Solgerd Isalv is a Swedish mezzo soprano currently working as a soloist at the State Theatre Darmstadt and pursuing a freelance career as a concert singer. Her voice, characterised by its beautiful timbre, moves effortlessly through ranges and repertoire. Ms. Isalv is living in Darmstadt, Germany.
As a student of acting as well as lied and opera performance she received numerous prestigious grants and for her performance of Cherubino, in the State Theatre Nuremberg production of Le Nozze di Figaro 2015, she was nominated as best upcoming singer of the year, in the magazine Opernwelt.
Highlights among her roles on the operatic stage include Wellgunde, Gräfin Geschwitz, Lucretia, Carmen and Charlotte (die Soldaten). As a concert soloist Solgerd Isalv often sings sacral works by J.S.Bach, W.A. Mozart or G.Rossini but also later repertoire such as E.Elgar’s Sea Pictures, M.Ravel’s Shéhérazade, Bernstein’s Jeremiah, Martin’s Les Béatitudes and Mahler’s Rückertlieder.
Her background as a violinist has helped ms. Isalv establish herself as an interpreter of contemporary music.
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