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Biography

 The Finnish Dramatic Soprano Jutta Holmberg graduated from Sibelius Academy of Finland, Opera department, in 2006, obtaining her voice diploma with highest scores (Master of Music).

Her vocal coaches include Anssi Hirvonen, Cynthia Makris, Sirkku Wahlroos-Kaitila and Ritva-Liisa Korhonen

She has taken part in several masterclasses such as the ones with Alessandro Amoretti, Larissa Gergieva, Peter Gülke, Betsy Jolas and Fiorenza Cossotto.

She was among the finalists in Timo Mustakallio Singing Competition 2002 and received the merit award in the Lappeenranta National Singing Competition in 2004. In 2006 she was bestowed the Bayreuth Scholarship by the Finnish Wagner Society.

She sang her debut recital successfully in September 2008 with pianist Kristian Attila.

During years  she has sung a string of operaroles on stage including Tatjana and Larina from Tchaikowsky’s Eugene Onegin, Donna Elvira from W. A Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Leonora from G. Verdi’s Il trovatore and G. Puccini’s Tosca, among others.

During last few years her voice has grown to dramatic soprano and her repertoire includes heroines like Brünnhilde (Wagner/Die Walküre), Turandot (Puccini) and Lady Macbeth (Verdi)

Her other focus is on concert repertoire. Recently she has sung M. Mussorgsky’s song cycle ”Songs and dances of death” with pianist Kiril Kozlovsky and sang as a soloist in A. Dvořák’s  and F. Hidas Requiem in Helsinki, Finland

She performes regularly in Finland and also in Hong Kong, Portugal, Estonia and Austria.