Emma Sventelius made her international debut in November 2017 as Suzuki in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf and Duisburg, and during the season of 2018-2019, she sung Carmen in Bizet’s opera at Malmö Opera. On the opera stage, she has found a special interest in newly composed operas, having premiered several roles.
In 2019 Emma had the great honour of being awarded The Barbro Salén Scholarship at the Royal Swedish Opera. In 2016, Emma won 3rd prize in the 23rd International Johannes Brahms Competition in Pörtschach, Austria, together with the pianist Sofia Nilsson, as well as 1st prize in OVIS-rösten.
Emma was born and raised in Lund in the south of Sweden. In 2013, after two years in Vadstena, Emma studied a Bachelor of Voice at the Royal Danish Academy of Music, completing her studies as an Erasmus student at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna 2015-2016. In 2016-2018 Emma studied at The University College of Opera Stockholm. She is a student of the Swedish tenor Erik Årman.
EQ CONCERTS 2019/20
03, 04 April 2020