Classical Singer

About

Emma Berggren

Swedish soprano Emma Berggren recently made her role debut singing Violetta Valéry in La Traviata with Pacific Lyric Association at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido.

Past operatic roles includes the title role in Tosca, Mimì in La Bohème, Angelica in Suor Angelica, Violetta in La Traviata, the Celestial Voice in Don Carlo, Countess Ceprano in Rigoletto, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, and Papagena and the Second Spirit in Die Zauberflöte. Ms. Berggren has covered roles such as Cio-Cio-San in Madama Butterfly, Giorgetta in Il Tabarro, Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus, the mezzo soprano soloist in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and Johanna in Sweeney Todd. Organizations that Emma has performed and covered roles with in Southern California includes Pacific Lyric Association, Lyric Opera of Orange County, Guild Opera Company, Ridgecrest Opera Guild, Riverside Lyric Opera, California Philharmonic and Golden State Pops Orchestra.

Ms. Berggren was a finalist in the 2022 Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hennings-Fischer Foundation Young Artist Competition and has been featured as a soloist in the Falsterbo-Skanör music summer program in Sweden.

Emma is passionate about introducing children to opera and has performed the role of Queen of Hearts in Robert Chauls’ Alice in Wonderland as part of Guild Opera Company’s community outreach program at many elementary schools in Los Angeles County.

This February Emma will perform selections from Puccini’s Madama Butterfly with Mission Opera. Upcoming operatic roles for the spring include singing the title role in Puccini’s Tosca, Floria in Robert Chauls’ Meanwhile Back at Mario’s and Mercedes in Bizet’s Carmen with Guild Opera Company.

Highlights

Sweeney Todd by Sondheim

La Traviata by Verdi

Suor Angelica by Puccini

Upcoming Performances

Guild Opera Company – Angelica in Suor Angelica – February 2 & 3, 2024 – River of the Valley in Canoga Park

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“Music is the universal language of mankind.”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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