Saara Rauvala

Soprano

BIO

Bio

CV

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BIOGRAPHY

Saara Rauvala is a young up-and-coming soprano from Salo, Finland who possesses "a brilliant beautiful voice with agility and freshness throughout the entire range". She has received praise for her bright, and warm voice and beautiful expressive performance.

In the season 2018-2019 Rauvala is studying at the Malmö Opera Academy and as a part of her studies she’s is singing the roles of Princess and Rövare in Benjamin Staern’s opera Snödrottningen at the Malmö Opera. In the autumn of 2018, she was a soprano soloist with Stockholm Concert Orchestra in Verdi’s Requiem and in the summer of 2018, she received the 3rd price in Kangasniemi singing competition.

Rauvala has graduated as a Bachelor of Opera from the University College of Opera in Stockholm in the spring of 2018 with Robert Hyman and Ulrika Tenstam as her teachers. During her time in Stockholm, she also studied privately with Professor Dorothy Irving. By the time she had finished her studies in Stockholm, she had performed the roles of Monica (G.C. Menotti: The Medium), Miss Wordsworth (B. Britten: Albert Herring) and done her debut at The Royal Swedish Opera as Papagena (W.A. Mozart: Die Zauberlöte).

In addition, she has visited the Vadstena Academy and sang the leading role in their summer production “Kär och Galen” in Giovanni Paisiello's opera Nina. The following year she sang Pamina in Lyric Opera Studio Weimar’s production (W.A. Mozart: Die Zauberlöte). In summer 2018 she sang Antonia in Opera Studio Aino’s konzertante version at the Helsinki Conservatory (J. Offenbach: The tales of Hoffmann). She did her first musical role in 2011 when she sang the role of Liesl from The Sound of Music at Teatteri Provinssi in Salo, Finland. Among opera, Rauvala has a large varied repertoire which includes composers such as Berg, Sibelius, Madetoja, Melartin, Kuula, Grieg, Schubert, Wolf, Strauss, and Debussy.

Rauvala is currently studying under the tutelage of soprano Reetta Haavisto. In addition, she is studying privately with conductor Professor Niels Muus and pianist Professor Ulrich Staerk. She has even participated in masterclasses with Soile Isokoski, Rilla Kyykkä, and Mikko Franck.

She has received scholarships from Finnish Cultural Foundation, Kungliga Musikaliska Akademien, 25 June 1988 foundation, and Vadstena Academy´s scholarship. In 2016 she received a cultural prize from Salon Seudun Sanomat.

REPERTOIRE

Repertoire

Opera
* = under process

Britten, B.

Miss Wordsworth, Albert Herring

Francis Poulenc,

, La voix Humaine *

Menotti, C.

Monica, The Medium

Mozart, W.A.

Papagena, Die Zauberflöte

Pamina, Die Zauberflöte

Susanna *, Le nozze di Figaro

Offenbach, J.

Antonia, The Tales of Hoffmann

Paisiello, G.

Nina, Nina o sia la Pazza per amore

Staern, B.

Prinsessan, Snödrottningen

Rövare, Snödrottningen

Straus, O.

Brünhilde, Die Lustige Nibelungen

VON. Weber, C.M.

Ännchen *, Der Freischüts

Oratorio

Mozart, W.A.

Messa da Requiem

Verdi, G.

Messa da Requiem

Lied repertoire

A large varied repertoire of songs from composers such as ,

Schuber, Schumann, Brahms, Debussy, Grieg Kuula and Madetoja

A. Berg ,

Sieben frühe lieder

Debussy, C.

Nuit d'etoiles

Clair de lune

Fantoches

Romance

Kuusisto, I.

Kiurun portaat - laulusarja

Sibelius, J.

Var det en dröm, , op.37 no 4

Flickan kom ifrån sin älsklings möte, op.37 no 5

Kaiutar, op.72 no 4

Våren flyktar hastigt, op.13 no 4

Vårtagen, op.61 no 8

Illalle , op.17 no 6

När jag drömmer, op 61 no 3

Strauss, R.

Ständchen, op.17 no 2

Zueignung, op.10 no 1

Op. 27

Wolf, H.

, Goethe lieder

, Italienisches Liederbuch

, Spanisches liederbuch

CALENDAR

Calendar

2019

may

12


En färgsprakande musikalisk välgörenhetsgala till förmån för organisationen Star for Life, i regi av musikalkungen Ronny Danielsson. Det blir en genre-explosion med opera, operett, musikal, gospel och popklassiker – med bland annat Anthem, Bro över mörka vatten och Katalogarian ur Don Giovanni. Konferencierer under galan är musikalstjärnorna Sara Lehmann och Lindy Larsson.

