Biography

Annie Fredriksson is a mezzo soprano from Sweden and in July of 2013 she graduated from the Royal College of Music International Opera course as a full scholar, studying with Dinah Harris. Annie was generously supported by the Celia and Andrew Curran Scholar supported by a Charles Branchini Award, Opperby Stokowski Scholarship, a Henry Wood award, Sandrews Award, H.T Cedergren, Ruud-Wallenbergs Fond, Frederika Brehmer Stiftelse, Gålöstiftelse and the Josephine Baker Trust Scheme. She was also given the prestigious scholarship from Anders Wall in Stockholm.

Her operatic experiences have included: Dorabella from Cosí fan Tutte at Malmö Opera, Venus from Orphée aux enfers by Offenbach at Malmö Opera, Cherubino from Le nozze di Figaro at Läckö Castle. Rövarflickan in the newly written piece, Snödrottningen by B. Stearn at Malmö Opera. More roles and engagements have included Sesto from by Giuglio Cesare by Handel at Teatr. Wielki in Poznán. Zaida from Il Turco di Italia, by Rossini, at Läckö Castle in Sweden. In 2016 she returned to Piteå Kammaropera to perform the role as Eva Rausing from the opera, Stilla min eld, by Nicolai Dunger and Fredrik Högberg.

In October of 2015, Annie was touring in the north of Sweden alongside with Piteå Kammaropera / NEO, performing the role as Gabrielle in a contemporary opera by Marcus Fjellström and Daniel Pedersen called Boris Christ. 

In the spring of 2015 Annie performed the role as Cherubino from Le nozze di Figaro, by Mozart, at Norrlandsoperan in Umeå. 2014 Mary from The Silvership by J.M Kraus and J. Dominique at Vadstena Castle followed by La Clemenza di Tito at Teatru Manolo in Malta. Cherubino and 2nd Bridesmaid in Le nozze di Figaro at Glyndebourne Festival 2013. Tirinto in Handel´s Imeneo, Nerone in L´incoronazione di Poppea by Monteverdi, Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro by Mozart. She in Lie Down and Stay by Michael Shearer, Octavian in Strauss´s Der Rosenkavalier, the Fox in Janacek' s The Cunning Little Vixen RCM Opera scenes In May of 2011 Annie joined the RCM International Opera School to Paris to sing the role as Lady Saphir in Gillbert & Sullivans opera, Patience, at the Musée d'Orsay.

Engagements during the years spend in London included an appearance at the Cadogan Hall performing the Gypsy Songs, Op.55 by Dvořák, Jean Sibelius and Richard Strauss songs. Annie was singing one of the female voices in Leoš Janáček's, The Diary of the One Who Disappeared, at the Wigmore Hall with Christianne Stotijn and Mark Padmore. She also was performing in a lunch recital at the Oxfordlieder Festival. Lunchrecital at the RA museum in the spring 2012. Soloist in Vivaldi's Magnificat, De Lalande's De profundis with the Epsom Choral Society. Bach´s Magnificat, Messe no 2 and Herz und Mund. Mozart´s Mass in C, the Coronation Mass. Handel´s Coronations Anthems with Laurence Cummings as a conductor. She has also taken part in masterclasses with Gerald Finley, Lawrence Zazzo, Ann Murray, Roger Vignoles, Dame Anne Evans, Håkan Hagergård and Ingrid Tobiasson. 


Roles performed

2022    Dorabella       Cosí fan Tutte, Mozart                                   Folkoperan / Uppsala Stadsteater / Swe

2022    Tintomara      Tintomara, L.J Werle                                      Läcko Castle / Swe

2020    Dorabella       Cosí fan Tutte, Mozart                                    Malmö Opera / Swe

2020    Venus             Orfeus in the Underworld, Offenbach          Malmö Opera / Swe

2019    Cherubino       Le nozze di Figaro, Mozart                            Läckö Castle / Swe

2018    V.M Neipperg  Die Fledermaus, J. Strauss                           Opera i Ystad / Swe

2018    Rövarflickan    Snödrottningen, B. Stearn                             Malmö Opera / Swe

2018    Sesto                Giulio Cesare, Handel                                    Teatr Wielki Poznán / PL

2017    Zaida                 Il Turco di Italia, Rossini                                 Läckö Castle / Swe

2016    Eva Rausing      Stilla min eld, N. Dunger, F. Högberg          Piteå Kammaropera NEO / Swe

2015    Gabrielle            Boris Christ, M. Fjellström                            Piteå Kammaropera NEO / Swe

2015    Cherubino          Le nozze di Figaro, Mozart                          Norrlandsoperan / Swe

2014    Mary                   The Silvership, J.M Kraus                             Vadstena Castle / Swe

2014    Annio                  La Clemenza di Tito, Mozart                        Teatru Manolo / Malta

2013    Cherubino          Le nozze di Figaro, Mozart                           Glyndebourne / UK

2013    Tirinto                  Imeneo, Handel                                            London Handel Festival Britten Theatre / UK

2012    Nerone                L´incoronazione di Poppea C. Monteverdi Britten Theatre / UK

2012    Marcellina           Le nozze di Figaro, Mozart                          Britten Theatre / UK

2011    Lady Saphir          Patience, Gillbert & Sullivan                       Musée d'Orsay / FR

2011    Oktavian               Der Rosenkavalier, Strauss                         Britten Theatre / UK (scenes)

2011     The Fox                The Cunning Little Vixen, Janáček            Britten Theatre / UK (scenes)

2007    Helena                 A Midsummer Night´s Dream,                    Britten Teater 3 / Swe

2007    Hänsel                 Hänsel und Gretel,                                       Humperdinck Teater 3 / Swe

2006    Dorebella            Cosi fan tutte, Mozart                                  Teater 3 / Swe

2006    Idamante             Idomeneo, Mozart                                       Teater 3 / Swe

2005     Xerxes                 Xerxes, Handel                                            Teater 3 / Swe