, Moscow, the Fondation Royaumont, and atbthe opera houses of Göteborg, Bonn, and Stockholm.
Her combination of experience, empathy and vast knowledge makes Irène an invaluable resource for singers at all stages of their career.
Founder and Artistic Advisor, Opera Singer - Voice Teacher
Born in the UK Jeremy moved to Sweden in 2003. Since then he has guested at opera houses such as Covent Garden, Opera de Paris, Geneva Opera and Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Since 2018 he has been part of the ensemble at The Royal Opera in Stockholm.
Since his work in the Education Department at Glyndebourne he has been passionate about vocal pedagogy and created this masterclass series in 2017 primarily to inspire the next generation of singers and lovers of song and opera.
ANDREAS T OLSSON
Guest Teacher - Drama and Interpretation
One of Sweden’s most exciting talents in the acting world Andreas is a regular on TV, in the cinema and on the stage as a member of the ensemble at The Royal Theatre, Stockholm.
Andreas stormed to recognition with his one man show Sufflören but has also showed his singing talents in Glada Änkan at the Royal Opera in Stockholm. His knowledge as a performer, writer, colleague and director is an invaluable asset to the course.