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2019

apr

6


Malmö Opera är ett sångens hus och nu kan du vara med och sjunga. Konferencier och allsångsledare är folkkära operasångaren Rickard Söderberg.

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feb

2


Malmö Opera är ett sångens hus och nu kan du vara med och sjunga. Konferencier och allsångsledare är folkkära operasångaren Rickard Söderberg.

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jan

19


Music Benjamin Staern Libretto Anelia Kadieva Jonsson Conductor Cathrine Winnes

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jan

19


Music Benjamin Staern Libretto Anelia Kadieva Jonsson Conductor Cathrine Winnes

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jan

13


Music Benjamin Staern Libretto Anelia Kadieva Jonsson Conductor Cathrine Winnes

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jan

13


Music Benjamin Staern Libretto Anelia Kadieva Jonsson Conductor Cathrine Winnes

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jan

6


Music Benjamin Staern Libretto Anelia Kadieva Jonsson Conductor Cathrine Winnes

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jan

6


Music Benjamin Staern Libretto Anelia Kadieva Jonsson Conductor Cathrine Winnes

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2018

dec

31


Välkomna att fira in det nya året på Malmö Opera med en storslagen musikalisk fest, ledd av den ojämförliga Marianne Mörck.

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dec

31


Välkomna att fira in det nya året på Malmö Opera med en storslagen musikalisk fest, ledd av den ojämförliga Marianne Mörck.

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dec

28


Music Benjamin Staern Libretto Anelia Kadieva Jonsson Conductor Cathrine Winnes

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dec

26


Music Benjamin Staern Libretto Anelia Kadieva Jonsson Conductor Cathrine Winnes

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dec

26


Music Benjamin Staern Libretto Anelia Kadieva Jonsson Conductor Cathrine Winnes

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dec

22


Halikon musiikkiyhdistys järjestää toista kertaa perinteikkään Halikon Joulun. Upeita solisteja ja sovituksia, jousiyhtyettä johtaa Leena Kiiski.

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dec

15


Music Benjamin Staern Libretto Anelia Kadieva Jonsson Conductor Cathrine Winnes

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dec

15


Malmö Opera är ett sångens hus och nu kan du vara med och sjunga. Konferencier och allsångsledare är folkkära operasångaren Rickard Söderberg.

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nov

4


Stockholm Kungsholmen's church

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oct

28


Konsertin ohjelmisto koostuu kolmesta Wolfgang Amadeus Mozartin teoksesta. Kokonaisia teoksia konsertissa kuullaan kaksi, motetti Exsultate, Jubilate ja Pianokonsertto No. 9. Näiden lisäksi kuullaan osa Andante Colloredo-serenadista. Kaikki kolme teosta edustavat Mozartin nuoruudenajan teoksia, joissa alkaa kuulua säveltäjän oma sävellyskieli. Solisteina toimivat pianisti Henni Isojunno, sopraano Saara Rauvala ja viulisti Siru-Lina Ollula. Konsertin johtaa Marko Heikura.

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sept

22
aug

26


Helsinki Conservatory

jul

21


Laulun kesäakatemian opiskelijat, Kangasniemi-sali

jul

16


Kangasniemi-sali klo 19

jul

8


Muurlan kirkko

jul

6


Savonlinnan musiikkiakatemia

may

27


Wermland Opera

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may

26


Wermland Opera

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apr

28


Menotti's the Medium in a joint production with Riksteatern and Operahögskolan I Stockholm, in Stockholm

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apr

24


Menotti's The Medium in a joint production with Riksteatern and Operahögskolan I Stockholm, in Värnamo

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apr

15


Menotti's The Medium in a joint production with Riksteatern and Operahögskolan I Stockholm, in Jönköping

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apr

14


Menotti's The Medium in a joint production with Riksteatern and Operahögskolan I Stockholm, in Jönköping

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mar

24


Giresta kyrkan 16.00

2017

dec

14


Laulu Saara Rauvala urut ja piano Pete Vuorio, vapaa pääsy

may

13


Confidencen - Ulriksdals Slottsteater, Solna

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apr

7


Välkända arior och ouvertyrer av tonsättare som Mozart, Puccini, Verdi och Wagner

mar

11


University College of Stockholm, Sweden

2016

dec

17


nov

27


Karkkilan kirkko

oct

21


Operahögskolan som tillsammans med KTH:s Akademiska kapell ska framföra musik av bl.a. Bizet, Gershwin, Massenet, Menotti, Puccini, Rossini, Tjajkovskij och Verdi!

CONTACT

Contact



Saara is managed by
Chordus Artist Management

Pete Vuorio
+358 20 7959 110
pete . vuorio @ chordus.fi