Following an early career as a flautist, Swedish soprano Lisa Larsson studied singing in Basel, Switzerland. During her first engagements, at the Zurich Opera, she worked with conductors such as Franz Welser-Möst and Nikolaus Harnoncourt. After her debut with Riccardo Muti at La Scala di Milano, she quickly established herself internationally, in particular as a Mozart interpreter, performing Pamina, Susanna, Ilia, Zerlina, Zaide, Servillia, Fortuna and Ismene. She has appeared at renowned European opera-houses including the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Teatro la Fenice, the Bavarian State Opera, the Grand Théatre de Génève, the Opéra de Monte Carlo, the Leipzig Opera, the Theater Basel, the Royal Swedish Opera, the Royal Danish Opera as well as at the Salzburg Festival, the Lucerne Festival, the Glyndebourne Festival and the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. Equally at home on the concert platform, Lisa Larsson is internationally renowned for her diversity and artistry.
Recently added repertoire includes works by Brahms, Berlioz, Mahler, Richard Strauss, Britten, Stravinsky as well as contemporary composers. She has performed with many of today’s most notable conductors, including Claudio Abbado, Sir Colin Davis, David Zinman, Edo de Waart, Daniel Harding, Adam Fischer, Mikhail Pletnev, Antonello Manacorda, Lawrence Renes, Massimo Zanetti, Louis Langrée, Andrew Manze, Douglas Boyd, Juanjo Mena and Vassily Sinasky, in collaborations with orchestras such as the Berlin Philharmonics, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Munich Philharmonics, the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, the Orchestre National de Lyon, the Stockholm Philharmonics, the Nederlands Philharmonics, the Hong Kong Philharmonics and the NHK Orchestra, Tokyo.