Sofia Larsson is an OAE Rising Star for the 19/20 - 20/21 seasons and recently made her international debut with the orchestra at the George Enescu Festival in Bucharest. This Autumn she makes her Royal Festival Hall and Théâtre des Champs-Elysées debuts and returns to Kings Place as part of the programme.
She recently made her Glyndebourne debut as Donna in Handel's Rinaldo and Premier Esprit in Massenet's Cendrillon. Operatic roles include Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Gretel (Humperdinck Hänsel und Gretel) and Miss Wordsworth (Albert Herring) for Royal College of Music International Opera School, Ginevra (Ariodante) and Calisto (Handel Giove in Argo) for London Handel Festival and the title role in Holst’s Savitri for British Youth Opera. Covered roles include Anne Trulove (Stravinsky The Rake’s Progress) for Festival d’Aix-en-Provence and Antonia and Giulietta for English Touring Opera's production of Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann.
A Britten-Pears Young Artist and passionate recitalist, Sofia won the Elena Gerhardt Lieder Prize, was a member of Song Circle at the Royal Academy of Music and has performed song recitals in the Oxford Lieder Festival, at St Martin in the Fields and The Red House, Aldeburgh. Oratorio concert highlights include Verdi Requiem at The Royal Albert Hall, Mozart Exsultate, Jubilate at St Martin in the Fields, Handel Messiah at King’s Place and Bach St John Passion at St John’s Smith Square, London. Future concerts also include OAE's Bach, the Universe & Everything series at Kings Place, Haydn's Harmoniemesse in Norwich and Mozart's C Minor Mass in Lewes.
Sofia is a graduate of the Royal College of Music International Opera School. She previously trained at the Royal Academy of Music, the English National Opera programme and King’s College London, where she graduated with a first-class honours degree in Music. She is incredibly grateful to have been generously supported in her studies by the Maaike McInnes Charitable Trust, the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation, the Countess of Munster Trust and a Sybil Tutton Opera Award administered by Help Musicians UK. Sofia studies with Dinah Harris.