Hildigunnur Einarsdóttir

Mezzo-soprano

Hildigunnur Einarsdóttir

Hildigunnur Einarsdóttir mezzo-soprano, finished her ABSRM diploma at the Reykjavík Academy of Singing and Vocal Arts in 2010 under the guidance of Signý Sæmundsdóttir and Ólöf Kolbrún Harðardóttir. She studied in Berlin with Janet Williams and Kathryn Wright in 2008-2009, and has attended private classes with Jón Þorsteinsson in Utrecht.  She has performed as a soloist in the St. Johns passion and the Christmas oratorio by Bach. She has also performed as a soloist in Judas Maccabaeus and Messiah by Handel amongst other known pieces. Hildigunnur has also premiered numerous compositions by Icelandic contemporary composers and recently made her debut with the Icelandic Symphony orchestra.

Hildigunnur has performed with a number of choirs in Iceland, including Schola Cantorum Reykjavicensis, the Choir of the Icelandic Opera and the Choir Academy of Luebeck. Hildigunnur was nominated as the Singer of the Year in 2014 at the Icelandic Music Award.

Icelandic opera credits