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Silja Aalto

Voice Type:

Soprano

Nationality:

Finn

Country:

Finland

Languages (fluent):

English, Swedish, Finnish

Agent:

Chordus Artist Management
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Opera

Mimi​
La Bohème` (Giacomo Puccini)
Estonian National Opera
2018
Contessa Almaviva
Le Nozze di Figaro (W. A. Mozart)
Estonian National Opera
2018
Lia
L'enfant prodigue (Claude Debussy)
Eurajoki Belcanto Festival
2018
Mrs Alice
Falstaff (Verdi)
Sibelius Academy Opera
2017
Helena
Midsummernight´s dream (Benjamin Britten)
Sibelius Academy Opera
2017

Contemporary Opera

Minna
The Gift of Magi (Einojuhani Rautavaara)
Sibelius Academy Opera
2016

Oratorio/Concerts

Soprano soloist
Requiem (W.A. Mozart)
Lahti Symphony Ochestra
2019
Soprano soloist
Requiem (Gabriel Fauré)
Lahti Symphony Orchestra
2019
2nd Soprano Soloist
Mass in c minor (W. A. Mozart)
Tapiola sinfonietta
2018
Soprano soloist
2nd Symphony (Gustav Mahler)
Tampere Filharmonia Finland
2018

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Contessa Almaviva

Mrs.Alice

Competitions

Elizabeth Connell Competition, 2nd prize. Winner of the lied section. Sydney. (2017)

Lyra New York Competition. Winner. (2017)

Metropolitan International Music Festival. Winner of the Opera division (2017)

PLMF Nordic Baltic Vocal Competition. 2nd Prize. (2017)

Toivo Kuula Competition. Alavus Finland. Winner and a special prize for the modern piece. (2016)

Master of Music, Operasinger
Sibelius Academy, Helsinki Finland
2015–2018
Vocal pedagogue, singing teacher
Lahti University of Applied Sciences
2008–2013

Soprano Silja Aalto (Finland) graduated in June 2018 from Sibelius-Academy Opera program under the guidance of Eeva-Liisa Saarinen. Aalto made her professional debut in Estonian National Opera as Contessa Almaviva in W.A. Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro in April 2018. In December 2018 she sang the role of Mimì in Giacomo Puccini's La Bohéme in the same teather.

Her opera roles include also Mrs.Alice (G.Verdi: Falstaff), Helena (B.Britten: Midsummernight’s dream) and Minna (E.Rautavaara: The Gift of Magi).

She sang Mahler 2nd symphony with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Tampere in April 2018 (conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali) and Mozart Mass in C minor in November 2018 with Tapiola Sinfonietta (conductor Kristina Poska).

Ms. Aalto was a scholarship holder of the Finnish Wagner Society in Bayreuth in August 2018 and she was also chosen to sing in the scholarship holders concert in Bayreuth.

Competitions: 2nd prize in Opera section and 1st prize in Lieder section in Elizabeth Connell Prize competition (Sydney, Australia September 2017). 1st prize in Metropolitan International Music Festival Vocal Competition’s opera division (New York, January 2017). 1st Prize in Lyra New York Competition (New York December 2017) 1st prize and a special prize for the best modern piece in Toivo Kuula Singing Competition (Alavus, Finland August 2016). 2nd. prize in the Nordic-Baltic Vocal Competition (Tallinn, Estonia April 2017).

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