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 an agility and freshness throughout the entire range" (Aftonbladet).

She graduated from the University College of Opera in Stockholm under the tutelage of baritone Robert Hyman and Ulrika Tenstam on June 2018 (Bachelor of Opera). Currently, she is studying at the Malmö Academy of Music and Malmö Opera (Master 2018-2020) under the tutelage of Reetta Haavisto. She began her classical singing studies in Helsinki Conservatory with Hanna-Leena Haapamäki, after years of violin and piano studies. Additionally, she has worked with Soile Isokoski, Dorothy Irving, Matti Pelo and Roope Pelo. She has studied lied with Heikki Pellinen and Juho Alakärppä.

Rauvala's opera roles include the roles such as Antonia in J. Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann, Monica in C. Menotti's The Medium, Miss Wordsworth in B. Britten's Albert Herring, Pamina and Papagena in W.A. Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Brünhilde in O. Straus's Die Lustige Nibelungen and Nina in G. Paisiello's Nina. She has also musically studied the role of Gilda in G. Verdi's Rigoletto.

Among opera, Rauvala has a large varied repertoire which includes composers such as Sibelius, Madetoja Kuula, Grieg, Wolf, Strauss, and Debussy.

In summer 2018, Rauvala received shared 3rd price in Kangasniemi singing competition. She has received scholarships from i.a. Finnish Cultural Foundation, Kungliga Musikaliska Akademien, 25 June 1988 foundation and Vadstena Academy´s scholarship and she received a cultural prize from Salon Seudun Sanomat in December 2016.

REPERTOIRE

Repertoire

Opera roles done on stage
* = under process

B. Staern ,

Prinsessan, Snödrottningen

Rövare, Snödrottningen

Britten, B.

Miss Wordsworth, Albert Herring

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

Straus, O.

Brünhilde, Die Lustige Nibelungen

VON. Weber, C.M.

Ännchen *, Der Freischüts

Parts of operas done on stage

Donizetti, G.

Adina, L'elisir d'amore

Lucia, Lucia di Lammermoor

Humperdinck, E.

Gretel, Hänsel und Gretel

Puccini, G.

Musetta, La Bohème

Thomas. A. ,

Ophelia, Hamlet

Verdi, G.

Violetta , La Traviata

Gilda, Rigoletto

Opera arias

Beethoven, L. VAN

O wär ich schon mit dir vereint, Fidelio

Bellini, V.

Oh quante volte, I Capuleti e i Montecchi

Bizet, G.

Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante, Carmen

Donizetti, G.

Quel guardo il cavaliere, Don Pasquale

Prendi, per me sei, L'elisir d'amore

Gounod, C.

The Jewel Song, Faust

Ah! Je veux vivre, Romeo et Julitette

Handel, G.F.

Piangero la sorte mia, Giulio Cesare

Händel, G.F.

V'adoro pupille, Giulio Cesare

Leoncavallo, R.

Stridono lassu, Pagliacci

Melartin, E.

Ainon aaria koivulle, Aino

Mozart, W.A.

Zeffiretti lusinghieri, Idomeneo

Padre, germani, Idomeneo

Se il padre perdei, Idomeneo

Vedrai, Carino, Don Giovanni

Batti, batti o bel Masetto, Don Giovanni

Puccini, G.

O mio babbino caro, Gianni Schicchi

Quando men vo, La Boheme

Donde lieta usci, La Bohème

Rossini, G.

Sombre fore, Wilhelm Tell

Strauss, J.

Mein Herr Marquis, Die Fledermaus

Stravinsky, I.

No word from Tom, The Rake's progress

Verdi, G.

Sul fil d'un soffio etesio, Falstaff

Caro nome, Rigoletto

Lied repertoire

Brahms, J.

Meine Liebe ist grün, op.63 no.5

An die Nachtigall, op.46 no.4

Vergebliches Ständchen, op.84 no.4

Debussy, C.

Nuit d'etoiles

Clair de lune

Fantoches

Romance

Grieg, E.

En Svane, op.25 no 1

Ein Traum, op.48 no 6

Kuula, T.

Tuijotin tulehen kauan, op.2 no 2

Purjein kuutamolla, op.31 no 1

Kuusisto, I.

Kiurun portaat - laulusarja

Madetoja, L.

Hymyi Hypnos, op.9 no 2

Luulit ma katselin sua.. , op.63 no 3

Heijaa, heijaa, op.60 no 1

Schubert, F.

Frühlingsglaube, op.20 no.2

Lachen und Weinen, op.59 no.4

An die Musik, op.88 no.4

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

2018

dec

22


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

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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

28


Music Benjamin Staern Libretto Anelia Kadieva Jonsson Conductor Cathrine Winnes

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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

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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2019

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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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

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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2018

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