Biography

1997, Maria graduates from Södra Latins Music program (music school) in Stockholm.

1997-1998, She is starting her studies at Operastudio 67 in Stockholm, education for opera singers.

1998-, Maria starts taking private singinglessons for the swedish operasinger, mezzosoprano and court singer Barbro Ericson who is still Maria’s voicecoach.

2003-2010, Maria becomes a member in the choir and the opera company Con Voce directed by the church musician Conny Holmgren. Maria was during this period active both as chorister and soloist at different classical concerts in churches, and also on stages such as Nybrokajen 11 in Stockholm. On this stage she has participated in theatrical performances and done the role as Waltraute in Wagners Götterdämmerung and the role as Erda in Wagners Das Rheingold, on this stage Maria has also done the role as the courtier Smeton in Anna Bolena by Donizetti. This role she also did in an opera performance during the summer 2008 in Sankt Nicolai ruin (old church) in Visby and during 2008 she also did this role at the Eskilstuna Theater.

With the opera company Con Voce Maria has appeared as altosoloist in Mozarts requiem and altosoloist in Messiah by Haendel in Ersta Church in Stockholm with Drottningholm Baroque Ensemble.

2004, Maria does a concert tour with classical guitarist in different cities in Sweden, totally 13 concerts with romances/lieder composed by for example Rangström, Sibelius, Grieg, de Frumerie, R.Strauss, Schubert and Schumann.

2009-2011, Maria is hired as a soloist at several concerts with Stockholms Stråkensemble conducted by the conductor /pianist/composer Kim Malmquist. During this period Maria appeared as altosoloist in Vesperae solennes de confessore by Mozart in Eric Ericssonhallen and as altosoloist in Gloria by Vivaldi on the stage at Nybrokajen 11 in Stockholm.

2010, Maria does a concert with romances/lieder in Stockhom with the conductor and pianist Kim Malmquist. Music by Sibelius, Grieg, Rangström, de Frumerie, Bizet, Schubert.

2012-2013, Maria becomes a member in Stockholms Domkyrkokör (Stockholm Churchchoir) as a chorister and also a member as a soloist in Stockholms Domkyrkokvartett (soloist quartet in Storkyrkan in Stockholm) under the direction of the musician and composer Michael Waldenby.

2014, Maria is hired as a soloist at several concerts during christmas 2014 in Trier, in Germany. Concerts in the big basilica (big church) in Trier.

2016- , Maria becomes a member in a new singing ensemble, Wild voices, in Stockholm under the direction of the musician and composer Michael Waldenby. With this singing ensemble Maria has appeared as a mezzosoprano-/altosoloist. The ensemble has performed several concerts with opera music and sacred music in churches in Stockholm during 2016, 2017 and now during 2018.